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Introduction

This guide shows how to remove and replace the control switch on the Clarke EZ-8 floor sander.

  1. Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Disconnect all power cables: étape 1, image 1 de 1
    • Before you begin your repair, disconnect all power cables to reduce the risk of short circuits and electric shock.

  2. Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Remove the dust bag: étape 2, image 1 de 2 Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Remove the dust bag: étape 2, image 2 de 2
    • Pull on the dust bag to remove it from the dust tube.

    • If the dust bag doesn't slide off easily, gently twist it back and forth while pulling to free it from the tube.

  3. Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Remove the dust tube: étape 3, image 1 de 1
    • Pull up on the dust tube to remove it from the sander.

  4. Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Disconnect the control link arm: étape 4, image 1 de 3 Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Disconnect the control link arm: étape 4, image 2 de 3 Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Disconnect the control link arm: étape 4, image 3 de 3
    • Slide the collar on the control link arm up until the two halves of the arm detach from one another.

  5. Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement: étape 5, image 1 de 3 Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement: étape 5, image 2 de 3 Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement: étape 5, image 3 de 3
    • Pull up on the latch at the bottom of the handle assembly, then remove the retaining plate from its slot in the handle.

  6. Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Remove the handle: étape 6, image 1 de 2 Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Remove the handle: étape 6, image 2 de 2
    • Pull up on the handle assembly and remove it from the sander.

  7. Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Loosen the nut around the control switch: étape 7, image 1 de 2 Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Loosen the nut around the control switch: étape 7, image 2 de 2
    • Use a socket wrench with a deep 9/16" socket to remove the retaining nut and star washer from the control switch toggle.

  8. Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Remove the control housing screws: étape 8, image 1 de 2 Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Remove the control housing screws: étape 8, image 2 de 2
    • Use a Phillips #2 screwdriver to remove the six screws on the control housing—three on either side.

  9. Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Open the control housing: étape 9, image 1 de 3 Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Open the control housing: étape 9, image 2 de 3 Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Open the control housing: étape 9, image 3 de 3
    • Lift the control housing up and swing it open so the wiring panel inside is accessible.

    • The housing is still attached to the handle tube, do not try to pull it away completely.

  10. Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Disconnect the control switch terminals: étape 10, image 1 de 1
    • Before disassembly, note where each lead connects. Be sure to return each one to its original position in the wiring panel during reassembly.

    • Use a #2 Phillips head screwdriver to remove the following three screws from the wiring panel:

    • Two 10-32 x 3/8" screws

    • One 8-32 x 3/8" screw

    • Remove the ring and fork terminals from the screws.

  11. Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Remove the control switch: étape 11, image 1 de 3 Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Remove the control switch: étape 11, image 2 de 3 Clarke Floor Sander 07012A 2012 Control Switch Replacement, Remove the control switch: étape 11, image 3 de 3
    • Pull and gently wiggle the control switch to remove it from its mounting hole in the control housing.

    • There may be an additional star washer on the toggle switch inside the housing. Remove and retain it for reassembly.

Conclusion

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

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Well Done, steps are clear and EZ 8 to follow!

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