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Hey all,

Back from Latvia!!

Now down to business....

I just picked up a Tyco Alco C430 and a C630...cheap (read..junk:laugh:)

Does anyone make a basic wiring diagram for these? I rebuilt the 430, cleaned everything up, regreased, and resoldered the wires.

Problem is, nothing happens when I apply power. Not sure if I put the wires back in the right spot or not.

Any help would be appreciated:D

Cheers, Ian
 

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Cool, thats what I have.:thumbsup:

My motor setup is a little different, but I would imagine the wiring would be the same.

Thanks shay, where did you find that anyway?

Cheers, Ian
 

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Cool, thats what I have.:thumbsup:

My motor setup is a little different, but I would imagine the wiring would be the same.

Thanks shay, where did you find that anyway?

Cheers, Ian
You're quite welcome. Yes, the wiring should be near the same. The site is hoseekers.org, pretty much everything ever made is there.
 

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Hey all,

Back from Latvia!!

Now down to business....

I just picked up a Tyco Alco C430 and a C630...cheap (read..junk:laugh:)

Does anyone make a basic wiring diagram for these? I rebuilt the 430, cleaned everything up, regreased, and resoldered the wires.

Problem is, nothing happens when I apply power. Not sure if I put the wires back in the right spot or not.

Any help would be appreciated:D

Cheers, Ian

Why do you get "junk" like that anyway?:D

A couple of links that might help you some?
http://goingincirclez.com/TycoTrains/Guide/PowerTorqueRepair

http://goingincirclez.com/TycoTrains/Guide/5


F units?
http://goingincirclez.com/TycoTrains/Guide/7



 

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This is the locomotive in question..a Tyco Alco C430



The cover for the brush spring is off on the drive unit because I was trying to solder the wire on it, and I lost the d%%m brush spring in the process:mad:

I believe it is wired right, but I get nothing:(
 

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Ahhh...one of my favorites...



Mine has the older MU2 motor, like the diagram. Yours can easily be remotored with the drive motor from a CD ROM.

 

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Shay,


I would love to do that....How did you grind out the motor housing?

How did you wire it?

Cheers, Ian
 

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This is the locomotive in question..a Tyco Alco C430



The cover for the brush spring is off on the drive unit because I was trying to solder the wire on it, and I lost the d%%m brush spring in the process:mad:

I believe it is wired right, but I get nothing:(

Hey reckers does that engine look familiar to you?:D
Upside down and all?:rolleyes:
 

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Wiring is pretty straightforward, the red dot is the positive or right hand side of the loco. I use them for all my low end motive power...

 
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