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How can I fix my BOSCH GBH 4 DFE?

I have dismantled the gearbox housing as it had seased with dust in the grease , i have cleaned and freed the clogged cogs , re greased all the internals but i am having difficulty getting the pin on the selector switch to locate into its metal spring type guide , this is stopping the case going back fully and the switch will not select the 3 settings . is there a strateagic way to locate the pin . hope u can help as it is very frustrating ?
BOSCH GBH 4 DFE model: 0 611 236 708
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Go to and type in your number or go to tools and rotary hammers and highlight your hammer, it will take you to another page and then you can look at a breakdown which is very specific on the direction and placement of the selector. The shift fork must be in the forward position and you can eyeball it with the post on the selector after you have it in position to lock it in. Remember you have to depress the plunger on the selector to reinstall it. Let me know if you still are having problems.

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    David Ford Feb 27, 2009

    HOW can you rate me as inappropriate when I gave you all the information you needed to complete this job. I tried to furnish you with the website and how to look at a schematic and this is how I am rated. Thank you

  • daza1001 Oct 23, 2010

    Thanks Rowdy. I know this post is 2 years old. But his has just saved me from purchasing a new drill or taking it to a repair ooutlet. Many thanks again.


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