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 Fig # Img Part Name Availability Price
1Handle Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343851
Discontinued
N/A
2
Pin
Part #: 1341950
Ships in 10 - 16 business days
 $2.98
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3Screw Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1344933
Discontinued
N/A
4Handle Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 905789
Discontinued
N/A
5Screw Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1342035
Discontinued
N/A
6
Top Cover Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343853
Discontinued
N/A
7Screw Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1310162
Discontinued
N/A
8Flat Washer Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1246102
Discontinued
N/A
9Air Manifold Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343856
Discontinued
N/A
10Wing Nut Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343854
Discontinued
N/A
11Flat Washer Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1246102
Discontinued
N/A
12Set Screw Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1246158
Discontinued
N/A
13Dust Chute Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343855
Discontinued
N/A
14Cutterhead Warning
Part #: 1340080
Ships in 10 - 16 business days
 $5.06
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15Ext Ret Ring Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1246196
Discontinued
N/A
Fig #ImgPart NameAvailabilityPrice
16Chain Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343882
Discontinued
N/A
17Sprocket Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343881
Discontinued
N/A
18Spacer Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343916
Discontinued
N/A
19Screw Obsolete - Limited Quantity
Part #: 1343915
In stock
1 available
 $2.12
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20Cap Screw
Part #: 1246050
In stock
2 available
 $2.98
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21Outside Cover Obsolete - Limited Quantity
Part #: 1343947
In stock
1 available
 $9.61
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22Bearing Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 920040131276
Discontinued
N/A
23Shaft
Part #: 1343912
Ships in 10 - 16 business days
 $15.17
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25Bushing Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343908
Discontinued
N/A
26Gear Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343911
Discontinued
N/A
27Gear Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343910
Discontinued
N/A
28Gear Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343909
Discontinued
N/A
29Spacer Undercut
Part #: 1343907
Ships in 10 - 16 business days
 $2.16
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30Spacer
Part #: 1343906
Ships in 10 - 16 business days
 $2.09
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31Inside Cover Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343946
Discontinued
N/A
Fig #ImgPart NameAvailabilityPrice
32Cover Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343902
Discontinued
N/A
33Pinion Gear Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343903
Discontinued
N/A
34Bearing
Part #: 1086894S
In stock
25+ available
 $26.08
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35Screw Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1310162
Discontinued
N/A
36
Cable Clamp
Part #: 1343862
Ships in 10 - 16 business days
 $1.62
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37
Plate
Part #: 1343864
Ships in 10 - 16 business days
 $1.62
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38Screw Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1310162
Discontinued
N/A
39Screw Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1342455
Discontinued
N/A
40Lock Washer
Part #: 488808-00
In stock
5 available
 $3.99
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41Screw Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1310162
Discontinued
N/A
42Flat Washer Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1246102
Discontinued
N/A
43
Pointer Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343865
Discontinued
N/A
44
Motor Pivot Rod
Part #: 1343937
Ships in 10 - 16 business days
 $7.08
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45
Nameplate Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1340081
Discontinued
N/A
46Belt Guard Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343858
Discontinued
N/A
Fig #ImgPart NameAvailabilityPrice
47Washer
Part #: 1340637
In stock
2 available
 $3.99
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48Cap Screw Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1246051
Discontinued
N/A
49Bracket Obsolete - Limited Quantity
Part #: 1343857
In stock
1 available
 $2.45
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50Washer
Part #: 1340637
In stock
2 available
 $3.99
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51Screw Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1310105
Discontinued
N/A
53Spring Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343868
Discontinued
N/A
54Cutterhead Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343867
Discontinued
N/A
55Key Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343866
Discontinued
N/A
57Knife Lock Bar Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343870
Discontinued
N/A
58Screw
Part #: 5140054-60
In stock
25+ available
 $1.99
Add To Cart
59Bearing
Part #: 1086894S
In stock
25+ available
 $26.08
Add To Cart
60Bearing Retainer Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343871
Discontinued
N/A
61Cap Screw Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1246051
Discontinued
N/A
62Cutterhead Pulley Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343872
Discontinued
N/A
63Drive Belt
Part #: 22-546
In stock
25 available
 $22.55
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Fig #ImgPart NameAvailabilityPrice
64Hex Nut Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343849
Discontinued
N/A
65Motor Pulley Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343873
Discontinued
N/A
66Chain Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343882
Discontinued
N/A
67Sprocket Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343881
Discontinued
N/A
68Ext Ret Ring Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1246196
Discontinued
N/A
69Spring Infeed Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343878
Discontinued
N/A
70Bearing Block
Part #: 1343875
In stock
5 available
 $6.11
Add To Cart
71Retainer L.H. Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343880
Discontinued
N/A
72Cap Screw Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1246051
Discontinued
N/A
73Infeed Roller Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343879
Discontinued
N/A
74Retainer R.H. Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343877
Discontinued
N/A
75Cap Screw Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1246051
Discontinued
N/A
76Spring Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343874
Discontinued
N/A
77Outfeed Roller Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343876
Discontinued
N/A
78Knife Cage
Part #: 1343917
In stock
9 available
 $50.72
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Fig #ImgPart NameAvailabilityPrice
85Gear Box Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 1343948
Discontinued
N/A
160Key
Part #: 1343758
In stock
20 available
 $4.02
Add To Cart
174Motor Assembly Obsolete - Limited Quantity
Part #: A00903
In stock
1 available
 $304.26
Add To Cart
801Planer Blade Set (2 Knives) 12"
Part #: 22-547
In stock
25+ available
 $32.05
Add To Cart

