To begin, the motor has a very small C ring and step washer holding the motor together. If you are not very careful, the C ring will fly away during disassembly. This is where the large plastic bag comes in.
1. Place the motor in the bag.
2. While holding the motor from the outside of the bag, reach in the opening with your pliers and push the C ring off. What will happen is that the ring is spring loaded and will pop off, but the bag will contain it for you.
3. Put the C ring in a secure location for now.
4. Then remove the step washer that is on the shaft between the ring and the bearing. Make note that the washer has a flat side and a rounded (step) side. The step goes toward the bearing. Read More »