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FESTOOL DISCUSSIONS => Ask Festool => Topic started by: techne on October 17, 2019, 08:43 AM

Title: Replace motor in KAPEX KS 120 EB with motor from KS 120 REB?
Post by: techne on October 17, 2019, 08:43 AM
Apologies if this has already been discussed. 

Is it possible to replace the motor in the KAPEX KS 120 EB (561287) with the new motor from the Kapex KS 120 REB (575306 - 2019 Model), if it eventually fails?

Title: Re: Replace motor in KAPEX KS 120 EB with motor from KS 120 REB?
Post by: Samo on December 07, 2019, 02:04 PM
Interesting   [unsure]

Is this the fix?
Title: Re: Replace motor in KAPEX KS 120 EB with motor from KS 120 REB?
Post by: Jiggy Joiner on December 07, 2019, 02:12 PM
Apologies if this has already been discussed. 

Is it possible to replace the motor in the KAPEX KS 120 EB (561287) with the new motor from the Kapex KS 120 REB (575306 - 2019 Model), if it eventually fails?

If what many have heard, including me, I would say yes.

Apparently the later EB’s have the upgrade parts fitted, that the latest REB’s have.
Again apparently, the later EB’s were fitted with the “Fix” right up until REB launch.
Title: Re: Replace motor in KAPEX KS 120 EB with motor from KS 120 REB?
Post by: kevinculle on December 07, 2019, 03:31 PM
It sounds like any service replacement motors will include the new spec motor parts.  I have an ooooold (2009 vintage) Kapex that has been well behaved so I will count on it continuing to work rather than spend for a new motor prophylactically.