DC Motors: Maintenance & Troubleshooting

DC Motors: Maintenance & Troubleshooting is part two of the DC Motors two-part training series.

The course explains the fundamentals of DC motor maintenance, including proper lubrication, brush replacement, and inspection, along with the correct troubleshooting techniques.

Course objectives include:

  • Read and understand motor wiring diagrams
  • Connect a motor properly and identify connection errors
  • Select the proper terminal identifiers
  • Locate the lubrication ports on a DC motor
  • Designate the proper lubricant for the DC motor
  • Identify a bad brush and how to replace it
  • Detect problems within a DC motor using the correct inspection methods.

Course menu:

Motor Wiring

  • Diagrams
  • Connections
  • Terminal Identifiers


  • Lubrication
  • Brush Replacement
  • Inspection


  • Measurements
  • Procedures

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