Our other sites:

How to use a cable puller?

Shop for Bearing Pullers and Cable Pullers

Releasing the cable before pulling

Pullers, bearing puller, cable puller, cable winches, cable puller, mechanics, specialist mechanics tools, DIYer, maintenance, wonkee donkee.

Step 1 – Disengage main ratchet drive

First, locate the drive pawl spring on the lever handle and pull it to the ‘up’ position to disengage the main ratchet drive.

Pullers, bearing puller, cable puller, cable winches, cable puller, mechanics, specialist mechanics tools, DIYer, maintenance, wonkee donkee.

Step 2 – Attach load hook

Attach the load hook to the load you are going to pull. If you have two load hooks they can be connected together to form a loop.

Pullers, bearing puller, cable puller, cable winches, cable puller, mechanics, specialist mechanics tools, DIYer, maintenance, wonkee donkee.

Step 3 – Release cable

To allow the cable to run freely, squeeze up the stop pawl trigger. Walk with the cable puller back to the anchor point.

Pullers, bearing puller, cable puller, cable winches, cable puller, mechanics, specialist mechanics tools, DIYer, maintenance, wonkee donkee.

Step 4 – Release stop pawl trigger

Once you reach the anchor point, release the stop pawl trigger and make sure it is fully engaged back into the ratchet sprocket.

Pullers, bearing puller, cable puller, cable winches, cable puller, mechanics, specialist mechanics tools, DIYer, maintenance, wonkee donkee.

Step 5 – Attach anchor hook

Attach the anchor hook to the anchor point that you will be pulling from.

Pulling the load

Pullers, bearing puller, cable puller, cable winches, cable puller, mechanics, specialist mechanics tools, DIYer, maintenance, wonkee donkee.

Step 1 – Engage drive

To begin pulling the load the drive will have to be engaged. Push the drive pawl spring into the down position which will enable the main ratchet drive pawl to engage with the ratchet drive sprocket.

Pullers, bearing puller, cable puller, cable winches, cable puller, mechanics, specialist mechanics tools, DIYer, maintenance, wonkee donkee.

Step 2 – Crank lever

Start cranking the lever handle backwards and forwards to begin ratcheting. Every time the lever handle is moved towards the anchor point the load is pulled.

Pullers, bearing puller, cable puller, cable winches, cable puller, mechanics, specialist mechanics tools, DIYer, maintenance, wonkee donkee.

Step 3 – Pull load

Keep moving the lever handle back and forth until the load is pulled to the desired position.

Pullers, bearing puller, cable puller, cable winches, cable puller, mechanics, specialist mechanics tools, DIYer, maintenance, wonkee donkee.

Step 4 – Secure load

Make sure you secure the load that has been pulled so it does not move when the tension is released.

Releasing the tension after pulling

Pullers, bearing puller, cable puller, cable winches, cable puller, mechanics, specialist mechanics tools, DIYer, maintenance, wonkee donkee.

Step 1 – Disengage ratchet drive

First push the drive pawl spring into the up position to disengage the main ratchet drive, this will loosen the cable.

Pullers, bearing puller, cable puller, cable winches, cable puller, mechanics, specialist mechanics tools, DIYer, maintenance, wonkee donkee.

Step 2 – Push lever handle

Push the lever handle fully over to the anchor hook side – this will force the spring loaded stop pawl mechanism pin down, then slowly raise the lever handle.

Repeat these actions until the cable tension is released.

Pullers, bearing puller, cable puller, cable winches, cable puller, mechanics, specialist mechanics tools, DIYer, maintenance, wonkee donkee.

Step 3 – Loosen cable

Now the cable tension is eased, squeeze up the stop pawl trigger to release it from the cam and gently pull back on the puller to loosen the cable further.

Pullers, bearing puller, cable puller, cable winches, cable puller, mechanics, specialist mechanics tools, DIYer, maintenance, wonkee donkee.

Step 4 – Push drive pawl spring

Leave the load hook attached to the load you have pulled and push the drive pawl spring into the down position.

Pullers, bearing puller, cable puller, cable winches, cable puller, mechanics, specialist mechanics tools, DIYer, maintenance, wonkee donkee.

Step 5 – Wind cable

Hold the anchor hook in one hand and gently pull against the load while moving the lever handle back and forth to rewind the cable back onto the drum.

Call Now Button