1. Missed the live Ask the Expert event?
    Catch up on the conversation about fertilization strategies for success with the experts at Koch Turf & Ornamental in the Fertilizer Application forum.

    Dismiss Notice

question about spindle bearings

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by I MOW ALONE, Jul 31, 2002.


    I MOW ALONE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,961

    hey guys was just wondering if anybody could help this is my first time replacing spindle bearings and i cant seem to get the bearings out of the housing is the shaft pressed in and if so can i pound it out or does it have to be pressed out because i beat the s**t out of it and it wont budge thank you
  2. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    All the ones I've ever done had to be pressed in and out.

    I MOW ALONE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,961

    thanks for the reply

    AVRECON LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 290

    Most that I have seen should be pressed out from the bottom(the spindle shaft that is). The shaft is usually a little larger on the top side compared to the bottom. Hope this helps you out.
  5. Cut This!

    Cut This! LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    If you tell us the type of machine, manufacture and approximate age, it will help.:cool:
  6. Jimbo

    Jimbo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,093

    The first one I disassembled I pressed the Hel* out of it only to find that there was a small c-clip hidden on the one side. Check closely for C-clips.
  7. olfrt

    olfrt LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    Who makes the mower and spindle?

    There are several retention methods used for spindles in use.

    Internal and external snap rings are very common

Share This Page