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western tornado...3rd broken spinner motor

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by all ferris, Jan 7, 2011.

  1. all ferris

    all ferris Senior Member
    Messages: 123

    you read the title right. this is rediculous. spreader is just over 1 year old and the spinner motor has sheared the motor shaft off for the 3rd time. i am loosing money left and right. this spreader has already cost me more money in lost work than what the spreader cost new. i want a new spreader and i want it now!!!!! what do i have to do to get western to do to buy this thing back from me so i can get a new one. lemon law?
  2. fabcraftinc

    fabcraftinc Member
    Messages: 70

    When you say "broken motor" tell me exactly what the problems have been
  3. XtremeSnowPros

    XtremeSnowPros Member
    Messages: 33

    I'm on my 2nd motor. One sheared off. Other started making noise and stopped working.
  4. Mackman

    Mackman PlowSite.com Addict
    from S.E. PA
    Messages: 1,356

    On my 2nd motor as well.
  5. all ferris

    all ferris Senior Member
    Messages: 123

    what I don't understand is why DD doesn't just use a motor with a bigger shaft? The motor is obviously a problem and all they tell me when I call their support phone # is that they are doing some testing?????? WTF, FIX THE EFFING THING! I'm real close to calling a lawyer because this thing has cost me enough money.
  6. all ferris

    all ferris Senior Member
    Messages: 123

    Every motor has sheared the shaft off at the bottom bearing. JUNK:realmad::gunsfiring: