Super Z wheel motor

Discussion in 'Hustler Turf Equip (Archived)' started by ms01885, Oct 11, 2013.

  1. ms01885

    ms01885 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    I have a wheel motor that the axle broke off flush with the hub. Only a small piece of the axle in the middle was holding. The axle had been cracked for a while and maybe since it was new. Does this occur very often.
  2. hustlermidwest

    hustlermidwest LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 636

    All of my field testing I've researched shows the cause of this failure is curb jumping. You may want to look at the practice used when it comes to climbing curbs. I do try to be open minded and not so blunt but I really have no other explanation than curb jumping on axle failures.

    Brian O

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