3-62. TRACTION MOTOR ASSEMBLY (cont)
d. Tighten four bolts (23) and nut (24) and secure pinion puller (22).
e. Route safety chain (25) through two lifting eyes, on both sides of traction motor (16), and through hydraulic press
safety loop (26) and secure.
Pinion gear will snap off suddenly under approximately 50 to 90 tons (45.3 to 81.6 metric tons) of pressure.
Personnel must stand to either side of motor when pulling pinion gear. Area behind press must be clear.
Injury or death could result if safety precautions are not followed.
f. Apply 50 to 90 tons (45.3 to 81.6 metric tons) pressure with hydraulic press and remove pinion gear (21).
g. When pinion gear (21) is removed, mark it to the traction motor from which it was removed.