Mighty Comet VMC1000 Spindle Repair


Possible cause of failure:

Bearing  grease in the front and rear quad set was completely flooded with oil.
Oil washed out the grease.
The oil appears to be flooding in from the rear of the spindle. The source could be the transmission reservoir  above the spindle.

Repair action:

Clean, inspect overall dimensions
Customer need’s to check their machine to see how the oil could be getting in.
Replace bearings.
Adjust preload, balance, assemble and break in. Final quality control inspection.


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