Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove both the axle and the handle, so that you can replace either one or both.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Assemble the required tools, including the Afridev tool and crescent wrenches.
    • Assemble the required tools, including the Afridev tool and crescent wrenches.

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  2. Perform a water test on the pump, by raising and lowering the handle a full 40 strokes. A properly performing pump will yield greater than 10 liters.
    • Perform a water test on the pump, by raising and lowering the handle a full 40 strokes. A properly performing pump will yield greater than 10 liters.

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    • Loosen the bolt on front of the face plate with the Afridev tool.

    • Remove the plate from the pump by lifting it straight up.

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    • Insert the T-handle into the top cylinder of the exposed pump rod.

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    • Loosen the 2 bolts on either side of handle.

    • It is not necessary to remove the bolt at this time; however, take caution to not let the bolt fall out of the handle.

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    • Loosen the 2 bolts on either side of the head to remove the handle from the pump rod.

    • It is not necessary to remove the bolt at this time; however, take caution to not let the bolt fall out of the handle.

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    • Lift the handle to a horizontal position.

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    • While one person lifts up on the T-handle, remove the bolt and connection pieces.

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    • Remove the bolt and connection pieces from the handle.

    • Set the bolt pieces in a sanitary place, such as a bucket, to prevent contamination.

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    • Remove the handle from the pump.

    • Be sure to set the handle in a sanitary place to prevent contamination.

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Conclusion

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

Jake Devincenzi

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