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1236637
Question: Replacement Parts

skynard

does anyone know where to find replacement when the manufacturer has discontinued the part we are looking for a cog- wheel for planner part1343911 model22-540
WJA
Reply: Replacement Parts

WJA

Hello 1236637,

Though the manufacture no longer supplies the 1343911 Gear. They do offer the 1343948 Gear Box Assembly, which includes all of the gears. As of this time this part is on a factory back order, with no delivery date. It could be a while before it is available, and it's not cheap either.

-WJA
primerbulb120
Reply: Replacement Parts

primerbulb120

The gear is available link removed.
What is the difference between infeed and outfeed springs? Length? Thanks.
WJA
Reply: Infeed And Outfeed Spring Difere...

WJA

Hello 734140,

I wish we had both the springs in stock that you are referring to, so I could look to see what is the difference is between them. Looking at the images of both of the springs they look both the same length, but the 1343878 infeed spring looks to be made of a larger gauge wire to me.

Hope this helps,
-WJA
Hi,

Need help getting bearings off the cutterhead to replace them. Cutterhead diameter is larger than the bearing openings but once the bearings are removed the cutterhead can be extracted out the top of the housing. Any ideas on how to get the bearnings off? Thanks, John
johnwesley
Reply: Bearing Removal From Cutterhead ...

johnwesley

Have solved my problem. Remove knives from cutter head, remove knife lock bar. Using the void after removing the knives take a small punch and gently tap bearing race from inboard side with a hammer. Flip cutter head assembly 180 degrees and do the same. Continue tapping the bearing off the cutter head by alternating the process until bearing is free. Be careful tapping the bearing races if you plan to reuse them. If replacing them (which is probably why you are removing them in the first place) then damage to bearings is not an issue. Note that each end of the cutter head has a different bearing size. Tap on new bearings being careful not to damage bearing seals (use socket slightly bigger than cutter head shaft but slightly smaller than bearing seal). Keyed end of cutter head shaft needs to fully exposed to re insert key. Center cutter head in assembly allowing equal clearance on both ends.

Thanks,
John
592503
Question: Knife Lock Bar

592503

what do you use to replalce Knife Lock Bar
WJA
Reply: Knife Lock Bar

WJA

Hello 592503,

You just keep searching on line for one. Or find someone that has a planer not worth repair that they are selling or they are parting out. Unless you want a machine shop to make you one $$$

-WJA
jtkarst
Question: Replacement On/off Switch

jtkarst

does the replacement switch #8166k21 fit a 1998 delta 22-540 type 2 12"
WJA
Reply: Replacement On/off Switch

WJA

Hello jtkarst,

The switch in question part number 8166K21 is an aftermarket switch that we offer when the manufacture's part is on back order or no longer available. To answer your question it will work in your Delta 22-540 planer.

