In this article you will learn the procedure to change the Y motor
1. To replace the Y motor, first turn off the printer and unplug it from the power outlet.
2. Unplug the motor cable from the Y driver.
3. Remove the Bowden tube to have access to the motor screws.
Tip: You may have to reduce the belt tension by loosening the two hollow screws placed under the belt tensioner with a 1.5mm allen key.
6. Install the pulley on the new motor.
Tip: Make sure to tighten the set screw on the flat face of the motor's shaft.
7. Attach the motor to the stepper holder and install it on the printer’s structure, making sure that you adjust the tension screws again.
To finish the assembly process, follow the process from Step 3 to Step 5 in inverse order.
It's important to keep your printer in good shape to make the most out of it. In this chart you can find a list of the extruder maintenace procedures and how frequently these should be done. Maintenance Plan
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