Burning Smell. The heat will cause the shaft to suck in the oil better as well. Follow Us Thanks! A place where people can come to learn and share their experiences of doing, building and fixing things on their own. Disassemble the motor and clamp the armature in a vise being careful not to damage it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzF_AD4jnVs. I only had a 2200uf 16volt. I was wondering if anyone can give me some advice on how to get it off. For various reasons, I never got around to it. I think there is a short inside the motor somewhere, maybe due to a build up of carbon or wear. Remove the motor hood; Lift the motor hood up and out to remove it. Hi. Dumb question, what's the trick to pulling off the plastic fan? Standard screw driver. I think there is a short inside the motor somewhere, maybe due to a build up of carbon or wear. Unfortunately it is very stiff. There seems to be a locking mechanism but I don't want to break it to pull it off. Hi. The original pulley is a multi v type integrated into the flywheel/fan assembly and is installed on the motor shaft with a left hand thread so it self tightens when running. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to remove the flywheel? The treadmill is not for me but for a friend who was involved in a car crash and needs it for physiotherapy. Abandoned by OP. One British chap use a wooden wheel he turned on his wood lathe and the old steel wheel and stub was epoxied into the recessed side. You can see it in the image I added to the OP with the fan. Like many treadmill duty motors, it has a nicely balanced weighted fly- wheel pulley on the drive end of the ~3/8" shaft and I was wondering what's the best way to remove this flywheel with minimal collateral damage to the motor and shaft that it's attached to? Removing Flywheel from Treadmill Motor. It think it is a pretty good motor and I do have a controller that should work with it, but my problem is how do I attach a pully to the motor shaft which is step threaded but has no key groove. I have a treadmill motor Greenmaster GMD82-05-1B, see image, that goes pop every time you switch the treadmill on. * put a damp towel around the motor shaft then Heat the flywheel near the hub. Usually you can find the model and manufacturer of the motor on a label. For your guide though, on the Proform motors, the flywheel just unscrews, but it is right hand turn to remove, unlike a conventional nut and bolt. In it's new configuration it will be reversible so there is a potential for the flywheel to unthread from the motor shaft. However all other electrical issues on the motor and the MCB seem to have been resolved. Beware pullers, its too easy to destroy things. There is a screw in the center of the flywheel you need to remove first. Remove the bolts to the bracket, disconnect the wire harness leading from the motor to the control panel, and lift the motor out of the treadmill. As you can see in the pictures, attached to the bottom of the motor is the flywheel. Remove the set screws (usually Allen keys in the side) and have someone hold up the motor by the front pulley assembly. *Edit 3/31/12* It appeared to work with my small volume of test grains, however when I went to run a full batch of grains this morning it choked badly. Treadmill repairs associated with treadmills with a magnetic pickup on the flywheel will include a thorough examination. This item will ship to United States, but the seller has not specified shipping options. I don't know what it's called, so have no clue what to search for. He trued this assembly up while running on the motor, and made it a 2" wide drive wheel. I use expensive electric motor bearing grease. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. If the spindle was somehow threaded that keyway (square part between the drum and the shaft) will need to be removed before it can spin, but certainly try removing the grub screw first, it might just be a friction-fit. Like many treadmill duty motors, it has a nicely balanced weighted fly- wheel pulley on the drive end of the ~3/8" shaft and I was wondering what's the best way to remove this flywheel with minimal collateral damage to the motor and shaft that it's attached to? Brandon's Garage 8,211 views. b. Everywhere is closed at the moment. The flywheel are left-hand 4m thread and can really be cinched down or corroded onto the shaft. It came right off.But thanks for the response, it is nice to know there is a site like this I can go to. Sometimes I invert a can of air duster and blast the shaft with the liquid. How can I remove the square insert? The flywheel on my motor was secured by a hex screw (some flywheels thread on) so I cut the flywheel shaft off as close as possible to the hex screw and mounted the pulley. In order to disassemble the motor I have to take the large flywheel off.