X Axis chatter

My X-Carve 1000 has developed a chatter when moving the X axis. A slight touch on the router will stop the chatter temporarily. It doesn’t matter what the feed rate or cut depth is it’s always the same frequency. I have checked the belt and all of the V pullies everything is tight. I also checked the Z axis components to be sure they were not loose. I have run many carves some as long as 6 hours ans have not had this problem before. It’s getting worse as time goes on.

Something’s loose…keep checking.

3M Blue loctite the bolts…

I found a V pulley on the X axis that had loosen up, I also shortened the router to material distance by putting the bit in the collet deeper. That seems to have solved the problem for now. Thanks for your assistance.

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