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Passap E6000 front lock woes

I wanted to test the my latest Passap E6000 knitting machine and work with Designaknit 7 and the 4600 motor. It was during this time, I discovered a couple of faults in the front locks of two of my Passap E6000 knitting machines, one had a faulty front motherboard and the other a damaged cable, the short one that connects the rear lock to the front electronic lock. This made me think about how many of us buy a second hand Passap E6000 with the hope they will last forever. This is the very first time I have had a fault with not one but two Passap front carriages- how’s that for luck. Luckily enough, the Passap Console is not too fussy about which front carriage you are using, so you can use an all singing dancing E6000 console with an ancient E6000 front lock. The first of my faulty locks had obviously been caught by the motor when I disconnected the adjoining wire connection to do some manual work with the motor in use, and I also disconnected the curly wire when I am doing this so it is not too stressed, the end result is that the sellotape holding the connection plug must have broken – this resulted in the wire being caught in the lock, end result, the internal wires have been torn from the plug…. not good news.

Damaged Electronic Board