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Offline pyper1981

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Festool BHC motor jammed
« on: July 31, 2020, 01:39 AM »
Hi Guys..

Using my SDS at work today and without warning it jammed solid, if i pull the trigger it just beeps at me.

I opened it up when i got home and it looks like the black fan/wheel on the end of the motor has moved out a little and jammed against the plastic body.

Has anyone seen this before? is it worth fixing as its out of warranty.


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Offline Alex

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Re: Festool BHC motor jammed
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2020, 02:18 AM »
Has anyone seen this before? is it worth fixing as its out of warranty.

Nope, not seen this before. Looks like a little design flaw, the fan wandering off by itself, you'd think something like that is fixed sturdily in place. Probably the combination of rotation + hammering that proved too much.

Whether it is worth fixing is up to you, do you want to use your BHC again.

I'd contact Festool about this.

Offline six-point socket II

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Re: Festool BHC motor jammed
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2020, 03:43 AM »
Also haven't seen or heard of this before.

Worth fixing? Probably. The BHC is a good tool and from the available pictures it seems it's rather a minor fix - if it's really just the fan.

So yeah, contact Festool.

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