Test the motor with manual hand controller/AF3 control panel or 3rd party program via ASCOM.
- if the pulley does not grab onto the teeth and rotates freely, the belt is too
loose. Return to the step above.
- if the motor is stalling and can't move the helical ring, the belt is too tight or
the motor move current is too low. To change belt tightness, return to the step
above. To increase the motor move current, see FAQ for
Try racking the telescope all the way in/out to test all positions. If you can, also turn
the telescope facing upwards and try racking it out, as this is the position which requires
the most force.