3-62. TRACTION MOTOR ASSEMBLY (cont)
Components of the traction motor are heavy and may be awkward to handle. Use correct lifting
procedures, indicated lifting devices, and/or assistance from other personnel to avoid injury,
Remove spanner (19) and lockring (20).
Heated parts may cause injury to personnel if hand protection is not worn when handling. Wear protective
gloves for maximum protection.
Do not remove a pinion by driving a wedge between pinion and traction motor frame. Avoid blows with a
hammer on pinion or pinion puller. Damage to bearings will result. Never apply heat to a pinion that is to
be put back in service. Destruction of the original heat treatment will result. If it becomes necessary to
remove a pinion that is to be scrapped and is very hard to pull, it may be necessary to apply heat to the
pinion for a very short time. Pinion shaft and traction motor frame must not be heated. Damage to parts
10. Use a pinion puller and remove pinion gear (21) as follows: