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Belt tension lever repair

Sears 15" model 113.213150. How can I remover the quill pulley at the top of the press. I need to replace/repair the belt tension lever as it jams

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Go to Sears Parts Direct.com and type in your model number it will direct you to 4 different views of this tool. I believe you want figure 2 and it looks like there is a hex nut that needs removed, but check this out first. Hope this helps and Good Luck. Dave

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