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Cracked plastic sheath on the motor drive shaft

DLC-7 SuperPro has a cracked sheath and the blades, detachable stem won't fit on it anymore. I've ordered a replacement motor shaft sheath, but I have no idea how to remove the old and and put the new one on.

Any suggestions?

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The shaft is spinning inside the sleeve. So is should not be hard to remove. With a DLC-7SP, I grabbed the spindle with some pliers, channel locks might do well and put a handle of a screwdriver between the pliers and the top deck and pried. Second attempt and it pulled up easily. Place the screwdriver beside one of the top deck screw covers to transfer force directly to the motor. Otherwise top deck would probably break.

Clean the old shaft to remove any contamination.

New one can be driven on with a hammer and block of wood.

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