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Melted solder

Melted solder

Overheating can melt the solder connections between the segments and the armature windings. Sever cases show as a ring of melted solder around the inside of the casing.

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    Replacing dynamo brushes

    The carbon brushes are a sliding fit in oblong holders on the dynamo endplate. Coiled springs bear against the tops of the brushes to hold them in contact with the commutator. Read more

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