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I have an Hammond Organ Rhythm II (T 412) Serial Nr. 8-58693

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I have an Hammond Organ Rhythm II (T 412) Serial Nr. 8-58693
Leslie Tremolo Unit Nr.121-0000-38
The Organ was playing fine ,but now bit by bit there is cratching Noise
accompanying each Key !
I oiled the Organ already. Still cratching Noise.
What can be done ?
Regards *****
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electronic Musical Instruments
Expert:  ITPeter replied 1 year ago.

Hi Otto

Expert:  ITPeter replied 1 year ago.

After oiling it takes some time for the oil to work its way into the mechanical parts.

If the noise does not reduce after letting the tremolo unit run for some time, then the problem may be due to aging components in the pre-amp.