Re: Was BR89
- Hi Zol,
The steam locomotive from the starter set #81562 is BR74 not 89.
BR89 has no lights.
A new 5-pole motor costs about 16 Euros in LokShop, Germany.
Here you can find more information:
With the locomotives of the series 89, 24, 260, 74 Maerklin recommends
the change of 5-pole motor to be accomplished exclusively by the
Maerklin repair service department in Goeppingen.
I had a green BR89 with burnt 3 -pole motor last year. I sent the
loco to Maerklin and got it back with a new 5-pole motor at a very
I have also bought a new 5-pole motor to BR 74 and it came with the
Best wishes from Helsinki, Finland
--- In email@example.com, Zolkafli <zolarius@t...> wrote:
> > Zol,
> If I am not mistaken, I think the motor of the BR 89 is permanently
> to the frame. I know that the replacement motor comes with the frame
> attached. Only the gears, wheels, shell and brushes are reused. I
> guess that a new motor for it would cost almost as much as the
loco, but I
> am not sure. Best of luck with your search.
> Dan S.<
> Dan and All,
> Yes the rotor is attached permanently to the frame, its a 5 pole
> starter set #81562. I think I will just leave it on the track with
> light on and look for other new loco. Thanks for the info.