Repair Procedure
Roasting Drum AXLE ADJUSTMENT

Keep in mind that the position of the axle in the roaster is fixed. Its location is set by the drive pin's position in the motor coupling. Although you are tapping on the axle in this adjustment, it is actually the drum's position in relation to the axle you are changing.

If The Drum Is TOO FAR FROM THE REAR WALL Of The Roast Chamber
Using a non-marring hammer and gently tapping the end of drum's axle to that is inserted into the drum motor's drive coupling. Tapping the axle in the direction shown in the photo will
  MOVE THE DRUM TOWARDS TO THE REAR WALL
of the roast chamber.

If The Drum Is TOO CLOSE TO THE REAR WALL Of The Roast Chamber
Tap the drum's axle on the end that rests in the bearing plate to
  MOVE THE DRUM AWAY FROM THE REAR WALL
of the roast chamber.

IMPORTANT:
  Even though the drum and axle are made of heavy metal, DO NOT think it takes a hard hit with a hammer to move the axle. You must use one or two GENTLE taps, and it is best to use a light hammer if you have one. In most cases you are likely only trying to move the shaft one or two millimeters (which is less than 1/10th of an inch)!
  After tapping once or twice, replace the drum, reassemble the machine, and check the clearance again. You will likely need to repeat this adjustment a few times to get the proper alignment.

HELPFUL TIPS
    Hold the drum in the air in one hand. Doing this over a bed, sofa, stuffed chair, or other soft surface is recommended just in case the drum slips out of your hand. Do not place the drum on a fixed surface. If you have difficulty holding onto the drum, have another person hold the drum for you when following this procedure. Use a non-marring hammer and gently tap straight downward on the end of the drum's axle.

align drum with hammer
The photo shows the adjustment to
move the drum torwards the rear wall

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