What type of oil does a Honda Foreman 450 take?
3 Quarts of Honda GN4 10W-40 4-Stroke Motorcylce Oil. **Kit includes One Genuine Honda OEM Oil Filter and One Crush Washer.
Does lithium grease go bad?
Unused lubricating grease can “go bad” if it is stored for an excessively long period of time, or under poor storage conditions. In addition, as oil tends to separate from grease over time, it can separate excessively if stored for a long time, to the point that the oil cannot be remixed into the grease.
Can you over grease mower spindles?
There is such a thing as over greasing, bearings only need so much grease, and over greasing is just wasting grease. A lot of that grease is slung off the bottom. Sometimes grease is put in the spindle to keep water out . A lot of spindles do not have grease fittings.
How long do mower spindles last?
about 2-3 years
How do you know if your spindles are bad?
If the spindle looks bent or broken, then it needs to be replaced. You will feel how the blades start to move unevenly and cut your grass in a disorganized way. In some cases, the blade won’t spin at all or instead make loud cracking noises. Either way, it means your spindle needs some replacement.
How do you test a spindle bearing?
put a streight round bar in a tool holder and put it in the spindle. Then put a . 0001 indicator on the round bar and push the bar with your hand. If you can deflect the spindle more then a tenth or two with your hand you have a bearing problem.
Why is my mower cutting lower on one side?
Step cutting is usually caused by mower deck damage, misadjustment, or mower blade damage. Normally the deck just needs to be re-leveled. The next thing to do is to turn the blades and measure again. If the measurements are not the same, one of the blades is probably bent.