need new motors or can I/someone repair them?

motor hums but does not rotate

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Hi,

If the motor hums it may be that the brushes are worn.

Is there a make and model number anywhere on the 'dolls'?

Post some close up pictures back here, perhaps someone may be able to identify them exactly and be of further help.

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LPfaff....I get no movement at all ...It hums hobby shop does not know where I would find them ....It very well might be a stripped gear...I will try to open it and see what it looks like. I do appreciate you help in trying to help me I tried to add photos by the page does not allow me to do that ..info on the motor----2.5 ccw/cw AC 120 v 50/60 Hz 5/6 rpm thank you

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Hi @sueanne1 ,

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sue clinto, sorry the hobby shop was of no help, if these Doll's are very sentimental, perhaps try a small appliance repair shop or clock repairer/maker if able as they deal with this type of stuff also and may have leads to replacement parts or will actually do repair. Below I posted a couple links perhaps you will see a like motor in the pic's and you can click on for details,price,availability. If your dolls have a make and model# you can also google for replacement parts perhaps. Good luck.

https://www.google.ca/search?q=animated+...

https://www.amazon.com/CHANCS-5-6RPM-TYC...

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@sueanne1 , Sue, If you are able to disassemble Christmas doll and check that the motor is indeed the problem and not perhaps a stripped gear or possibly out of adjustment. You can then take the motor/gear with you to a good hobby shop and find replacement part perhaps. You could also try a search on the net for replacement part using the make and model of your Doll. If not keen on trying the repair yourself, try a good local small appliance repair shop. Good luck. I hope this helped you out, if so let me know by pressing the helpful button.

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