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Use this guide to replace the motor in a Clarke Floor Sander 07163A 2017.

This guide shows the removal of one motor, but the process is the same for any of the other motors.

  1. Before you begin, be sure that the sander is unplugged and powered off.
    • Before you begin, be sure that the sander is unplugged and powered off.

    • Carefully tilt the sander back and lay it down on its side, exposing the three sanding pads on the bottom.

  2. Peel the hook-and-loop sandpaper disc off of the driver assembly.
    • Peel the hook-and-loop sandpaper disc off of the driver assembly.

  3. Use a 3 mm hex key or driver bit to remove the six 11.9 mm-long screws securing the driver pad. Remove the driver pad from the sanding disc.
    • Use a 3 mm hex key or driver bit to remove the six 11.9 mm-long screws securing the driver pad.

    • Remove the driver pad from the sanding disc.

  4. Use a flathead screwdriver to pry off and remove the rubber plug in the center of the sanding disc. Use a flathead screwdriver to pry off and remove the rubber plug in the center of the sanding disc. Use a flathead screwdriver to pry off and remove the rubber plug in the center of the sanding disc.
    • Use a flathead screwdriver to pry off and remove the rubber plug in the center of the sanding disc.

  5. Slide a thin 22 mm wrench underneath the sanding disc and clasp it onto the flat part of the motor driveshaft to keep the driveshaft from turning. Slide a thin 22 mm wrench underneath the sanding disc and clasp it onto the flat part of the motor driveshaft to keep the driveshaft from turning.
    • Slide a thin 22 mm wrench underneath the sanding disc and clasp it onto the flat part of the motor driveshaft to keep the driveshaft from turning.

  6. Use an 11 mm socket and socket wrench to remove the 16.5 mm-long bolt securing the sanding disc to the motor driveshaft. Apply counter torque to the driveshaft wrench as you loosen the bolt to keep the sanding disc from spinning.
    • Use an 11 mm socket and socket wrench to remove the 16.5 mm-long bolt securing the sanding disc to the motor driveshaft.

    • Apply counter torque to the driveshaft wrench as you loosen the bolt to keep the sanding disc from spinning.

  7. Take two pry bars and insert them underneath the sanding disc as close to the driveshaft as possible. Apply pressure to the pry bars in opposite directions to carefully pry the sanding disc off of the driveshaft. Remove the sanding disc from the floor sander.
    • Take two pry bars and insert them underneath the sanding disc as close to the driveshaft as possible.

    • Apply pressure to the pry bars in opposite directions to carefully pry the sanding disc off of the driveshaft.

    • Remove the sanding disc from the floor sander.

  8. Repeat the previous seven steps to remove the other two sanding discs before continuing.
    • Repeat the previous seven steps to remove the other two sanding discs before continuing.

    • With all three sanding discs removed, use a 4 mm hex key to remove four 25.4 mm-long screws securing the bottom cover and bottom weight.

  9. Lift the bottom weight away from the sander.
    • Lift the bottom weight away from the sander.

  10. Pull the top edge of the bottom cover away from the sander until you have enough space to slide the cover out. Slide the cover across the bottom of the sander, away from the wheels, and remove it. Slide the cover across the bottom of the sander, away from the wheels, and remove it.
    • Pull the top edge of the bottom cover away from the sander until you have enough space to slide the cover out.

    • Slide the cover across the bottom of the sander, away from the wheels, and remove it.

  11. Remove the washer from the motor shaft.
    • Remove the washer from the motor shaft.

  12. Pull the drive pad bearing straight off of the motor shaft. You may not be able to remove the bearing with your hands. If this is the case, use a bearing puller to remove the bearing. You may not be able to remove the bearing with your hands. If this is the case, use a bearing puller to remove the bearing.
    • Pull the drive pad bearing straight off of the motor shaft.

    • You may not be able to remove the bearing with your hands. If this is the case, use a bearing puller to remove the bearing.

  13. Using snap ring pliers, pry the snap ring open and slide it off of the motor shaft. Remove the snap ring. Remove the snap ring.
    • Using snap ring pliers, pry the snap ring open and slide it off of the motor shaft.

    • Remove the snap ring.

  14. Slide the dust fan straight off of the motor shaft. Slide the dust fan straight off of the motor shaft.
    • Slide the dust fan straight off of the motor shaft.

  15. Using snap ring pliers, pry the snap ring open and slide it off of the motor shaft. Remove the snap ring. Remove the snap ring.
    • Using snap ring pliers, pry the snap ring open and slide it off of the motor shaft.

    • Remove the snap ring.

  16. Use an 11 mm socket to remove the four 22.8 mm-long screws securing the motor.
    • Use an 11 mm socket to remove the four 22.8 mm-long screws securing the motor.

  17. Lift the top of the latch securing the handle assembly to the sander and push it back against the sander. Make sure the hook on the latch is clear of the small metal tab on the sander. Repeat this step for all three latches securing the handle assembly.
    • Lift the top of the latch securing the handle assembly to the sander and push it back against the sander.

    • Make sure the hook on the latch is clear of the small metal tab on the sander.

    • Repeat this step for all three latches securing the handle assembly.

  18. Remove the handle assembly from the sander.
    • Remove the handle assembly from the sander.

  19. Lift the dust bag straight up to remove it from the sander. Lift the dust bag straight up to remove it from the sander.
    • Lift the dust bag straight up to remove it from the sander.

  20. Use a Phillips #2 driver to remove three 22.1 mm-long screws securing the motor cover to the sander. There is one screw on each side of the sander. Use a Phillips #2 driver to remove three 22.1 mm-long screws securing the motor cover to the sander. There is one screw on each side of the sander. Use a Phillips #2 driver to remove three 22.1 mm-long screws securing the motor cover to the sander. There is one screw on each side of the sander.
    • Use a Phillips #2 driver to remove three 22.1 mm-long screws securing the motor cover to the sander. There is one screw on each side of the sander.

  21. Use a  7/32" hex key to remove three 23.7 mm-long hex screws securing the motors to the motor cover.
    • Use a 7/32" hex key to remove three 23.7 mm-long hex screws securing the motors to the motor cover.

  22. Lift the motor cover straight up and remove it.
    • Lift the motor cover straight up and remove it.

  23. Find the two wires that connect the motor you're replacing to the motor power hub that sits in between all the motors. Pull the two wires straight out of their sockets to disconnect them. Pull the two wires straight out of their sockets to disconnect them.
    • Find the two wires that connect the motor you're replacing to the motor power hub that sits in between all the motors.

    • Pull the two wires straight out of their sockets to disconnect them.

  24. Lift the motor straight up and remove it from the sander. Repeat the last 14 steps if you wish to remove one or both of the remaining motors.
    • Lift the motor straight up and remove it from the sander.

    • Repeat the last 14 steps if you wish to remove one or both of the remaining motors.

Заключение

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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