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Author Topic: Anyone familiar with "dead" dremels?  (Read 2303 times)
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« on: August 18, 2016, 03:50:56 PM »


The speed controller of my 3000 did get a bit iffy in the last 18 months then a year ago she died, just dead in the box, was blown out regularly etc etc, anyone suggest a quick fix?

I'm in talks with Bosch at the moment (goods not fit for purpose / reasonable quality re a PSB 14.4 drill where the chuck died after minimal use, it's an eye popping 25+ quid for a new one from them! ..but whilst they have offered to take a look (no mention of costs) I'd like to think that for the dremel i'd investigaed all avenues before possibly refusing a repair fee close to the cost of a new unit (37.95) & at least having one for spares / seek out a second hand unit.

It screwed me over last year when I really needed it for shaded pumpkins & there's ony 86 odd days to go!  (halloween)
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« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2016, 03:57:49 PM »

I have to take mine apart every now and then and clean internally.
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« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2016, 06:27:36 PM »

http://www.homediystuff.com/fixing-a-dremel-rotary-drill-with-faulty-motor-speed-control-switch-vsc/

Very good repair guide (photo-tastic) for the well known issue of the speed controller / triac problem. ..likely what mine is suffering from.
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