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Snapper 26" High Wheel Differential Gear Lubricant

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by dsaing, Aug 9, 2002.

  1. dsaing

    dsaing LawnSite Member
    from Zone 7
    Messages: 13

    I just bought a used Snapper 26" high wheel WB and I can't find instructions/specifications anywhere regarding the type of lubricant to use for the differential gearbox. There is a differential gearbox with a 1/2" plastic plug on top. I need to know what type of lubricant to use and how much. Please help.

  2. sdwally

    sdwally LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 386

    If I'm am not mistaken, Snapper uses a "special" grease in that gear box. You can buy it from a Snapper dealer. It it something close to a "00" grease.
  3. dsaing

    dsaing LawnSite Member
    from Zone 7
    Messages: 13

    Thanks SDWally. I was also told by Snapper to use 00 grease.

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