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i have a hobart 80 quart mixer and the motor makes a noise

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i have a hobart 80 quart mixer and the motor makes a noise an does not start unless i manually turn the motor shaft and tun on the switch at the same time.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  kingcobra80 replied 11 months ago.
It sounds like the motor bearing is beginning to seize or possibly the brushes are worn. You can try to lubricate the bearing at the point where the shaft comes out. Also make sure the motor bearings are at least 1/2" long each, anything less replace them.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.

the bearings seem to be fine. If it is the brushes do I have to remove the motor from the machine? to replace them, and if i do can you sent me a picture or a diagram and show me how to remove the motor.

Expert:  kingcobra80 replied 11 months ago.
I think on that model you should be able to reach the brushes without removing the motor
Customer: replied 11 months ago.

i try and i canott see anything, would you please find out and sent me a picture or a diagram that shows the location of the brushes. Thank You

Expert:  kingcobra80 replied 11 months ago.
I will see what I can find.
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Customer: replied 11 months ago.

are ou still working on my case or you forgot about it?

Expert:  kingcobra80 replied 11 months ago.
No I'm still trying to find a service manual or diagram to send you. No luck so far.
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