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Extruder motor making a buzzing noise

Mon Mar 13, 2017 1:56 am

At about 1 hour into an 8 hour print, my extruder motor started making a buzzing noise. I've used this PLA before without problem. It still appears to be working fine but this noise is new. The printer probably has 100+ hours of printing on it. Any thoughts? It's pretty loud and annoying but mostly concerning that something is about to fail.

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Re: Extruder motor making a buzzing noise

Mon Mar 13, 2017 11:58 am

check the pulleye. might be that it got loose.... or worse: lost some "teeth". furthermore: check the tension of the springs.
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Re: Extruder motor making a buzzing noise

Sun Mar 19, 2017 8:42 pm

I'm curious if you traced the source of your problem. My extruder motor's also started to buzz, and my print quality may have gone down, but it's a bit early to tell. I've done a bit of checking for possible causes, but nothing definitive yet.

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Re: Extruder motor making a buzzing noise

Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:38 am

I'm also hearing this noise. I can look at the extruder gear and notice that it always makes this noise when it's at the same point. I checked all of the screws and found nothing loose. help!!

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Re: Extruder motor making a buzzing noise

Sun Sep 10, 2017 6:18 pm

I have just started to use my printer and I can hear such noise too. It is definitely from the extruder mechanism but I am not sure is it from the motor or not. I will appreciate any help on this issue. The quality doesn't look affected. But the noise is really annoying and disturbing.

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Re: Extruder motor making a buzzing noise

Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:34 pm

Does it make the same noise when you unload the filament as well?

For me, the screws where the filament goes into the extruder assembly were too tight (those two screws on top with springs). My releasing the pressure, they stopped buzzing when unloading filament.

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Re: Extruder motor making a buzzing noise

Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:34 am

I have the same issue. It started after a few weeks of printing and only happens when the extruder is pushing filament.
I've tried tightening or loosening every screw, but the buzzing noise remains.
Any ideas would be appreciated.

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Re: Extruder motor making a buzzing noise

Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:13 am

Reviving a topic but I have now the buzzing noise on the extruder motor (maybe?) as well.
Any help on how to fix it is appreciated!
Driving me nuts.

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Re: Extruder motor making a buzzing noise

Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:08 pm

Same issue here, printing with PETG, buzzing form the #1 extruder motor that I usually use (1), will shift to another, when this print is done.

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Re: Extruder motor making a buzzing noise

Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:29 am

I've now tried another extruder, same issue, perhaps it is the linear advance function now in 3.1.0 firmware. Anyone else hearing this change. Print quality (with PETG) has taken a hit. Will try next to set it to 0 and see what changes.

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