Hydro wheel motor rebuild-CAN THIS BE DONE?

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by iamthelawnbarber, Apr 8, 2008.

  1. iamthelawnbarber

    iamthelawnbarber LawnSite Member
    from Pa
    Posts: 87

    I have a Parker Ross Wheel motor on my Scag Turf Tiger that is leaking from the outermost seal. Does anyone know if the seal can be replaced without removing the motor from the frame? I would like to pop the seal out & replace it. Can it be done?
     
  2. iamthelawnbarber

    iamthelawnbarber LawnSite Member
    from Pa
    Posts: 87

    Anyone?.........Anyone?
     
  3. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,142

    Not likely......and my experience has been that the seals only go out when the bearing fails, so bearing would need to be replaced. I had an experienced hydro shop do two for me and both failed in less than a year. The shaft that runs in the bearing usually gets damaged and it is much to costly to replace. But good luck.
     

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