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Follow this guide to remove and replace the power cord on an EDCO Floor Stripper TS8 .75L (2017).

  1. Before you begin, ensure the device is powered down and cool to the touch.
    • Before you begin, ensure the device is powered down and cool to the touch.

    • Ensure the machine is unplugged.

    • Turn the power switch counterclockwise into the OFF position.

  2. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the screw from the center of the red on/off knob.
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the screw from the center of the red on/off knob.

  3. Remove the red knob. This component is keyed. During reassembly, ensure it is reinstalled in the correct orientation.
    • Remove the red knob.

    • This component is keyed. During reassembly, ensure it is reinstalled in the correct orientation.

  4. Remove the black plastic cap from the center of the switch assembly.
    • Remove the black plastic cap from the center of the switch assembly.

    • This component is keyed. During reassembly, ensure it is reinstalled in the correct orientation.

  5. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the two screws securing the yellow switch guide to the switch assembly.
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the two screws securing the yellow switch guide to the switch assembly.

    • During reassembly, ensure this component is installed in the same orientation, with the circle in the 6 o'clock OFF position.

  6. Remove the yellow switch guide from the switch assembly. Remove the black plastic spacer from underneath the yellow switch guide. Remove the black plastic spacer from underneath the yellow switch guide.
    • Remove the yellow switch guide from the switch assembly.

    • Remove the black plastic spacer from underneath the yellow switch guide.

  7. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the four screws securing the upper half of the switch housing to the lower half.
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the four screws securing the upper half of the switch housing to the lower half.

    • These screws may not come out of their recesses in the housing once they are completely unthreaded. If some stay inside once loose, don't lose track of them.

  8. Lift the upper half of the switch housing off of the lower half." The rubber gasket may fall out of the upper housing during the removal process. Do not forget to reinstall the gasket upon reassembly. The rubber gasket may fall out of the upper housing during the removal process. Do not forget to reinstall the gasket upon reassembly.
    • Lift the upper half of the switch housing off of the lower half."

    • The rubber gasket may fall out of the upper housing during the removal process. Do not forget to reinstall the gasket upon reassembly.

  9. Use a 3/8 inch socket to remove the bolt securing the power cord loom clamp to the switch bracket.
    • Use a 3/8 inch socket to remove the bolt securing the power cord loom clamp to the switch bracket.

  10. Remove the loom clamp from the power cable. Remove the loom clamp from the power cable. Remove the loom clamp from the power cable.
    • Remove the loom clamp from the power cable.

  11. Use a socket to remove the four 11/32 inch nuts from the on/off switch bracket. During reassembly, use a Phillips screwdriver in combination with the 11/32 inch socket wrench to tighten the bolts securing the switch to the bracket." During reassembly, use a Phillips screwdriver in combination with the 11/32 inch socket wrench to tighten the bolts securing the switch to the bracket."
    • Use a socket to remove the four 11/32 inch nuts from the on/off switch bracket.

    • During reassembly, use a Phillips screwdriver in combination with the 11/32 inch socket wrench to tighten the bolts securing the switch to the bracket."

  12. Lift the switch assembly off of the switch bracket. The switch housing bolts may fall out when you remove the housing.
    • Lift the switch assembly off of the switch bracket.

    • The switch housing bolts may fall out when you remove the housing.

  13. Use a flathead screwdriver to remove the screw securing the two green ground wires to the switch housing.
    • Use a flathead screwdriver to remove the screw securing the two green ground wires to the switch housing.

  14. Separate the green ground wires from each other and move them away from the switch housing. Separate the green ground wires from each other and move them away from the switch housing. Separate the green ground wires from each other and move them away from the switch housing.
    • Separate the green ground wires from each other and move them away from the switch housing.

  15. Use a flathead screwdriver to loosen the two screws on the right side of the switch assembly securing the black and white wires from the power cord.
    • Use a flathead screwdriver to loosen the two screws on the right side of the switch assembly securing the black and white wires from the power cord.

    • During reassembly, ensure each wire is installed in its correct location on the switch.

  16. Remove the black wire from the switch. Remove the black wire from the switch. Remove the black wire from the switch.
    • Remove the black wire from the switch.

  17. Remove the white wire from the switch. Remove the white wire from the switch. Remove the white wire from the switch.
    • Remove the white wire from the switch.

  18. Use a 1-1/16 inch wrench or an adjustable wrench to loosen the power cord's strain relief fitting from the switch housing. Once the fitting is loose enough to turn by hand, twist the power cord and fitting counterclockwise until it is fully unthreaded from the switch housing. Once the fitting is loose enough to turn by hand, twist the power cord and fitting counterclockwise until it is fully unthreaded from the switch housing.
    • Use a 1-1/16 inch wrench or an adjustable wrench to loosen the power cord's strain relief fitting from the switch housing.

    • Once the fitting is loose enough to turn by hand, twist the power cord and fitting counterclockwise until it is fully unthreaded from the switch housing.

  19. Remove the power cord from the on/off switch. Remove the power cord from the on/off switch. Remove the power cord from the on/off switch.
    • Remove the power cord from the on/off switch.

  20. If the replacement power cord comes with a strain relief fitting pre-installed, skip the remaining steps and begin reassembly Use two adjustable wrenches to unscrew the strain relief fitting by turning the locknut counterclockwise relative to the fitting.
    • If the replacement power cord comes with a strain relief fitting pre-installed, skip the remaining steps and begin reassembly

    • Use two adjustable wrenches to unscrew the strain relief fitting by turning the locknut counterclockwise relative to the fitting.

    • 1-1/16 inch lock nut

    • 15/16 inch strain relief fitting

    • Reassembly tip: note the length from the end of the power cord to the strain relief fitting. Match this length as close as possible when reinstalling the fitting.

  21. Remove the lock nut from the power cord. Remove the lock nut from the power cord. Remove the lock nut from the power cord.
    • Remove the lock nut from the power cord.

  22. Insert a flathead screwdriver into the fitting and push the blue grommet out to remove it from the housing. Insert a flathead screwdriver into the fitting and push the blue grommet out to remove it from the housing. Insert a flathead screwdriver into the fitting and push the blue grommet out to remove it from the housing.
    • Insert a flathead screwdriver into the fitting and push the blue grommet out to remove it from the housing.

  23. Remove the fitting from the power cord. Remove the fitting from the power cord. Remove the fitting from the power cord.
    • Remove the fitting from the power cord.

  24. Remove the grommet from the power cord. Remove the grommet from the power cord. Remove the grommet from the power cord.
    • Remove the grommet from the power cord.

  25. Remove the remaining nut and washer from the power cable. These may have slid down the power cable during the previous steps. These may have slid down the power cable during the previous steps.
    • Remove the remaining nut and washer from the power cable.

    • These may have slid down the power cable during the previous steps.

  26. Only the power cord remains.
    • Only the power cord remains.

Conclusão

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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