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    Default ScaleTrains Tier 4 GEVO - How To Open Up Trucks?

    Does anyone know how to open up the trucks on a ScaleTrains Tier 4 GEVO? One of mine is making clicking noises, and it's likely a dust bunny clogging up the gears.
    I'm comfortable with opening up Kato or Atlas trucks to clean out the gears, but have never done it on a ScaleTrains loco.


    What's the safest way to disassemble the ScaleTrains trucks? I have no idea how to open it up.

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    Suggest you drop them an email. They were pretty good about getting back to me right away when I got a bum GEVO. BTW - That clicking noise could be the motor. Had to send mine back to replace the motor with the same clicking noise. They fixed it no problem and runs great now.

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    Clicking noise from the motor, eh? Bad bearing or broken armature?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Schmidt View Post
    Clicking noise from the motor, eh? Bad bearing or broken armature?
    Nope, it's from the truck gears. Dust bunnies. I was able to open up the trucks and clean them out. No more clicking. I'll make a video of how to do it soon.

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