My suggestion is to dig in and take the motor appart. First thing make a pencil mark on the side of the motor casing extending from the top half to the bottom half. This will make it easy to reassemble the case properly. There is a small bracket on each side of the motor casing with a screw and nut holding the motor casing together, you may have to do a little nudging of the case to get it appart, they can be tight. You can remove the motor pully by loosening the set screw, if you do this make sure to mark its postion on the shaft so that you will get it back as close to where it was for proper platter speed. This will allow you to remove the top half of the motor casing from the armature. You will find a brass bearing/bushing in each half of the case. This brass bushing has a material inside that is designed to absorbe oil and slowly release it to the bearing over an extended time. A few drops of oil should be administered 4 or 5 times over 2 to 3 minutes. It is necessary to saturate this with light weight machine oil. I use hobby oil designed for my model railroad. It has a viscosity of SSU at 100 deg. F because the motor does get warm during use. I also place a small amount of oil on the shaft when putting the motor back together to make sure it is well lubricated. When you are through the motor armature should spin easily. On my 1219 it spins very easily and continus to rotate for a couple of seconds after spinning it.
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