Bearing removal

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by anubis7273, Jun 17, 2007.

  1. anubis7273

    anubis7273 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    OK, well I have another question. Does anyony know how to remove the bearings on the blade shaft for a Bobcat 48" Deck? I have tried a bearing tool from Craftsman and it bent it right away. Is this something that I should remove from the top of the deck? Thanks, Kevin
  2. Mark in MD

    Mark in MD LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 322

    I'm not sure from your post whether you want to remove the ball bearings, or the entire spindle.

    When the spindles wear out on my Bob-Cat, I just replace the entire spindle. You'll need a pulley puller first.

    I've read that Bob-Cat spindles are mounted with lock-tite at the factory. If you heat the bolts, it should loosen the lock-tite.

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