Titan scarifier problem

I have a Titan scarifier that has become really really noisy and I have no idea how to solve the problem. It seems to run too fast and screams so loud that I can’t use it. Any ideas please?

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  • KT53KT53 Posts: 3,609
    Does it actually still work?  If the motor is running very fast could it be something as simple as a snapped drive belt?
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 8,039
    Agree, does sound like a drive belt problem.  If not snapped, it may just have stretched with use and in need of replacement.
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  • repadgettrepadgett Posts: 2
    Thanks for the suggestions. Have not had time to open it up yet. However machine still seems to work alright so the belt must be driving it. 
  • KT53KT53 Posts: 3,609
    Could be the belt slipping rather than snapped as it's still working.  That may still be putting stress on the motor and could shorten its life.
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