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Old 09-12-2019, 05:13 AM
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Never, bought it new in 2007


Must have something to due with the use of it. Ron is a weekend farmer, so his tractor probably only gets used lightly once a month.


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Old 09-12-2019, 07:19 AM
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I have a very very slight leak in my front axle, I believe it to be the o-ring
at the swivel. I have a TC40DA, with the super steer front axle.

I only add an ounce or 2 a year. But I am keeping an eye on it. When I
have some time to tear down the front axle I will sort it out. I am sure
just a seal or 2 will solve the issue.
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Old 09-12-2019, 07:43 AM
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How often have you had to replace the bearings at the knuckle? This thing seems to eat them every 2-3 years.
Does he have bale forks on the front? That would be my guess as to the cause.
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Old 09-12-2019, 07:58 AM
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Must have something to due with the use of it. Ron is a weekend farmer, so his tractor probably only gets used lightly once a month.


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I use it about once a month, but SWMBO, uses it almost daily,
and we use the loader a lot; bucket, bale spears and forks.
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Old 09-12-2019, 02:03 PM
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would guess that an overloaded front axel combined with full lock turns is not doing it any favors.
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