JGAURORA JGMaker Magic Promotion


NEW Budget 3D Printer: JGMaker Magic
The best deal at the moment is from Gearbest, who are running a flash sale for just $179!
Amazon USA also is offering an $30 instant discount coupon on the JGAurora Magic - a great option for those who want it even faster!

JGAURORA A5S Deals


[6th Jun 19] The LATEST JGAurora A5S is already for sale under $400 - use coupon GBA5S11 for a further $15 off!
Print quality is better than A5 out of the box, and it only takes 10 minutes to assemble.
Click here to check out this deal!

Suddenly and randomly over-extruding, any idea what's wrong?

SparksSparks Posts: 9Member
My A5 has been printing fine (after the usual tweaking to get good settings) and then suddenly it started randomly squirting out and burning far too much filament part way through a print, leading to results like this.
Does anyone know what could be causing this?




Post edited by Samuel Pinches on

Comments

  • Samuel PinchesSamuel Pinches Posts: 1,761Administrator
    edited January 22
    Welcome @Sparks ...
    Very odd...I would suggest watching the motor spindle on the extruder to see if the speed changes during printing. If it was working, you could print something like this... https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2845889

    Maybe record a video and upload it here?
    Post edited by Samuel Pinches on
  • ProkktorProkktor Posts: 146🌟 Super Member 🌟
    I had a somewhat similar problem once: the nozzle was loose and filament was dripping down the side of the nozzle, you shoud check if the nozzle and heatbreak connect.
  • SparksSparks Posts: 9Member
    I thought the nozzle was tight, but it turns out when I heated up that it was just set filament holding it in place, so this was probably at least part of the problem.
    Unfortunately when I tried to replace the nozzle the new one snapped off in the head, so I'm going to have to get an easy-out to remove it, I'll update once that's sorted out whether that solved the issue. 
Sign In or Register to comment.