Maintenance Tips & tricks – 2000 – #15
Pumping pinsProblem: A pin has seized in a flywheel and no amount of work will pull it out. How do I remove the pin?
Solution: Drill a #3 hole from the opposite side of the flywheel and tap 1/4-28 thd. Insert a grease zerk and “pump” the pin out safely and quickly. The grease gun generates 2500 psi.
Contributor: Tom Goodman, Maintenance Superintendent, Champion Laboratories, Inc., Albion, IL; Tom_Goodman@ Champlabs.com
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