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210GUY 07-20-2010 12:59 PM

Wheel Bearing Question X210
I have a one-year-old 2009 - X210 and it is time to service the wheel bearings for the first time . Can someone tell me if I have grease plugs on the axles or do I need to pack the bearings on this unit? Any advise is welcome. Removing the wheels and dust cover for the plugs I can handle. If the bearings need packed I will need to take it in for service. Thanks. :)

LJAZ 07-21-2010 09:06 AM

I believe that our trailers have Dexter EZ-lube axles which will have the zerk fittings to lube the bearings. Although I don't remember where I came by that info. I bought mine last fall so I haven't quite reached the point where this is due. The only way to tell for sure is to pull the wheel. If it is the easy lube it's supposed to have a rubber plug that covers the zerk. You can get more details at

210GUY 07-22-2010 12:31 PM

Thanks for the information. I plan on pulling the wheels off this weekend.

sandeelfly 08-23-2010 05:00 AM

Axels and wheels
I believe lubricating the axels (torsion) and the wheel bearings are two separate operations.....The axels should have grease fittings like cars used to have.... There a external wheel bearing attachments called "bearing buddies" that allow the wheel bearings to be greased without removeing the wheels....

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