Maintenance - Craftsman 172.27670 Operator's Manual

2.4 amp 1/4 sheet finishing sander
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MAINTENANCE cont.
BRUSH REPLACEMENT (see Fig. 12, 12a, 12b and 12c)
1. Unplug the sander.
WARNING:
Failure to unplug the sander could result in accidental
!
starting causing possible serious personal injury.
2. Remove (3) screws from top cover
of sander and remove top cover (see Fig. 12).
3. Locate the (2) Carbon Brush / Brush Holder
Assemblies (see Fig. 11a). They are connected
to red wire lead terminals and are in position
on each side of the armature.
4. Carefully lift these (2) assemblies (see Fig. 12a and 11b)
out of their positions (NOTE: Remember how
they are positioned so that you can put them
back in position correctly.)
5. Check the ends of the carbon brushes (see Fig. 12b)
for wear. If either brush has less than 1/4-in. length
of carbon remaining, replace both. DO NOT
REPLACE ONE SIDE WITHOUT REPLACING
THE OTHER.
Fig. 12a
6. To replace assemblies, disconnect
the red wire lead terminals from the
assemblies (see Fig. 12c), attach
new assemblies to the lead terminals
and place the assemblies back into
their original positions next to the
armature. Make sure the curvature
of the end of the brushes matches
the curvature of the armature and
that the brushes move freely in
brush holder assemblies.
7. Reassemble the top cap with the
(3) screws and do not overtighten.
Fig. 12b
Fig. 12c
Red wire
lead
Carbon Brush/
terminals
Brush Holder
Assemblies
Disconnect
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ACCESSORIES
WARNING:
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recommended for this tool might be dangerous and could result in serious injury.
Sears and other Craftsman
Orbit Sander accessories designed for all your sanding applications.
1/4 Sheet Sandpaper in Very Fine, Fine, Medium and Coarse Grit available in
non-adhesive and adhesive backed.
Fig. 12
Visit your local Sears store or other Craftsman outlets or shop sears.com/craftsman for
all of the accessories for your random orbital sander.
Armature
The use of attachments or accessories that are not
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outlets offer a selection of Craftsman Professional Random
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