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Repair of Lionel ZW Transformer

Drew has this question for Lionel enthusiasts:

“I have a VERY old Lionel ZW transformer (purchased in 1955 – yes, people really do get that old). Many years ago I had it repaired due to the fact that the circuit breaker was constantly tripping. The repair person fixed the problem by just removing the circuit breaker. I want to restore the transformer to original so does anyone know a source of Lionel parts in the USA (aside from Ebay). Thanks very much.”

3 Responses to Repair of Lionel ZW Transformer

  • Tomsays:

    Try Jeff Kane at The Train Tender (www.ttender.com)

  • Richard B. Waltersays:

    I assume you’re in the USA. Check the classifieds in Classic Toy Trains magazine for an authorized Lionel repair station. The Yellow pages might help, as well. Don’t attempt this repair yourself as you don’t know the extent of the damage your “repair” man caused. Don’t return to this clown and don’t use the ZW untill it’s fixed.

  • Jerrysays:

    Hi Drew

    Did you try Ebay? They usually have parts that are hard to find. In addition, train shows have vendors that sell lionel repair parts. You can also search on Google.com.

    Hooe that helps.

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