Introduction

After a period of time, it is possible that the motor in the Porter-Cable PC60TAG may experience issues, requiring replacement. This guide will demonstrate how this is done.

Parts

No parts required.

Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove the 3/4" Phillips screw on the back cover.
  • Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove the 3/4" Phillips screw on the back cover.

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Holding the front of the device, carefully slide the back cover over the cord.
  • Holding the front of the device, carefully slide the back cover over the cord.

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Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove the1/2"  Phillips screw holding on the motor brush arm. Repeat on the other side.
  • Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove the1/2" Phillips screw holding on the motor brush arm. Repeat on the other side.

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Carefully pull the motor brush arm away from the other device, you can leave the wire connected to device. Repeat on the other side.
  • Carefully pull the motor brush arm away from the other device, you can leave the wire connected to device. Repeat on the other side.

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Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove the 1 inch black retainer screw.
  • Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove the 1 inch black retainer screw.

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Using the Phillips #2screwdriver, remove the 4, 1/2" Phillips screws around the head gear.
  • Using the Phillips #2screwdriver, remove the 4, 1/2" Phillips screws around the head gear.

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Carefully pull the head gear away from the device, and set aside.
  • Carefully pull the head gear away from the device, and set aside.

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Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove the two, 1/2"  screws holding the head to the body on the bottom side of the grinder.
  • Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove the two, 1/2" screws holding the head to the body on the bottom side of the grinder.

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Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove the other two 1/2" screws holding the head to the body on the top side of the grinder.
  • Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove the other two 1/2" screws holding the head to the body on the top side of the grinder.

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Holding the head of the device, carefully pull the motor assembly out of the body of the device.
  • Holding the head of the device, carefully pull the motor assembly out of the body of the device.

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Using a 9/16" wrench, loosen the spindle nut inside the head, from the motor assembly.
  • Using a 9/16" wrench, loosen the spindle nut inside the head, from the motor assembly.

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Pull the motor assembly away from the head.
  • Pull the motor assembly away from the head.

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Conclusion

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

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