Z Axis Stepper motor doesn’t turn. Just vibrates

The z axis stepper motor doesn’t turn. It just vibrates, even off of its mounting. Ideas?

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First verify cabling and connectors are tight and look at the indicators tab on the control page, under the motors heading you should see all green thumbs up (motor 3 is the Z axis):


Descriptions of the columns:

If that all looks ok I’d open a case with Onefinity support to troubleshoot further.

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I had a similar issue. My issue is I had plugged the Z cable into the X-axis incorrectly (I mistakenly turned the connector 90 degrees). This page was helpful: Troubleshooting: Rail is getting hung, stuck, or out of alignment