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Rainbow SE Motor Brushes Arcing
\015 Dear Sir,I have a Rainbow SE and I noticed that is was giving of a bit of a burning smell when running. ( same problem that you address here https://www.fixya.com/secure/support/t475735-burning_smell)I have disassembled and the brushes are arcing when the motor is turned on. When I spin the armature by hand I can feel a slight amount of vibration which make me think one of the motor bearings is shot so I was going to replace those but my question is: How do I test the armature to make sure that is not the problem? Do I just test each spot on the armature with a multi meter looking for continuity?The brushes look good they are still about an inch long.Thanks\015
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Rainbow SE Motor Brushes Arcing
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