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When you removed the wheel from the axle did you make certain to not loose the square key that locks the wheel to the axle. My guess is that you don't have this key back into the wheel and axle which is allowing the axle to spin free inside the wheel. You can check this by starting the machine and watching the end of the axle inside the wheel that you had removed to see if it is just spinning inside the rim.
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