Inspect all moving surfaces to insure that they have not
Push inside lower edge of spool so that spool moves
been scored or abraded by dirt particles or otherwise
towards splined end and remove carefully from sleeve.
disrupted. Smooth burnished surfaces are normal in many
Figure No. 19 and Figure No. 20.
areas. Slightly scored parts can be cleaned with 600 grit
abrasive paper by hand rubbing only.
Push centering spring set out of spring slot in spool.
Figure Nos. 21 and 22.
To prepare all surfaces of the meter section for
reassembly and insure that all edges of the parts are burr
At this point all parts have been disassembled and
free, place a piece of 600 grit abrasive paper face up on an
removed from the unit. Each should be rinsed carefully in
extremely flat, clean, hard surface. The surface to be used
clean solvent, even such exterior parts as all cap screws
for this purpose should be as flat as plate glass or better. If
and all seals that appear to be reusable. If in doubt,
the 600 grit paper is new it should first be rubbed down with
replace with new seals. It is good service policy to replace
a scrap steel part to remove sharp grit which would
all seals when unit is reassembled. They are available in
produce scratches. The ends of the star gear can be used
kit form, Part No. 5140. Rinsing and cleaning can be done
for this purpose if necessary. Then both sides of the ring
while other parts of the unit are being disassembled and
gear, both sides of the plate, the 14 hole end of the
parts can be set to dry on clean paper towel. The meter
housing and the flat side of the end cap should be cleaned
gear set must be disassembled and cleaned similarity.