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post #1 of 2 Old 10-18-2018, 09:14 AM Thread Starter
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So I am working on getting my 42" snowblower back together form my JD 260. There is a tube on the back of the blower that holds the driveshaft in place with a grease fitting on it that has oil in it, and the oil in it looks pretty old. First should I clean out the old oil, and is there an easy way to do that, or should I just top it off as needed? Second what type of oil should I use in the drive shaft housing, and on the chain that it drives?
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Never hurts to get new grease or oil into gearboxes....the question is whether it is oil or grease. If it has a zirk fitting, I'm guessing grease. The next question is how to get it out and put in new....I can't help ya there.
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