Vectrix Gearbox Clunking

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jmap
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Hello everyone...

What's the probable cause of the Vectrix Gearbox Clunking? I've a situation like this one:

Vectrix Gearbox Clunking

Thanks for any help...

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Re: Vectrix Gearbox Clunking

open it up and check the bolts that attach the gearbox to the motor

they've been known to snap :-)

no seriously, it's not a big deal to open it up, and at the same time you can change the oil.

that's what I should have done when I first heard something..

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Re: Vectrix Gearbox Clunking

turok wrote:

open it up and check the bolts that attach the gearbox to the motor

they've been known to snap :-)

no seriously, it's not a big deal to open it up, and at the same time you can change the oil.

that's what I should have done when I first heard something..

Thanks for the recommendation. She's new so the oil should be ok. The Bolts you refer, to check them, the gearbox must be opened?
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Re: Vectrix Gearbox Clunking

jmap wrote:

Hello everyone...

What's the probable cause of the Vectrix Gearbox Clunking? I've a situation like this one:

Vectrix Gearbox Clunking

Thanks for any help...

I'm hoping it's normal....Mine makes exactly the same noise.

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Re: Vectrix Gearbox Clunking

Aircon wrote:

I'm hoping it's normal....Mine makes exactly the same noise.

Mine too

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Re: Vectrix Gearbox Clunking

This noise is normal.

It is called "Cogging Torque".

See this post (and preceding ones) http://visforvoltage.org/forum/4193-mik-question-about-gear-noise#comment-30415 for more details.

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Re: Vectrix Gearbox Clunking

Mik wrote:

This noise is normal.

It is called "Cogging Torque".

See this post (and preceding ones) http://visforvoltage.org/forum/4193-mik-question-about-gear-noise#comment-30415 for more details.

Thanks Mik, I know what you refer, but it's not the case. This video is not mine and could be inducing in error, I'll record my situation soon as possible because I have 4 Vectrix in my garage right now and this one is the only with this specific sound that has being going worse as the time passes.

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