How to remove and refit the 12VDC electric motor fitted to the Simpro Multi-Tip bin lifter.
The motor used on the standard Multi-Tip is an 800 watt, series-wound type. It has 4 brushes which wear down over time; as they are difficult and time-consuming to replace, it is usually better to fit a complete new motor.
Positive supply to the motor comes through the relay mounted on the side of the motor. Negative is permanently connected to the motor terminal.
- Remove the entire power pack as described in Hydraulic Power Pack.
- Undo the two cap screws holding the motor to the power pack and lift it away.
- Hold the power pack vertically to refit the the motor.
- Ensure the coupling engages correctly with the pump shaft and re-tighten the mounting screws.