HTS actuator help

gabewinches

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I found a 10 foot dish a few months back and was looking at the actuator, I have sprayed pb blaster multiple times and can’t get it to budge. I am having trouble taking it apart, and it seems there is only one bolt to do so, and no sockets fit in the small opening. Is this even repairable, or should I just buy a new actuator
 

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johnnynobody

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If a standard or metric deep well socket won't get in there then it must require a special tool. That would be my guess.
 
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since that light colored bearing securing device is not secured by the bolt , holding the motor to the pipe , it might be possible to push the thinner pipe out by stamping it vertical on a solid wooden block
 
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In the photo, that looks like a spanner hole to me. That bearing/bushing holder might just thread out of the tube if you can apply the right rotational torque to it.

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In the photo, that looks like a spanner hole to me. That bearing/bushing holder might just thread out of the tube if you can apply the right rotational torque to it.

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After a good look I think you'r right on the picture the opposit spanner hole is covered by the shaft end .
 

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