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Cleaning brushed motor?

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EAGLELITE

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Is it ok to use brake cleaner or carb cleaner to clean out the brushed motor?. I see that there is a electric motor cleaner to use,,I don’t have any of that on hand,,just wondering if it’s basically the same stuff. I don’t want to use it until I know for sure. If not where can I get the electric motor cleaner...thanks guys.......
 

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I have used it with success but the best way is to dip it in a glass of water and run it while it's under water. "Break in" on a brushed motor is the same procedure...
 

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Like SPAR69 said, clean water is the best way to clean dirt and gunk out of brushed motors . One of the best things about a brushed motor is it's ability to be submerged in water and still work fine. WD-40 is made for removing water from electrical devices so I would use that that after I ran it in clean water.
 
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Like SPAR69 said, clean water is the best way to clean dirt and gunk out of brushed motors . One of the best things about a brushed motor is it's ability to be submerged in water and still work fine. WD-40 is made for removing water from electrical devices so I would use that that after I ran it in clean water.
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Thanks guys I was thinking about wd40,,,,I guess I’ve got everything I need,,so I’m going to have at it..thanks guys you’ve been very helpful.......keep the dirty side down.......
 

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