|Spiral Window Balances
Removal and Installation Guidelines
Tilt Window Balance Removal
|TILT WINDOW SASH REMOVAL
The spiral rod is retained by the tilt
mechanism (lock shoe).
A. Attach the new balance to the
jamb with a #8 or #10 x 1-1/2"
sheet metal screw through the
top hole in the balance.
B. Grasp the spiral rod with the appropriate Tensioning Tool Part # H3787
C. Turn clockwise approximately six full
turns. Replace spiral rod into
the tilt mechanism or retainer clip.
D. Replace sash and check operation.
|NOTE: If sash will not stay in
raised position, use the Tensioning Tool and increase the number of
clockwise turns of the spiral rod.
If sash will not stay in closed position, use the Tensioning Tool and reduce tension with counter-clockwise turns of the spiral rod.