Hope this helps,
-WJA
poppajack
Question: Delta 22-540

poppajack

How do I remove replace cutterhead belt pully
WJA
Reply: Delta 22-540

WJA

Hello poppajack,

To remove the cutterhead pulley. You will have to remove the nut, part number 1343849. Sometimes they are on the shaft pretty snug. You can tap it with a mallet to get it off the shaft. But don't loose the 1343866 key that holds it on to the shaft.

Good luck,
-WJA
WJA
Reply: Delta 22-540

WJA

Hello poppajack,

To remove the cutterhead pulley. You will have to remove the nut, part number 1343849. Sometimes they are on the shaft pretty snug. You can tap it with a mallet to get it off the shaft. But don't loose the 1343866 key that holds it on to the shaft.

Good luck,
-WJA
Birdhouselady
Question: Spring For Planer

Birdhouselady

Does anyone know a supplier for the springs under the planer blades for a 22-540 delta planer??
how do I keep the handle from moving when running boards?
Kip
Question: Need Part: Upper Frame

Kip

I have a brand new, just out of the box planer, but the top frame (a casting) is broken. Does anybody have a 22-540 for sale for parts? link removed
789366
Question: Delta Planer: 22-540

789366

I have a used planer and it seems to cut well but doesn't want to feed boards thru properly. Need to pull boards at times even when I'm only removing .005 to .010" of material.

I also notice a fair amount of play with the chains that drive the rollers, can this slack be adjusted ?
Any suggestions?

Thanks,

Danu
UtahAV
Reply: Delta Planer: 22-540

UtahAV

Hi Danu,

Most feed issues on planers are related to the condition of the feed rollers. The rollers will wear down over time and no longer make good contact with the workpiece. The rollers can become coated with sap or pitch, or even wood glue. This forms a hard, smooth surface on the roller that will no longer grip the wood being planed. I would start your investigation by inspecting the condition of your rollers.

Another potential problem, although much less likely, is the blocks that the rollers sit in. These blocks have spring tension on them and can move up and down. It is possible that the blocks can become stuck in their holders. Excessive sawdust buildup or even rust can cause them to get stuck. If this happens the rollers no longer sit as low as they should and therefore don't make the proper contact with the work piece.

The slack in the chain is normal.

I hope this points you in the right direction.

-UtahAV
-Mark
mark5333
Reply: Delta Planer: 22-540

mark5333

I have had that problem in the past. I saw a article on "Wood Magazine" that suggested cleaning the feed rollers with laquer thiner and a wipe rag. It works great for me . Whenever the rollers get to slipping it is time to clean them.
783665
Question: Delta 22-540 Planer

783665

I bought a used Delta 22-540 planer and can't locate a knife setting gauge. They're on back order at Delta. Any ideas on how I can set the knife height without one?
WJA
Reply: Delta 22-540 Planer

WJA

Hello,

A company by the name of Woodstock International offers a knife setting jig sold under the name of " Mini Planer Pal ". Google that and you should be able to locate one in your area.

Good luck,
WJA
688059
Question: Delta Planer 22-540 Height Adjus...

gentleshepherd

I need some help, my wife bought me a used delta planer 22-540 as a gift. It runs great as long as I only want to run 1/2 boards through it. I can't get it to raise up the heoight on 1 side, it is the opposite side of the handle. I don't want to upset her as she thought she was geting me a nice gift since I could not afford a new one.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
UtahAV
Reply: Delta Planer 22-540 Height Adjus...

UtahAV

The height adjustment system is basically made up from two adjustment screws, one on each side of the cutterhead and a rod underneath the planer base that connects the two adjustment screws. There are several things that could cause the system to no longer adjust the height. It could just be dirty. There could be rust binding up the adjustment screws. The gears that transfer the rotation of the adjustment screws to the lower rod could be damaged or are simply spinning on the shafts. Each one of these requires a different repair that is somewhat lengthy to explain. See if you can tell where the problem is occurring, in the gearing, where the adjustment screw meets the cutterhead, etc. and write back. I will see if I can help you solve the problem from there.

