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    I got the air wick, set to disassembling the swing, and found just before I took out the motor that it was the metal spring piece that attaches to the motor and swings the arm that was broken. It had snapped completely off. I think hand pushing the swing probably put strain on that part and eventually snapped it. I found that the truly important aspect is the length, so I straightened out one of the springy bends, re-formed it to hang straight, and slipped it back in the plastic holder, bending the extra around the case. (I've added a picture before I put it in the case. If you can't clip the extra, make sure you bend it in such a way that doesn't interfere with the swinging motion. I re-bent the extra, and tested it with the batteries in after putting the motor case lid back on and sli...

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    I got the air wick, set to disassembling the swing, and found just before I took out the motor that it was the metal spring piece that attaches to the motor and swings the arm that was broken. It had snapped completely off. I think hand pushing the swing probably put strain on that part and eventually snapped it. I found that the truly important aspect is the length, so I straightened out one of the springy bends, re-formed it to hang straight, and slipped it back in the plastic holder, bending the extra around the case. (I've added a picture before I put it in the case. If you can't clip the extra, make sure you bend it in such a way that doesn't interfere with the swinging motion. I re-bent the extra, and tested it with the batteries in after putting the motor case lid back on and slipping it in place.) Put it all back together and it works like a charm! But I never would have been ballsy enough to rip apart the innards without this post. Thank you!!

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