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Power is not getting to the engine. Engine will not turn on but other cars attached have faint lighting

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Check the connection from the transformer to the track, and that all the track is well connected. Make sure nothing is touching both tracks, shorting them out.

Posted on Nov 26, 2013

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SOURCE: Hello: Train won't move

CHECK FOR SWITCH ON BOTTOM OF TRAIN

Posted on Dec 07, 2008

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Yes they do. I have the #380-2 Water Tank car (and the other 4 that are available) They run and operate just as the other cars do.

Posted on Dec 16, 2009

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Make sure you the wheels on the cars are actually rolling and not sliding (being drug down the track) Most of the animation is down mechanically as the set moves.

Posted on Dec 16, 2009

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This train set is very particular and getting it to work each Christmas is a family tradition in frustration. First you must make sure that all the pieces of track are connected properly and that the track is perfectly symmetrical and flat. We double-check the battery positions every year and find one in wrong. There are + and - signs, but they're hard to see; use a flashlight. There is a black toggle switch below and behind the red stack that toggles forward (to make the train go forward) and backwards (reverse); straight out perpendicular to the train is the "stop" position. Also, you have to start at a stop/switch station. One other note: behind the red stack, there is a smaller black stack. If you turn this, you can make smoke come out of the stack. I think I remember someone suggesting a drop of cooking oil. Hope this helps!!! Hope you get it set up for Christmas!!!

Posted on Dec 24, 2009

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Make sure your track is clean. take a green scrub pad and rub the track to clean off any tarnish

Posted on Dec 28, 2009

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Make sure you the wheels on the cars are actually rolling and not sliding (being drug down the track) Most of the animation is down mechanically as the set moves.

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Hello: Train won't move


CHECK FOR SWITCH ON BOTTOM OF TRAIN

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