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Sander motor won't shut off!

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by yellowdogs, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. yellowdogs

    yellowdogs Junior Member
    Messages: 26

    I fired up my sander this morning everything worked fine. No problems with the off switch. I had to tighten the mounting bolts for the starter and now when I push the off switch the motor won't shut off. I had to choke it to shut it off. Anyone have any suggestions on where to start looking? Thanks
  2. ashsupply

    ashsupply Junior Member
    from nh
    Messages: 26

    If your switch is fine, i would check the ground connection on the motor
  3. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,391

    I think that right around where the starter is at, is the coil wires. that's how the motor shuts off, by gnding the coil wire. so ck your wires
  4. yellowdogs

    yellowdogs Junior Member
    Messages: 26

    Thanks for the help. I found a wire that came off. She works great again.