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Have a 4430 with dual wheels want to adjust outer hubs in. I

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Have a 4430 with dual wheels want to adjust outer hubs in. I have loosened tapered hub bolts and tightened jack bolts. Sprayed PB blaster. Rode tractor around braking etc. can not budge hubs. what else do you suggest. Read forums to hit end of shaft with 20# ***** hammer?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

The wedge bolts that pull the wedges in to the hub, are the key. Screw them back into the tapered hub to get a full thread , then tap on the bolts to loosen the wedge. Just try not to damage the threads in the tapered pieces . They should come loose, then the wheel an be moved with the jack screw.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I have Tried that no luck
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Any other ideas, forum folks say manual says to hit end of shaft? Looks like that might damage bearings
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

It won't damage the bearings, but I doubt it will loosen the tapered hubs!

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