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Old 18-09-2018, 09:06 PM   #1
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Any sparkys want to try and fix my DA please?!

Got a Argos challenger DA a few years ago and been working well untill today. Had an intermittent fault cutting out but wiggling the wire seemed to make it work.

Finished the car and thought it mite have come loose inside so took the back off. All the wires seemed ok and it still worked giving them a wiggle. Cldnt see no loose connections etc. Then it stopped working full stop :-/ checked fuse in plug and all ok.

Can post out if some one fancies a challenge to fix it please. It doesn’t owe me anything so if it gets lost in the post or can’t be fixed then no prob. Will package and PayPal postage :-) plus a pint - London prices :-)



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Old 18-09-2018, 09:38 PM   #2
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Check the electric brush...maybe it only needs a replacement.
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Old 18-09-2018, 09:46 PM   #3
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This was exactly the same problem I had with my DAS6, turned out it was a break in tthe cable about 6 inches from the machine , a friend of mine cut the cable and re attached.
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I'll have a go if you like.
I've fixed a few for people in the past.
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This was exactly the same problem I had with my DAS6, turned out it was a break in tthe cable about 6 inches from the machine , a friend of mine cut the cable and re attached.
thanks for the replies

i thought that so as u can see in the pic i cut the cable but the wigglying wires was above how far i had cut so think it was one of the four pins onto the circuil board :-/
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Old 18-09-2018, 10:04 PM   #6
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I'll have a go if you like.
I've fixed a few for people in the past.
thats great thanks :-) keep the wife off my back as darn't ask for a new one!

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Old 18-09-2018, 10:27 PM   #7
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We have a lot of angle grinders at work and this is a common problem ,usually a break in the cable just below the handle.exact same symptoms intermittent then packs in completely.does give you the chance to put a longer cable though.
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Was going to say the same. Fixed loads of hand held appliances at work due to breaks in the cable. Easy step is to replace cable if nothing else is obvious
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The machine arrived this morning.
As expected, a break in the cable.
It was on the neutral side as it enters the machine.

All up and running again
Have it a little service too - checked brushes, greased the hearing.
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The machine arrived this morning.
As expected, a break in the cable.
It was on the neutral side as it enters the machine.

All up and running again
Have it a little service too - checked brushes, greased the hearing.
Great job mister Awesome deed

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