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Old 03-12-2011, 04:34 PM   #1
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Megs G220 gone phuttt!

Bought my G220 not long after they came out in the UK and have used it quite sparingly ever since. Perhaps a total of 7 or 8 different occasions, usually after I purchase a new car!!

Powered it up just after lunch (yes I've bought a new car!), and it immediately felt a little lumpy. 15 mins and half a bonnet later it ground to a hault - not been able to restart it since.

Anyone have any suggestions? I'm aware that there were some issues with these early G220's but this is the first time I've had a problem. I'm guessing Megs wouldn't be interested now?

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Just found the invoice and it's dated Feb 2008!!! Blimey, time flies!
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Brushes? Meguiars are very good at dealing with early faulty machines, would give them a shout no harm in trying.
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Brushes? Meguiars are very good at dealing with early faulty machines, would give them a shout no harm in trying.
Thanks for that.

I've emailed a chap I found on the Megs Online site (Meguiars Internet Technical Specialist), and detailed my problem.

He's in the USA. Probably a silly question, but is there a UK distribitor I should be contacting instead?
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mine did the same, after a couple of years like you i had used it no more than 10 times, i sold mine on ebay to fund a das6 pro
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mine did the same, after a couple of years like you i had used it no more than 10 times, i sold mine on ebay to fund a das6 pro

That was probably my next question - what do I buy next?! I'm a little put off by another G220 given the problem with my current, hardly used, example.
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That was probably my next question - what do I buy next?! I'm a little put off by another G220 given the problem with my current, hardly used, example.
They brought a new version out that im sure Meguiars would swap for your faulty one. Think they are on here somewhere.
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Mine did the same about 6 months ago. Just change the brushes and it will be fine.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BOSCH-1607...item2c59a14b84

Be carefull though, they are quite fragile.
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Thanks for the help guys. I'll definitely try Meguiars first.
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