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How to release new carbon brushes in their holder

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  • jiffy 1 Nov 01, 2008

    the brushes were held back in their holder for transportation only.the holder had to be split open and a metal tab bent back to release the carbon brush.THANKS



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All carbon brushes have an electric wire attatched to them, that needs to be gently praised off (make sure the machine is unplugged from electrical outlet), then using a flat headed screw driver, push in the clip that is holding the brush in place and at the same time gently pull the carbon brush up.

To replace the brush, simply push it back into its slot (but gently and carefully because it can snap) until you hear a click then replace the electric wire.

If you have left the rubber band on the brush when you inserted it back into it's holder, simply cut the band at the top and very gently pull it up until it is removed.

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