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How often does LEGO make colour substitutions?

In my experience, this typically means you used the other colored part by accident somewhere else in the model, for example in a place where it is used on its own, and it was difficult to determine ...
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How to tell if I need a neck kit for 21303 WALL•E?

I contacted LEGO and this was their reply (emphasis mine): All LEGO® 21303 WALL-E sets produced during or after November 2015 already include the neck stability revision, which includes revised ...
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Missing parts in a Lego Mindstorms box

If you have a brand new set, and a few parts are missing, you should definitely contact LEGO Customer Service, so they can send you the parts you are missing. New sets with missing parts We’re really ...
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Are there known manufacturing issues with 1x1 gold cones?

It is unknown what could have caused your issue. LEGO does change plastic and coloring formula from time to time. While rare this still may result in customers having similar issues with bricks ...
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Missing stickers in a LEGO set

You should get in touch with LEGO Customer Support. I'm sure they will be more than happy to ship you missing sticker sheet. If you are still looking to purchase the stickers instead, you can do so on ...
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Missing parts in a Lego Mindstorms box

You can purchase them both at Bricklink.com. Here for ElementID #4499858, and Here for ElementID #4211805. Could it be that there're parts missing in a LEGO box? Yes, it is possible that pieces ...
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Problem With Bionicle Joint Sockets Cracking, Repair Options?

The socket joints from around 2008-2010 were poorly designed. They were both too thin and too tight, so cracking was a very common problem. Because the issue is the shape of the part, super glue ...
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Procuring alternative rubber bands

I am doing research for this answer from time to time and this answer is going to be updated as I learn new things. Feel free to suggest edits or post your own answer if you have better information. ...
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I'm missing a few pieces in my XingBao set

Xingbao reproduces standard LEGO elements for their models, so it should be much easier to replace the missing parts with LEGO pieces, then trying to contact Xingbao. If you are not familiar with the ...
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Lego Racer kit with Chargeable Cars

I had the same problem. This is a common fault with these cars. If the car is dropped hard the magnets inside can shatter making the wheel not turn or be crunchy. There is a solution. You can buy ...
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Is there a Good Replacement M Motor?

If I understand you question correctly, you are currently using the Power Functions M motors such as this one: I did a quick search on eBay, and most of the listings I see are not genuine LEGO PF M ...
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Duplo train engine base part - replacement DC motor - which part to buy?

I don't have that DUPLO part handy, but this certainly looks like a standard type 130 toy motor: These are available at many online electronics parts stores. Before you order, you'll likely want to ...
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Are silicone rubber bands safe for LEGO?

Silicone does not appear to be safe with ABS plastic This sounded like a good idea to me since silicone works well in other extreme circumstances like baking, but the quick research I've done says ...
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How do I get missing parts for a Cobi set?

You can order individual parts using Blocks by Piece. I think the two parts you describe are 2x6 czarny and 2x3 1/3.
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Extract Bricklink or Brickowl parts list from LDD (on OS X)

Bricklink Wanted List Uploader It is very simple to upload a parts list to Bricklink. You can directly upload your LDD file through the Bricklink wanted page uploader. The wanted list uploader ...
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Is there a drop-in replacement for 4275 + 4276 hinge?

Not exactly drop in replacements, this particular modified plate has no protrusions around the hinge, it's entirely flat. I see two possible replacements: 44301 and 44302. However they "click" in ...
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How to obtain a missing part?

This part is 6047220: Plate W. Bow 2X2X2/3. You can get it from Bricklink, but first try the official LEGO replacement parts service. They will most probably send you a free replacement part and with ...
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Missing parts in a Lego Mindstorms box

Could it be that there're parts missing in a LEGO box? Rin Rio-Oki has pointed you to the place where you can definitely get replacement parts, but to answer your first question, yes, it is indeed ...
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Missing stickers for 71374: Nintendo Gaming Console LEGO set

You can contact LEGO customer service by email, phone and chat about missing parts or sticker sheets. For third-party sellers, try Bricklink.
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Replacement for the Rubber Rim of a 12V Train Motor

Some bicycle tubes can be used as a replacement. Depending on the model you find there might be a need to file the seam once you cut a ring from the tube.
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Problem With Bionicle Joint Sockets Cracking, Repair Options?

Super-glue? Nope, no super-gluing if LEGO has anything to say about it. This is probably a duplicate question, but if you contact LEGO directly, they will replace the part for free. Follow this ...
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Purchase of large blocks in South Africa

There are some BrickLink stores that operate in South Africa. You should be able to get from them whatever you need. Here is the list of stores: http://www.bricklink.com/browseStores.asp?countryID=ZA
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