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Replacing an Angle Encoder

Step 1: Remove the blue metal shroud that protects the angle encoder. There are (4) 9/16″ bolts that you will need to remove.

Step 2: Inspect the encoder for anything that could cause the encoder to malfunction.

  • One or both of the metal tabs/clips that hold the encoder in place could be broken.
  • The set screw could be loose allowing the shaft to spring freely from the encoder.

Step 3: Remove the (2) screws on the spring clip that attach the encoder to the motor

Step 4: Remove the set screw for the encoder.

Step 5: Slide the encoder off the shaft, and replace it with a new encoder. Repeat Steps 1-4 in reverse order.

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