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post #11 of (permalink) Old 11-29-2012, 12:22 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by PlantedRich
Before giving up on the solenoid, I might go one more round. Is it obvious how it can be taken apart? Mine have screws and are easy to tear down. If yours is the same, I would go that route. Not much inside them to fly out or anything like that. Since it is broken now, there would seem to be little to lose by looking inside. You may find that some simple lube will make it work again. A bit of Vaseline worked for me.
Yeah, I took it apart, but I dont see anything unusual. Then again, I dont have enough experience with them to probably know better anyways. I can try adding some Vaseline, not a bad idea, but it does seem like the solenoid itself is just "dead".

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