Tyre Changer fault finding

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If you have a Tyre changer issue then this quick guide may help you identify the problem. If you have one of our Tyre Changers and you have an issue, don’t hesitate to give our team a call.

The turntable only turns one way.

Check pedal is clear to make the full movement. If so, possible rotation switch issue so disconnect from electric and open machine to check for loose wires. If all wires are intact and connected call for technical support.

Breaker won’t break bead?
Check that the tyre been fully deflated and the valve core removed. Check pressure of the incoming air supply is at 8bar minimum. Follow routine maintenance regarding oil top up to ensure the life of the bead breaker seals is optimized.

The machine is scratching rims?
Use plastic clamping jaw covers and bead breaker cover, especially on alloy rims. Remove the existing steel mounting head and replace with plastic head supplied.

Turntable buzzing but not turning?
Power supply is OK, possible issue with connections on capacitor. Disconnect from electric and open machine to check for loose wires. If all wires are intact and connected call for technical support.

Turntable very slow and makes a grinding noise?

Motor or gear box fault, call for technical assistance. Ensure completion of routine maintenance to prolong the life of all mechanical components.

Pedals not operating machine correctly.

Possible air leak from pistons connecting the pedals. Disconnect from electric and air supply and open machine to check for loose connections on the foot plate. If all pipes are intact and connected call for technical support.

Digital Inflation gauge not displaying anything.

Assuming power and air are being fed to the machine, replace the battery in the gauge.

This is a rough guide to some common technical problems. Please feel free to contact our team of experts if there is anything further you need.