I was using the router table when the bit started wobbling. I turned it off, tightened it in the collet, turned it back on, and the router sparked in the motor coils and made a grinding noise. It’s unplugged and has a sign on it “DOWN FOR MAINTENANCE”
Have you tried rebooting it? LOL. I was also working on a joke using the word “bearing” in it, but got busy. I’ll be here all week…try the veal.
It’s been repaired. The top bearing slipped off of the armature, causing it to wobble like a top. This, in turn, broke the brushes, but those were still salvageable. Everything was put back in place, tightened up, and tested. Works like a charm!