Encore Spindle Update

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by JKUCSMA, Jun 19, 2002.

  1. JKUCSMA

    JKUCSMA LawnSite Member
    Male, from OHIO
    Posts: 129

    I found the bottom bearing,side facing inside of spindle full of rust and dirt.I got two ideas to help the bearings,drill a hole in the spindle and install a grease fitting,and take the shield off the top of the bearing or pack the inside with high temp. grease so condensation or dirt won't get inside the bearing.
     
  2. khouse

    khouse LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,465

    yes, do it. I like things greasable. don't forget to replace both bearings when you open it up.
     

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