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Sears Transaxle Installation

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#1 michael1968 OFFLINE  

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Posted January 29, 2015 - 12:06 AM

Hey there, I have looked around for awhile and couldn't find anything on how to install a transaxle from a Sears Suburban. I recently had mine out to the shop for some new axle seals and I was wondering if there were any tricks or tips on how to get it back in? Thanks, Michael20150128_172433.jpg 20150128_172456.jpg 20150128_172513.jpg 20150128_172528.jpg

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Posted January 29, 2015 - 01:08 AM

not sure if you can do it with a sears axle as i havent had much experience with them, but with most any of the garden tractors we got i find it alot easier to maneuver it into place with the tires still on it.

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Posted January 29, 2015 - 04:55 AM

The challenge is going up at an angle to get the oil fill fitting in the hole. I changed one of those rear ends out in a Craftsman II/ GT18 several years back. But I had most of the tractor torn down. Hard to remember how I got it back in there.

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Posted January 29, 2015 - 07:44 AM




I find you need to tilt it slightly and slide the oil fill side up first, then wrestle with the other side. Floor jack is your friend.

Edited by TAHOE, January 29, 2015 - 07:47 AM.

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