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How do i remove bad axel seal on my cub cadet xt1. I have…

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How do i remove bad axel seal on my cub cadet xt1. I have wheel off

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

First time

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

Yes

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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago
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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago

should be able to use a flat head screw driver and pull old seal out and then gently press the new seal in

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I got most of it out that way but ive really had to scrape at it almost like something else needs to be removed to get it all out
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago

Is should come out, nothing should be holding it in .

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Its breaking into pieces, should I continue scraping it out?
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago

yes, you will be fine scraping it out . all will have to come out to get the new one to seal properly

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
On this o ring there is an outter ring and an inner ring with a spring between the two.
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Its seeming near impossible to remove the old outter ring even scraping in the groove with a knife but needs to come out for new one to seat
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago

what is the part number of the part you have to install, so I can get a visual of this part

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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago

should of all been one piece originally, but may have separated.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago

may need to use brake cleaner or something to soften it up.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Ok i will continue working at it
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago

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