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Super Z Problems

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by livingreen1, Nov 23, 2007.

  1. livingreen1

    livingreen1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 100

    Anyone had any problems with wheel motors. i have a seal blown out and my dealer tells me I need a whole new motor. Any thoughts?
  2. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,426

    Some have had problems with wheel motors on Super Z's. I imagine every company has a few bad ones. Most of the major ZTR manufacturers use the same basic brands of wheel motors but I would guess yours is a White.
  3. livingreen1

    livingreen1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 100

    Basically what I am trying to find out is can I rebuild this one or do I have to buy a whole new one? And yes it is a white
  4. GravelyNut

    GravelyNut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,594

    How long have you had it? Might be a covered repair and in that case, all they do is remove and replace.
  5. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,426

    I'm sure it can be done but a replacement is usually the option taken. I rarely hear of a rebuild. Gene GLS replaced several on a Super Z before switching to a different wheel motor (Two Hustler ATZ motors I believe).
  6. Pumper

    Pumper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 116

    You should be able to order parts for these either through your dealer or through a White Hydraulics distributor. You should be able to PM me for more info.
  7. Accu-cut Lawn Care

    Accu-cut Lawn Care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,206

    I have the atz motors on my 2760. All I can say is, wow! If your machine is in good shape and you plan on keeping it for a long time... Consider it. They have AWESOME torque.
  8. puppypaws

    puppypaws LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,168

    What year model, is it out of warranty?
  9. DiyDave

    DiyDave LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,695

    My Gravely dealer(s) told me that the white wheel motors on my pro 200 were not rebuildable. What a Crock! I went to Advanced Fluid systems (Lancaster, PA), and they rebuilt the unrebuildable (wow, I just invented a new word!) for $ 350.00, and Gravely wanted $1000.00 for new parts.:hammerhead:

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