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To Lubricate, Or Not Lubricate (Lawn & Garden Tractor Pivot Points)?


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#1 Gabriel OFFLINE  

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Posted November 14, 2014 - 10:27 AM

Should I oil or grease pivot points that are open to dust and dirt, or is it better to not apply any lubricant (since oil or grease usually attracts dust and dirt)?  



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Posted November 14, 2014 - 10:47 AM

  If you attach a zerk regular greasing will keep dirt out.

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Posted November 14, 2014 - 11:29 AM

The owners manual will usually tell you how to lube these pivot points.


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Posted November 14, 2014 - 12:03 PM

Always lubricate anything that moves.


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Posted November 14, 2014 - 04:04 PM

I lube everything that moves,pump grease in and it pushes the dirt out.


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Posted December 19, 2014 - 11:02 AM

 Thanks guys. These are the kind of pivot points I was talking about (ones that don't have grease fittings).

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Posted December 19, 2014 - 11:04 AM

This kind of pivot point.

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Posted December 19, 2014 - 03:33 PM

The owners manual will usually tell you how to lube these pivot points.

I'm in agreement here. They usually say lube with oil in those areas.


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