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Karcher K2 (Burnt Motor *** Pics inside)

Discussion in 'Appliances' started by Steinad, 4 Jan 2021.

  1. Steinad

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    My K2 Compact stopped working after a couple of minutes. It is 4 year old. I have been reading different posts and I believe it is not a capacitor. It also smells like burnt. When I opened it I found that 2 plates were missing. So I believe that is the reason why I only get a buzzing noise but the pump never starts anymore.

    I have made sure there is no airlock, and the water flow is enough.

    Should I look for a spare motor second or go for a brand new unit? I believe the other K2 models are using the same motor.

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    That motor definitely needs replacing, what you call plates are segments of the commutator which also has other damage & repair is not a diy job. It's always better to use new parts as there is no way of knowing if used ones are ok or not & how long they may last
     
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