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I used the XL motor near water. Now it stopped working. Can someone tell me what I can do to fix it?

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    Funny, I've heard some people claim that PF motors are actually quite resistant to water and even work when immersed, so maybe that's not the cause of your problem. – Joubarc Feb 18 '12 at 21:04
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You may want to contact the LEGO customer service which will usually provide a replacement motor free of charge.

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    What?! Really? Are you serious? I should check to see if they'll replace my two busted motors! I thought if your Power Functions stop working you have to buy new ones yourself. I am definitely going to see what they've got to say. – Peter Cassetta Feb 23 '12 at 15:18
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    I'v had my share of replaced dead motors, so yes, I'm pretty serious. In any case, the only think you can lose is a bit of your time, since in most countries their customer service uses a free number. – Joubarc Feb 24 '12 at 8:50
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It seems encased. You can try to open it up, expect a short happened internally. Your best bet is to probably buy a new one. at 10$, it isn't so bad don`t you think?

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    For AFOLs, 10 bucks is not bad at all, but for kids, 10 dollars may well be a good amount of yearly income. – Peter Cassetta Feb 18 '12 at 13:46

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