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    Default Etx 90 mount azmuth issue



    I obtained the etx90 and have started to learn a bit about the operation. Elevation works fine but the azmuth I only heard motor turning but no movement.
    I opened it up and all the gears look good so I greased them and ran it while opened it now turns. Yes!! 😁 Well almost .. 🥺. It turns fast then slows like it's fine tuneing and will only run for a short time either way. When slow you can not really see it move. I must release the button and press again to make it go further. If I press repeatedly fast the base will turn somewhat.
    Should I buy a new motor? Gear box? Or both? The elevation runs fine up and down in rapid fashion and the 9nes online do to so I know something is not right thank u for any help joe

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    Default Re: Etx 90 mount azmuth issue

    Have you checked the clutch mechanism to make sure when it is done up it is not slipping. Can you still turn it with the clutch done up. Older ones run out of adjustment then slip a bit even when done up.
    Try to rule out cheaper options first.
    Al

 

 

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