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Fleischmann Turntable is broken

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My Fleischmann Turntable (6651C) is not working. It just stopped. It was fine the other day and not it doesn't work.

The solenoid that activates the release that allows the bridge to move on to the next track clicks, so there is power getting there and the motor takes power from the same connections.

It maybe the motor, I'll try to feed it with some AC power to isolate and the problem

Anybody have a similar problem?

Do shops sell replacement motors?
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Any idea how to test the motor? I'm a bit weary to apply current to it directly, but I can't figure out where else to apply the juice to isolate the problem.
Yes, there is a little bridge rectifier in the white round turntable switch so the motor is receiving DC power, but if I give it DC directly, it doesn't turn. No sign of a burn-out. All connectors are fine.
No, I'm turning it by hand. I'm not prepared to pay up to 100 euros for a new motor system. I haven't had time to shop around.
I've taken the motor itself right out, removed capacitors to see if they were causing the problem.

The motor seems weak and feeble. It only runs if I give it a good spin by hand to start it off. I ran it in some deionised water for a few minutes and the brushes seem fine. It just seems weak and stops at the slightest pressure. Seems as hough the magnets have lost all their force. A mini screwdriver hardly is attracted to the case.

So if anybody can point me in the direction of a replacement motor, I'd appreciate it.
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I've been a bit busy with visiting family over the last week.

I was quoted £30 for a Fleischmann replacement, but I have a $0.99 motor bought from America that has a short spindle. I'll see if I can attach the old spindle and worm gear to the new motor.
I bought another turntable from a forum member and swapped the turntable bridges. It was still cheaper than buying a replacement motor system from a Fleischmann dealer.
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