4-12. REPLACE/INSPECT IMPELLER, SHAFT SEAL, AND SHAFT ADAPTER
This task covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanics (Item 2,
Appendix B, Section III)
Wrench, Strap (Item 9, Appendix B,
Mallet, Rubber (Item 17, Appendix B,
Inlet air sound enclosure assembly
Outlet air sound enclosure assembly
Recoil starter assembly removed.
Fit a strap wrench over the starter pulley cup.
b. Use 9/16 inch socket to remove impeller locking bolt (1) and teflon washer (2).
Unscrew impeller (3) in a counterclockwise direction using the strap wrench to hold the shaft from turn-
it maybe necessary to use a small wood block and the rubber mallet to
tap the impeller vanes so impeller breaks loose.
Remove shims (4 and 5).
Remove and discard shaft seal (9) and seat (9A).
Remove shaft adapter (12).
Inspect impeller for damage or wear.
Ensure key (13) is installed in keyway of engine shaft.
Position slot of shaft adapter (12) onto shaft key and push shaft adapter onto engine shaft.