Hoping to shed some light here - My x-carve 1000 z axis motor makes dreadful grinding noise and stops. I’ve lubricated threaded rod, adjusted v wheels which made no difference, up and down works fine when wound by hand.
So I swapped the x and z terminals on x controller - hey presto Z works fine and the grinding noise/motor issue is now on X. Therefore it points to the z signal coming from x=controller. I have increased pot to maximum and varying settings in between and this makes no difference.
So my question, is this likely to be a PCB fail, does that happen often? This is pretty much a brand new machine but it’s been in the box for 3+ years and only just assembled. Thanks in anticipation. J