How do you remove a metal retainer clip?
To remove an E-clip, use either a remover tool, needle-nose pliers, or a small, flathead screwdriver. Grasp the E-clip with your tool and push it upwards using moderate pressure. You can easily remove E-clips with another household tool.
How do you remove a circlip without circlip pliers?
Here are the steps:
- Take a pair of punches and make sure that they fit in the holes of your bike’s snap ring.
- Put the punches into the snap ring’s holes.
- Slide a dowel rod between the punches.
- Push the top parts of the punches together as you would when you use chopsticks.
- Open the snap ring up.
How do you remove a circlip without holes?
If you need to remove a circlip that doesn’t have holes on the ends, it is recommended to use a pair of narrow tip pliers. The fine tips of the pliers should be able to securely hold the snap ring and enable careful removal.