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I need to replace a worn bearing on the hub assembly of a…

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I need to replace a worn bearing on the hub assembly of a Snapper self Propelled walk behind mower. Can I just replace the bearing or do I need to replace the assembly. It appears to be original equipment so the bearing seems to be permanently attached to the hex bushing.

Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make and model of the mower? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

Snapper model R21400. It's at least 20 years old.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I think that's it.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 8 months ago
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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 8 months ago

Which hub are you referring to?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
The hub assembly that has the driven disc which turns the drive disc
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 8 months ago

Thanks for your response and for clarifying. I will pull up a diagram of this assembly.

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 8 months ago

Thank you for waiting. Based upon your model numbers, I pulled up a parts diagram of your mower and it does not include your hub assembly.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Ok. Lets go back to the beginning. Snapper 21" Hi Vac Series 0 Self Propelled Walk Behind mower. Model # p21400
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 8 months ago

Thanks for double checking your model numbers. There is a difference in the R21400 and the P21400.

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 8 months ago
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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 8 months ago

Please take a look at the diagram above. Let me know the part number of the bearing you are referring to.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
That's not it Don. I'm looking at the manual. It's the Bearing on the driven Disc thru which the hex drive turns the rubber wheel
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 8 months ago

I will check again.

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 8 months ago

The purpose of the diagram is help ensure you and I are referring to the same bearing.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
That's it. Item number 23 has to be replaced. Do I have to get item 25 as well or can I just replace the bearing. What I have seems to be original and the bearing can't be removed.
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 8 months ago

Thank you for clarifying. Your bearing can be purchased without you having to purchase your Hub Assembly. The part numbers for your bearing are 707608. It is available.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
OK Thank you. I'll take it from here.
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 8 months ago

You are very welcome! I do hope all goes well for you.

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