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Re: brose motor brushes(window motors)
Couldn't agree more about the window motor. I've done mine on 86 5kcst. Took
apart, cleaned the contacts with sand paper, put some grease and assembled.
Works like new, was dead before. Mine was made by Siemens, should be
similar. I' am sure that 90% of Audi window problems could be treated this way.
87 5ksAt 07:27 PM 1/25/98 -0500, you wrote:
>Being slightly insane, I completely disassembled the assembly for the
>window motor. I found exactly what I was looking for...a trashed motor.
>Seems the brushes wore out and the thing committed suicide.
>The motor is made by a company called Brose, I believe(it was printed in
>large letters on the motor housing.)
>Anyone know a source for brushes for this motor, or in general?(I figure if
>worse comes to worse, I can buy generic brushes and trim them lengthwise to
>$10 max for a set of brushes sure beats something like $150 from Shokan for
>new(no Shokan comments please) or $240 from mechanic(ordering from VW/Audi)
>for an entire new motor. Zeesh.
>After this adventure, I'm going to give the sunroof motor a look and see if
>I can figure out why the thing is slowing down(it's not lube...been there,
>Hostes alienigeni me abduxerunt. Qui annus est?
>Te audire non possum. Musa sapientum fixa est in aure.
>Ita, scio hunc 'sig file' veterem fieri.