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Ajak Motor proper maintenance

Discussion in 'C-BAND Satellite Discussion' started by Vintagesports, Jan 1, 2018.

  1. Vintagesports

    Vintagesports Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Pro

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    Anyone know how to properly maintain an Ajak motor? It has a screw on top. Should I put some kind of grease through it? Does it need to be cleaned first from any old lube or do I just apply in it new grease? It seems to be working fine but does it need to be greased or lubed now and then?
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    No maintenance required. Don't touch that screw! It adjusts the primary worm drive inside the motor.
     
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    optical switch 009.JPG If you want you can remove the reed switch cover plate (three screws) under that is a magnet wheel. It is held onto the shaft with friction. You can grab the wheel in the center with a pair of pliers and pull it off. Under that is that primary worm gear drive. You could put some grease in there. Not too much.
     
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    Vintagesports Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Pro

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    Thank you Magic Static
    You have been so helpful
    Happy New Year!
     
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    Hey I want that motor hevy duty were can I get one for sale motor only
     
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    Go drive around rural areas around Denver and hope for the best.
     
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    There are not too many of these out there nowadays. Maybe with some luck you can find one attached to a HH cband dish. I was actually very very lucky to find one in Puerto Rico.
    Good Luck!
     
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