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Post# 228502   4/15/2013 at 14:56 (1,863 days old) by vacuumfreak95 (Aransas Pass, Tx)        

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The best thing to use for oiling brush roll bearings? I have heard that WD40 is not good to use because it gathers dirt ETC on the bearings. Is there something else better to use?




Post# 228504 , Reply# 1   4/15/2013 at 15:48 (1,863 days old) by scvacuumguy (SC)        

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We use WD-40 to clean the bearings, and then thoroughly dry them with a compressor, and then apply vehicle wheel bearing grease.

Do not use oil- that is just a mess, and do not use WD40 without drying the bearing afterwards.

If you are doing Hoovers, make sure you pay close attention to the spring behind the bearing when you put the assembly back together.

Let me know if you need any other help!


Post# 228532 , Reply# 2   4/15/2013 at 18:19 (1,863 days old) by vacuumfreak95 (Aransas Pass, Tx)        
I feel stupid...

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I didn't even know the bearings came apart! How do you get them apart?




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