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WEN Tool will not turn on ¶ 

No matter what you do, you can't get your WEN Rotary to turn on.

Not Connected ¶ 

Before you try anything else make sure that the device is properly plugged into a working electrical socket.

Broken power switch ¶ 

See guide for replacement.

Stator wiring might not make contact with the connector ¶ 

This is the last resource, this happens when the stater wires are not making contact with its connector, to fix this issue a dis-assembly will be required in order to make the connections work.

Faulty power cable ¶ 

See guide for replacement.

Speed adjuster does not change speed ¶ 

While trying to move the speed adjuster the speed of the rotary tool doesn’t seem to change.

Maybe nothing is wrong! ¶ 

Maybe the change in speed of rotation is not being perceived by you but it is working properly!

Speed adjuster is loose ¶ 

This might mean the dial is not well adjusted. See guide.

Bits/ends no longer screw on ¶ 

Doesn’t matter how tight you try to put the bits/ends they fall off

Rotary tool end broken ¶ 

The end connector piece, the collet nut, may wear out and no longer hold in bits. See guide for replacement.

Bit/end broken ¶ 

Maybe the bit you’re trying to use is worn out or it’s too small for this Rotary Tool, be sure it is tighten well.

It is rotating too slowly ¶ 

The bit is rotating too slowly, its not supposed to work that way!

Low power is being driven to the motor ¶ 

This might mean that something is limiting the power to the motor. You may need to disassemble the device in order to see if everything is correctly assembled. See guide for replacement.

Wrong speed setting ¶ 

Make sure that the speed setup is in a higher setting if the tool is not rotating fast enough.

Device is overheating ¶ 

After using the device it is way too hot!

Over Use ¶ 

This device is not meant to be used for extended periods of time. Make sure to occasionally pause during use in order to reduce temperature.

Too much power is being drawn to the motor ¶ 

This might mean something is drawing too much power inside the tool, like a short circuit or something similar. Try a different outlet.

The fan is broken ¶ 

The fan may not be functioning properly making your device over heat. See guide for replacement.

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