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Hello everyone, still sorta new around here, but im reading the posts daily and really enjoying all the information out here. Anyhow My problem is the front end of my tractor squeeks like crazy. I know where the sound is coming from I just haven't been able to figure out how to stop it. When I first got this tractor, it would get stuck on any uneven ground, after about a year I figured out that the front Axle did not pivot. It was locked down, on two sides of the frame with, what appears to be a adjustment bolt. I loosened the bolts so the axle would pivot, and no get stuck, however, the head of the bolt rubs and the axle rubs the metal part of the frame. I tried to put grease there, and spray lub. but it only lasts for about 1 mowing. I would like to know if anyone else has had that problem, or is there and adjustment procedure? If you guys are confused by what im trying to described i can get a picture. Thanks
 

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Hello Mike,
I don't think you can avoid the adjuster bolt rubbing the frame. Mine does it too,but I've yet to hear any kind of metal to metal noises. Maybe another member will have more input.

Greg
 

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You need some clearance between the axle and frane.030 will do it BUT really all you need is enough to keep the tractor going in a straight line and not have to correct it a lot,with some clearance you can put some lube on it and it will no sqeak.
 

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You need some clearance between the axle and frane.030 will do it BUT really all you need is enough to keep the tractor going in a straight line and not have to correct it a lot,with some clearance you can put some lube on it and it will no sqeak.
Use a grease gun/needle and inject a goodly blob of grease in there to lube things up and the squeak should subside.. (Or you could turn up the radio!):trink40:
 

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I will try the grease gun with the needle tip. I do have well more than. 30 gap, but the axle moves front to back as well as up and down so I guess no matter how much gap its going to rub
 

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If there is too much gap the tractor will WANDER and you will be correcting it ,close the gap and grease it,you will be fine,does it also move on the center pivot,I ahd to remove mine and grease it for it to work well.
 
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