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Sedgwick Residential Elevators Parts and Maintenance?




Q. I own a home that has a residential elevator (drum type). It is a Sedgwick brand elevator, and I have been unable to find any information on this brand. Most elevator maintenance companies in my area (Phila.) typically refuse to do maintenance on elevators that are not their own or are limited to the brands that they install. I can use some help on any information on parts or companies that handle old elevator parts.

I appreciate any help!

William Vogt
- Media, Pennsylvania
2001


A. Hi William.

This site is primarily about industrial metal finishing, so it tends to cover finishing and refinishing of elevators rather than parts and service--but here is your inquiry and we'll see if anyone can help. Good luck!

Ted Mooney, finishing.com
Ted Mooney, P.E.
Striving to live Aloha
finishing.com - Pine Beach, New Jersey




Q. I have one too and have the exact same problem. It takes no.2 worm gear oil in the transmission. Where can I get the oil? Where can I get it inspected? Please let me know if you get any info. Thanks. Steve.

Stephen Salzer
- Greenwich, Connecticut
2003


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A. Try the major elevator companies. Otis, Shindler, ThyssenKrupp Elevator.

Frank Daly
- West Babylon, New York


A. There is a reason that the major elevator companies won't maintain that equipment. I STRONGLY recommend you get a new elevator installed.

Michael Ellis
- Fairfield, New Jersey


A. If anyone has a Sedgwick, you may want to try contacting Peelle. They bought Sedgwick.

Carl Zoll
- Foley, Alabama


A. Sedwick Machine Work was sold by Peelle to Quality Elevator Products, Inc. located at 7845 North Marrimac Avenue, Morton Grove, Illinois.

Kristof Okulewicz
Precision Elevator Corp. - New York
2005


A. If you can provide me with more information (pictures, plans, brief description) maybe I can give you any advice about what you have to replace or repair in your elevator.

JULIO E MOLINA
Chief Elevator Inspector, City of Miami - Miami, Florida
2006


A. Sedgwick elevators are just like the rest. The main thing is that you should have a set of electrical drawings present.
Most parts are interchangeable with other manufacturers and service is minimal.
Any real elevator person can generally service and repair your units.
If you lack drawings-Look for a contract # inside the main controller and contact Quality elevator for assistance.They can get you a copy of your original prints with that contract #

Randy Arnott
- Santa Clarita, California
June 11, 2008


A. We service and repair many brands, including yours. Call us.

Lee

Lee Wiggers
Wiggers Family Enterprises - Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA
November 16, 2011


A. I had a Sedgwick elevator in my former home & it was serviced by Arrow Elevator from Brooklyn NY USA

Anne Brasino
Homeowner - Hastings-on-Hudson NY USA
December 7, 2014


A. I worked for Sedgwick Lifts when The Pelle Co. owned them. I can help locate parts for them.

James Ringwood
- Poughkeepsie, New York. USA
August 16, 2015




Q. I have an old Sedgwick hydraulic elevator. It got stuck on second floor. It won't come down even the power is on. I can't lower it manually either although it has an emergency lower knob. Anyone knows how to lower it manually?

TOM NG
- SAN FRANCISCO, California
September 19, 2016




Q. I have Sedgwick elevator- 87-16187. My programmable controller- SYSMAC S6 is showing CPU- ERR. What should I do. Can I get a Sedgwick programmed S6. Where can I get Schematic Drawings. My elevator guy said- replace the entire Control Unit. Sounds crazy and expensive. Please help

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Joe Gupta
- Highland Park, Illinois
September 23, 2016


A. Hi Joe,
Omron made the Sysmac S6 and you can buy used units online inexpensively. I have a copy of the schematics and manual and would be happy to email you a copy. You can alternatively try downloading from
http://www.omronkft.hu/nostree/pdfs/plc/s6/w010e32_s6_user_manual

blake kneedler
Blake Kneedler
Feather Hollow Eng. - Stockton, California
January 1, 2017




Q. We are looking for the schematics for a two-floor roped Sedgwick elevator installed at the church in late 1991. Does anyone out there have a copy?

