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Bosch 3107dvs problem. sander quit working,

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Bosch 3107dvs problem. sander quit working,


Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Daniel replied 4 years ago.
Hi there and welcome to Just Answer.

I see some time has gone by on your question, do you still need help with this?

Let me know
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

What information do you need?


Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Relist: Other.
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Expert:  Rich replied 4 years ago.

Hello .. can you describe how this sander came to be not working ?

wee you using it ? or just tried it ?

did you check the outlet with another electrical tool ?

or did you try this one in another outlet ?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Don't know where my original info went but I will repeat. Sander quit working. When tested had power through the on/off switch to the speed governor but

not out of it. Replaced governor. Same result. Replaced it again with same result. If governor bypassed, sander operates great but only at max speed.

Expert:  Rich replied 4 years ago.

OK .. I am not that familiar with that type of control ..

seems that if you replaced the governor and still had the problem .. maybe there is an oops in the wiring to it

I am going to opt out and see if anyone else can pick this up ..

do not start another thread .. come back to this one for future interaction

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

you aren't listening. I have power to the speed governor when the on/off switch is on. but none out of it. When it is bypassed with power from the switch, it operates at full speed.

Expert:  Rich replied 4 years ago.
I got that. Just thinking out loud. So it seems that there are two places where the fault could be. Inside the governor. Which you have replaced. Or. In how it is connected. ??
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Governor comes with two spade connectors, one in, one out. Each is a unique shape and cannot be confused. Again, when power is routed around the speed governor to the same connection on the motor, the sander runs fine. I can't believe that all three speed governors are/were faulty. I guess I may just have to get used to a one speed sander.


no reponse I'm gone

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