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Author Topic: ETS EC 125/3 Sander won't start  (Read 2238 times)

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Offline Gatesway

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ETS EC 125/3 Sander won't start
« on: November 22, 2016, 05:01 PM »
I have been using my sander (purchased 7/7/16) off and on this week and now it wont start.  I read the manual and the only thing it noted about not starting was an electronic indicator that senses the presence of a vacuum.

Help!  I'm in the middle of a project and this is a killer deal!



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Offline TylerC

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Re: ETS EC 125/3 Sander won't start
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2016, 07:19 PM »
I'd recommend that you call our service team tomorrow. It might be difficult to diagnose the issue via FOG posts. As a heads up, the office will be closed from tomorrow evening (Wed., Nov. 23 at 5:00 pm ET) until Monday morning for the Thanksgiving holiday.

If you're not able to get ahold of them tomorrow, please let me know, and I'll see what I can do.
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Offline dalep

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Re: ETS EC 125/3 Sander won't start
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2016, 04:24 PM »
As you noted in the manual, are you using it with an extractor?


Offline antss

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Re: ETS EC 125/3 Sander won't start
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2016, 11:56 AM »
Send it in. 

A few people have reported electronic failures, and I'll bet that's what's wrong with yours.