Carl Brodt
Lutheran Church of the Cross - Berkeley, California, USA
January 16, 2017


thumbs up signHi Carl. Randy suggested above that Quality Elevator can get it for you with that contract number. If that doesn't work, then who knows which farmer's field of haystacks you'll need to search for that needle. Sorry, but it doesn't sound promising :-(

Regards,

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Ted Mooney, P.E. RET
Striving to live Aloha
finishing.com - Pine Beach, New Jersey




Q. Hi. Our church is being asked to prove (for city fire inspection) that we have a Lift vs an elevator, We have the schematics for our Sedgwick LULU LIFT but they are difficult to read. The Microprocessor Controller was installed in 1988 , Model #88-16504. In our records the term "elevator" is generically used. I tried calling the Poughkeepsie , NY numbers but they are out of service. I do have the contract number on the schematics. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

J. Booth
First Presbyterian Church - Plattsburgh, New York, USA
February 15, 2018


A. Hi J. I would have expected the State to have clear guidelines for what constitutes a lift vs. what is an elevator, rather than relying on which piece of slang a vendor employs -- because sellers will use whatever words make something easier to sell in each individual situation :-)

My community clubhouse has a vertical device, open to the air from waist height or so, that can take a person or chair up or down one floor. As an amateur, I think of this as a lift because a person could climb out in an emergency, and even if the person were disabled they would be visible, not trapped out of sight. My understanding is that LULA means Limited Use Limited Application, and is actually acknowledged as a hybrid between a wheelchair lift and a commercial elevator, rather than being either one or the other.

But you and I aren't fire inspectors, we are untrained & unfamiliar with fire hazards, and we certainly would not want to feel guilty if there were an accident! So I say let the trained fire inspector figure out what inspections are prudent but non-burdensome based on what he sees :-)

Good luck, and regards,

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Ted Mooney, P.E. RET
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finishing.com - Pine Beach, New Jersey




RFQs are open to All !

Q. Looking for controller print for Sedgwick contract #85-16105. Does anyone know how I could get one? I work as elevator tech; can't trouble shoot properly without it. Thanks

Robert Cartlidge
- RONKONKOMA, New York
January 28, 2020
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RFQ: Elevator contractor near Houston. My customer has a old 500# Sedgwick, Traction Sheave counter weight MRL. Best guess on the age is early to mid 90's. The worm gear in the Borg Warner/Morse Chain, Power transmission teeth are worn and elevator slips with anything more than a 300# load. Looking to replace this does anyone have a good source. Just starting the quest for part(s) any suggestions.

Robert Hunter
- Huntsville Texas
December 29, 2020
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RFQ: How to get schematic for Sedgwick elevator contract number 31_142?

Joseph Hartsoe
- Granite city Illinois
August 11, 2021
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RFQ: We have a Sedgwick elevator that I am told needs a new motor which I am told is no longer available. His solution, a total replacement in the 40,000 dollar range. I could probably replace or remove the motor and have it fixed but am not sure about the box which went up to the 3rd floor and stopped but wouldn't start today when the Repairman was looking at it. The motor used is a Reliance duty master motor. 1 hp 1725 rpm. If you think you could tackle this, I would love for you to come and fix it. Thank you for your consideration.
Wayne

Wayne Rodammer
Boyfriend / handyman - Key Largo, Florida
December 15, 2021
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RFQ: I have a Sedgwick unit; the motor has died, Where can I buy or repair a Reliance Duty Master 1HP motor. The repair company wants to replace the whole system, when only the motor is bad. Please give me a call or email me!

Wayne Rodammer [returning]
Homeowner - Key Largo, Fl
December 17, 2021
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@James Ringwood: Hi,
I live in Pelham, NY and have a Sedgwick elevator in my house (installed 1968, according to the documentation). I am having trouble finding any company that will service it. One local company said that "no one will service them anymore because parts are unavailable". It would be great if I could speak with you about Sedgwick, who might work with them, and where to find parts.

Frank Costantini
homeowner with Sedgwick elevator - Pelham NY
April 17, 2022
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RFQ: I have a Sedgwick elevator. It was running well. We turned it off during a home restoration. I don't believe it would have any problems working but wanted to get it checked out or serviced before it's back in business. I can't find anyone to service my home elevator.

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Does anyone know someone that can help me. I would be willing to bring someone in from out of state. Thank you!

Gilmore Caswell
Home owner - Tulsa, Oklahoma
January 10, 2023
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Q. Hi Mr. Ringwood. I have a Sedgwick elevator in my home that was built between 1908 and 1911. It has been working fine for the 19 years I have lived here. ( I have done regular maintenance, lubrication and cleaning) It now doesn't activate every time when the 2nd floor button is pushed. About half the time it does nothing, but I can push the 3rd floor button and it runs perfectly so I open the gate when it reaches the 2nd floor. I have cleaned the contacts on all floors and replaced the 2nd floor button. It is intermittent and will work many times in a row then for some reason it won't work the next few times. Any Idea what it wrong?
Thanks so much!
Gar Davis
- Louisville Kentucky
April 2, 2023
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Q. @ Lee Wiggers: How much does it cost to replace a control panel in a residential Sedgwick elevator?

Terry Hill
- Stratton Vermont
May 31, 2023
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