Good luck!

-UtahAV
-Mark
emac
Question: Delta 22-540 Planer

emac

The nut that holds the larger belt gear that turns the planer drum keeps coming loose. I tightened it pretty tight with a narrow crescent wrench (only thing that I could get on it) but it keeps coming off. It is really hard to hold the drum/blades in order to get the nut really tight. I am afraid to put loctite on it in case I ever have to get the nut off. Anyone else have this problem before or can help me?
UtahAV
Reply: Delta 22-540 Planer

UtahAV

Hi emac,

To tighten the nut you could removes the knives from the cutterhead, then take a piece of wood and wedge it between a groove in the cutterhead and the cutterhead housing. I wouldn't be too afraid to use some loctite on the nut. Loctite comes in several different formulas. Some are designed to hold but still allow the fastener to be removed later.

I hope this helps!

-UtahAV
-Mark
Merlin Allum
Question: Knife Lock Scew Head Rounded

Merlin Allum

While attempting to remove knives for sharpening, the outer screw heads were rounded. Now I can't loosen them to remove the knives. Help?
Ron
Question: Stuck Blade Set Screw

Ron

I need to replace the blades. I followed the directions but one screw is stuck on each blade. Can't get it to turn. I broke two 5/16" wrenches trying. Any suggestions?
Randy
Reply: Stuck Blade Set Screw

Randy

Using a pointed punch and a hammer, drive the head of the bolt clockwise. Be gentle at first, using only as much force as you have to. Periodically use the wrench. It will give up after enough time.
Ed Barrow
Question: Slipping Infeed/outfeed Rollers

Ed Barrow

I have had this planer for at least 8 years and over that period have had to disassemble the unit to clean and roughen up the rollers to keep them from slipping. Is there another method to produce the same results or do I need to replace the rollers?
Don Mattick
Question: Service Manual

Don Mattick

I bought a planer used. Where can I get a service manual and a knife gauge guide (#1343917), also a blade wrench?
EdDecarbo
Reply: Service Manual

EdDecarbo

Don,
I located a PDF copy of the service manual for this planer. It is:
link removed

Good luck,
Ed DeCarbo
EdDecarbo
Reply: Service Manual

EdDecarbo

Don,
Sorry about the deleation of the link for the service manual for the 22-540 planer in my previous reply. I hope this gets you to that website, link removed. Also the knife guage guide is no longer available.
Good luck,
Ed
EdDecarbo
Reply: Service Manual

EdDecarbo

Don,
managemylife
Ed
EdDecarbo
Reply: Service Manual

EdDecarbo

Don,
That's managemylife "dot" com.
Ed
1220016
Reply: Service Manual

1220016

please e-mail a link for the service manual to me @ link removed ---thank you
John
Question: Lubrication

John

What type of lubrication is placed on the infeed roller where the roller comes in contact with the bearing block?
My planer was given to me. I am a total novice to this. The fellow who had the planer plugged it in and it shot sparks out up to about 6 inches long. I did not catch the side they were coming from, but I think from the belt side. The belt has been worn in one spot, as if the belt was not turning and the motor was. Where should I start? I think that perhaps it could be the brushes in the motor, but I could not find any brushes online. I also can't read the plate as to whether it is a type 1 or type 2 machine. What effect does that have on ordering parts?

Thanks to any and all who respond,
Joe
Jerry
Reply: Motor Is Throwing Huge Sparks

Jerry

My planer did the same thing. A wood chip or some other foreign matter worked its way under the brush. I removed the brush and blew it out with air. That fixed the problem.
Jack
Reply: Motor Is Throwing Huge Sparks

Jack

June 12, 2010
While running a board through my planer it suddenly started throwing sparks out of the motor. I immediately turned it off. Inspecting the brushes I found they were badly chipped. Removing the brush holder and inspecting the armature I found one segment badly burned and was protruding above the others. A local motor repair shop advised scrapping the motor. Because of the high price of a replacement motor assembly. I opted to scrap the whole thing. My experience with this planer has not been very pleasant.
pkl
Question: Type1 Type2

pkl

What is the difference between them?
Mark
Reply: Type1 Type2

Mark

Hello,

The Type number indicates a change was made to the tool during production. You can determine which Type number your planer is by the Model Number tag. The tag with the model and serial number will also list the Type number. It will usually be spelled out such as "Type 1 or Type 2". Sometimes it will simply be listed as "T-1 or T-2". Once you know the Type number you can be confident that you are ordering the correct parts.

