Kato GP35 - Noisy Drive

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by bigdonnie, May 25, 2006.

  1. bigdonnie

    bigdonnie Member

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    I have probably only run this loco 5 or 6 times since I bought it, but it has developed a real grating sound coming from one of the trucks. I think I can see what the problem is, but for the life of me I can't figure out how to take the truck off of the body so that I can get at the various drive gears (and the parts drawing that comes with all Katos really doesn't help very much).

    Has anyone had a similar problem with a GP35 or can give me some tips as to how to get at the drive without breaking something?

    Thanks
  2. interurban

    interurban Active Member

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    Have you tried dripping fine oil into the gears Don?
    Try it before you strip it down.
    Or have ya done that alreadysign1