How to Overhaul a KISS wind generator

Please make sure it really needs to be overhauled first, see troubleshooting your KISS.  Check the U-Tube video on “how to test the rectifier”.   If you have any questions call me.  My cell phone is (727) 638-1248.  There are minor differences in the newer, made in the USA KISSes.  How to overhaul a KISS wind generator:

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Completely remove the screws

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Insert screwdriver/pry bar only 1/2 inch. Note the slight angle. A little chipping is bound to occur.

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The screwdriver can go in more deeply in this area

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The front bearing will always have some corrosion. If it turns with a slight amount of drag, evenly all the way around, it is good.

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The shaft will not just slide out. It is being held in place by the rear bearing seat. A 2X4 block and pry bar, or…
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a soft hammer hitting here will get the shaft (rotor) and coils (stator) out of the housing. The housing is light and the rotor and stator are heavy and stuck together, so knock the housing off of the rotor and stator.

 

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Place rags, foam or cardboard under the rotor and stator. Push the stator off of the rotor. The magnets are very strong and holding them together. THEY WILL SEPARATE ALL OF A SUDDEN< SO MAKE SURE YOUR FINGERS ARE NOT UNDER THE STATOR!