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Your Worst Nightmare About Final Drive Hydraulic Motors Come to Life

Your mini excavator is the key piece of equipment in a major project with a very fussy client. Everything is going according to schedule, and it looks like there will be no problem in meeting the deadline coming up in just two days. That is, until something whizzes by you while you're inspecting some recent work on site. You rush over there to take a look at what flew by and recognize it as the cover plate off the travel motor on your excavator. Your worst nightmare about final drives and travel motors has just come to life.

 


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Common Bobcat Final Drive Motor Issues

 

Here at Texas Final Drive, we troubleshoot, repair, and remanufacture many final drives that come off Bobcat machines. In this Shop Talk Blog post, we are going to discuss some of the most common issues with Bobcat final drive motors, including main bearing failure, case drain issues, and charge pump problems.


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Just the Facts about Case Drain Filters

by Dr McCaslin | Jan 31, 2018 |

Case Drain Filters, Final Drive Maintenance

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In this Shop Talk Blog post, our goal is to cover the basic facts about case drain lines, case drain filters, and filter elements. Topics include what case drain filters are made from, how they are made, and whether you clean them rather than replace them.

4 Things to Remember about Filters in a Hydraulic System

Although hydraulic filters are not a common topic, they are an important part of your hydraulic system. Failure to use them correctly can impact every component of your machine, right down to your final drive motors. In this Shop Talk Blog post, we are going to talk about some important things to remember about filters in a hydraulic system.

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