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Old 11th September 2007, 11:54 PM   #1
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Default Motor trouble on systemdek t/t

Hi,

A friend has experienced trouble with the motor on his systemdek with it randomly reversing its direction of rotation on start up.

Can anyone hazard a guess at the cause? I wonder if the phase shift capacitor in the AC motor power supply has failed?

Thought I would ask for inspiration before opening the thing up.

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Rob.
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Old 12th September 2007, 07:26 PM   #2
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Definitely the first thing I would consider and the most likely and also the cheapest,you will want the same value - read it off the old capacitor and sufficient voltage capacity to take mains voltage.
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Old 12th September 2007, 09:15 PM   #3
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Yes, try the phase shift cap - I had exactly this problem in my ariston TT until I discovered I made a boo boo in wiring the caps in place. The motor may also appear to find it hard to get going.


Fran
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Old 13th September 2007, 12:36 AM   #4
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Thanks for the responses guys.

Rob.
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