Introduction

I have a broken drill , we will try to find out what the problem is, You will see how we take this drill apart en check out the components and parts.

Image 1/2: plug your drill into a power outlet and try it. Image 2/2: If the machine wants to start but immediately shuts down , there is a chance the brushes needs to be replaced.
  • first of all we will check the power.

  • plug your drill into a power outlet and try it.

  • If the machine wants to start but immediately shuts down , there is a chance the brushes needs to be replaced.

  • If no power comes up ( like mine) you have to check the power cord first

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Image 1/3: remove the flathead/torx screw at the upper side of the frame. Image 2/3: slide the frame to the right. Image 3/3: slide the frame to the right.
  • remove the 2 flathead/ torx screws holding the plastic frame at the bottom.

  • remove the flathead/torx screw at the upper side of the frame.

  • slide the frame to the right.

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Image 1/2: put the red probe from the multimeter on the brown cable and ( copper head)and the black probe of the multimeter on the blue wire ( copper head) Image 2/2: if you measure 230 V it should be ok ( in Europe it is 230 V.. i think in the US it would be 110V ...)
  • check the brown and blue wire with a multimeter.

  • put the red probe from the multimeter on the brown cable and ( copper head)and the black probe of the multimeter on the blue wire ( copper head)

  • if you measure 230 V it should be ok ( in Europe it is 230 V.. i think in the US it would be 110V ...)

  • be sure you put the multimeter in AC V mode and not in DC.

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Image 1/3: be gently and careful with the condensator. ( yellow "briwk" with the 2 black small wires. Image 2/3: be gently and careful with the condensator. ( yellow "briwk" with the 2 black small wires. Image 3/3: be gently and careful with the condensator. ( yellow "briwk" with the 2 black small wires.
  • Remove power cable by removing the 2 flathead/torx screws.

  • be gently and careful with the condensator. ( yellow "briwk" with the 2 black small wires.

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  • remove the 2 small screws holding the brown and blue powerwires.

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  • check fot bad connections. ( in this case you will see one bad connection from the condensator )

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Image 1/2: how more powerfull the motor ,  the more likely  a bad switch is. Image 2/2: when reasemble the switch/machine : under the switch there is a plastic pin , that has to fit in a gap from the "forward, reverse) switch
  • pull out the switch to check the connections and measure out the switch.

  • how more powerfull the motor , the more likely a bad switch is.

  • when reasemble the switch/machine : under the switch there is a plastic pin , that has to fit in a gap from the "forward, reverse) switch

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  • remove the 2 swal torx (t9) screws , holding the brush head.

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  • when replacing : push the brush in the head ; click the wire on the right place and put it back. sometimes you will need to push the brush in place.

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  • remove 1 torx ('t9) screw to remove the brush head.

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  • Insert wisdom here.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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