woods rm550

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woods rm550

Postby russg1949 » Fri May 25, 2018 6:51 am

center blade seems to quit when cutting thick grass. spindle bearing?? replace spindle or repair??

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Re: woods rm550

Postby staninlowerAL » Fri May 25, 2018 7:59 pm

Not familiar with the mower but general comments: Check the the belt sheave on the shaft, check the nut holding the blade on the lower end of the shaft. Generally any side to side slack in the shaft when you try to move it laterally indicates worn bearings. Repair will probably be less expensive than replacing the spindle. One more post and you can access/print the manuals at the Quick Links tab (top left corner of this page).

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