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Rowe AMI Diplomat Smoking Transfer Motor
« on: November 05, 2018, 09:29:02 pm »
My parents bought Rowe AMI Diplomat JAN model sometime in the 70s.  It worked for a good 30 years.  I honestly dont remember the last time it worked, but have very fond memories of the jukebox playing when i was a kid.  After my father past away last year, my mom asked if I could get rid of the jukebox.  I would love to get it working again to surprise her.

When i plug in the power, the transfer motor starts to smoke.  I was hoping for some guidance on where to start.  I cant seem to find parts 200-11145, 702-00213 or 702-00113 anywhere on the internet.  I am not sure if just replacing these parts is the best way to start, or to start somewhere else. 

Also, since this machine has not functioned in at least a decade, is there other things i should take a look at?

I bought the manual and am located in Cleveland, OH.

Any help is greatly appreciated.


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Re: Rowe AMI Diplomat Smoking Transfer Motor
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2018, 07:33:50 am »
Hello Kozy,

I am not too sure what parts you are looking for.

The Transfer Motor, Cam and Cam switch Assembly is part number 401-05389, the motor part number is 201-12559.

If the transfer motor is smoking, this could be down to a couple of issues.

The mechansim could jamed and this is putting to much load onto the motor, you can turn the transfer motor by hand using an Allen key in the allen screw that is located in the end of the transfer motor shaft.

Inspect the motor coil, You more than likely will find that this has got red hot and now the windings have shorted.
If this is the case you will have to sourse a replacement motor or have it rewound.


Alan Hood