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Old 05-16-2009, 07:52 PM
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Ferris Caster Mount ?

Have a 36" Ferris that has an issue with the caster mount being VERY loose and the wheel dragging against the deck. Now I'm assuming its a bushing or spacer issue that's in the caster mount that is causing the wheel to drag. It won't hold grease either.

I'm definitely no mower mechanic that's why I ask. Does this look to be my problem and how do I go about resolving/fixing it.


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Old 05-17-2009, 09:31 PM
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Bump anyone got an idea, just need to know what part to order ?
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Old 05-17-2009, 09:34 PM
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you cant look at the other one and see what is missing?
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Old 05-18-2009, 06:49 PM
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There's nothing missing, I didn't know if there was a bearing or something equivelant in the caster mount that would go bad and cause this problem.
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Old 05-18-2009, 06:50 PM
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Yes bearings. Mine has two bearings on each caster one on top one on bottom.
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Old 05-18-2009, 06:54 PM
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Post your model #. I might be able to help you with part #s.
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Old 05-18-2009, 06:56 PM
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Yes bearings. Mine has two bearings on each caster one on top one on bottom.
TY, now can you replace just the bearing or does the whole caster assembely have to be replaced?
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Old 05-18-2009, 06:57 PM
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Post your model #. I might be able to help you with part #s.
Ferris HW36KA, and thanks again
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Old 05-18-2009, 06:59 PM
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TY, now can you replace just the bearing or does the whole caster assembely have to be replaced?
You you can replace the bearings. If the shaft on the caster isn't scared up to bad you can use some emery cloth to smooth it out.

Looks like both your bearings are shot top and bottom.
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Old 05-18-2009, 07:01 PM
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Ferris HW36KA, and thanks again
Ok I'll see what I can do for you. You may have bushings instead of bearings, however it looks like one of the balls out of the bearing on the top of the caster fork.
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