The end cap can now be lifted off the motor; however,
be certain that the valve plate does not fall and become
damaged. If the valve plate tends to lift off with the end
cap, hold it in place on the end cap and remove both
parts together. If the valve plate remains on the bearing
plate, remove it at this time.
All surfaces exposed are critical and caution must
be used to avoid damage.
The end cap is actually an assembly consisting of a
tapered bearing race which is a slip fit in the end cap
and the valve plate locating pin. These parts should be
removed from the end cap. There may or may not be a
shim located under the bearing race which should be
Remove the bronze bearing plate and pilot ring from the
If the pilot ring remains with the bearing plate, remove it
at this time.