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Old 03-13-2016, 08:09 PM   #1
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Greasing bearings

I have a 2010 297bhs. How often do you guys pull the hubs off and grease the bearings? I do about 6 trips a year about 2800 miles

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Old 03-13-2016, 08:41 PM   #2
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I use the EZ lube fittings every year at start of season.. Manually pull and repack bearings and inspect every 5000-6000km's

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Old 03-14-2016, 07:34 AM   #3
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Should be done annually. In practice I do it every other year, mostly because I keep getting away with it. Someday that may bite me in the a$$ though.

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Old 03-14-2016, 07:47 AM   #4
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For the travel trailer, I inspect/grease annually and re-pack every other year. It's an easy, inexpensive job, and not an unpleasant way to spend a Sat afternoon. We trailer 3k-4k miles/year. I also monitor hub temps at each fuel/rest stop when I do my "rig walkaround".
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Old 03-17-2016, 06:55 PM   #5
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I grease mine once a year just prior to the first trip of the season. Been doing that, and only that, for 3 campers for over 12 years with no other problems. Some people I think go overboard by repacking; unless it is "heavily" traveled in salt and water, I don't see the need. Repacking trailer bearings are more for boat trailers being exposed to submersion or heavy loaded(usually overloaded) long haul trailers usually not pertaining to campers IMO.
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