I hope this helps!

-Mark
H L Bryant
Question: Gauge Planer Blades

H L Bryant

When I change blades in my Delta Planer Model #22-540, How do I gauge my blades so they will protrude the same distance?
Mark
Reply: Gauge Planer Blades

Mark

Hello,

Your planer included a knife setting gauge. If you have misplaced the gauge the replacement is part #1343917. To set the knives you loosen all of the gib screws on the gib bars. Set the gauge over the blade and hold it tightly against the cutterhead. There are springs behind the blades that will push the blades securely against the gauge. Now you can tighten the gib screws as the gauge holds the blades at the proper height.

I hope this helps with your repair!

-Mark
rsulvan
Question: Screeching From Delta 22-540

rsulvan

I haven't used it in a couple years and brought it out of storage and blew off the dust. On startup it screeched and squalled like a bansheee. I took the belt off and ran the motor which sounds fine. I am suspecting a bering in the cutterhead. Anyone ever do a bering change? How big of a job is it and are there any specific procedures?
ponch37300
Reply: Screeching From Delta 22-540

ponch37300

From looking at the diagrams for your planer it doesn't look like it's hard to get to. You will probably need a 2 or 3 jaw bearing puller and maybe a bearing separator depending on how the bearings are on there. There are a few different bearings that it might be and they are kind of expensive so you might have to figure out which one it is so you aren't just throwing parts at it. If you didn't run it for to long you might be able to clean the bearings and put new grease in them. They might have just got some rust or the grease might have dried out from sitting.
rsulvan
Reply: Screeching From Delta 22-540

rsulvan

Sounds like a good place to start by cleaning and greasing. The one on the belt side seems easily accessible but am wondering if the drive chain assembly has to come off to get to that one or does the cutter head slide out.
DoctorD
Reply: Screeching From Delta 22-540

DoctorD

this is going to be fun 4 u .you need to take the gearbox off ,covers , lower gear rod,lift rod on the pulley side will need to be moved up and out of the way
Old_Chipper
Question: Drive Belt 12" Delta Planer...

Old_Chipper

Has anyone replaced a drive belt on the Delta Model 22-540, 12" x 5.9 portable planer. My manual with to where ever that one sock always goes!
The old belt torn and jumped off. Got the new one today, but have no idea how to intall it! How far must I tear it down. Dealer was no help. thanks for any help you can give me.
Old_Chipper
Reply: Drive Belt 12" Delta Planer...

Old_Chipper

Never mind, I got it. Wasn't that hard. had to remove the side panel. I was able to just roll it on. Have run about 100 ft of red oak with no problems.
thanks
asardboy
Question: Portable Planner

asardboy

my delta 22540 portable planner stops pulling the board about two thirds thru planning the cutters keep cutting,any suggustion whats wrong
cmoorejack
Reply: Portable Planner

cmoorejack

Hey asardboy,
There are a few things that could be wrong..first and foremost check your knives for dull edges..[be careful..! some knives are reversible and can be switched around..] check the rollers for wear or up and down play..[bushings can be worn] also check you drive gears for wear or damage,,
hope this helps..?
Craig
s.hyson
Review: Delta - 22-540
5 star
s.hyson
I bought this planer the first year it came out ,it has had miles of wood run through it on a regular basis and it has been durable, accurate and easy to use .For the price there is no better.
Roger B.
Review: Delta - 22-540
3 star
Roger B.
This is an alright planer, snipe is horrible though.
WOODY
Reply: Delta - 22-540

WOODY

Roger B my 22-540 was bought in 93 alittle work horse. That snipe problem is a bad one i have found that when i pull up on the board just before it comes past the cutter head the snipe is not so bad to the point where you can hardly see it .give that a try trial an erra good luck
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