Master class: how to replace the cartridge with an electric drill

This article describes step by step the process of dismantling the old chuck and replacing it with a new one using the example of the Einhell 550E hand drill. The reason for the replacement was the split body of the chuck, as a result, the inability to firmly grip the drill.

Execution order

De-energize the tool.

Open the chuck petals completely. Since the fixed part of the body is broken, we hold the spindle of the drill with a 14 key.

Master class: how to replace the cartridge with an electric drill

We inspect the fixing screw for the integrity of the cross groove.

Master class: how to replace the cartridge with an electric drill

Use a screwdriver to unscrew the fixing screw clockwise, since the thread on it is with left-hand thread.

Master class: how to replace the cartridge with an electric drill

Tip: if the cross groove is partially lapped, you can hit it several times with a screwdriver before unscrewing it, this will allow you to slightly correct the groove.

Master class: how to replace the cartridge with an electric drill

We hold the spindle with the 14th key, unscrew the faulty chuck counterclockwise.

Master class: how to replace the cartridge with an electric drill

Master class: how to replace the cartridge with an electric drill

Holding the spindle with a key, we wind the new chuck clockwise until it stops, holding it by the fixed part, and clamp it with force.

Master class: how to replace the cartridge with an electric drill

Holding the chuck by the fixed part, tighten the screw with a screwdriver counterclockwise until it stops.

Master class: how to replace the cartridge with an electric drill

The result of the work done

The entire replacement work took no more than five minutes, and the result was pleasing. The drills are perfectly clamped in the chuck and can be changed quickly and easily. When drilling, the drill does not turn in the chuck and does not hit.

Master class: how to replace the cartridge with an electric drill

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