Lawn Mower Spindle Assembly
The spindle assembly typically includes a spindle shaft, bearings, a housing, and a pulley. The spindle shaft is the part that extends from the housing and connects to the blade. Bearings are used to support the spindle shaft and allow it to rotate smoothly. The housing encloses the bearings and spindle shaft, and the pulley is mounted on the top of the spindle assembly to transfer power from the mower engine to the blade.
Over time, the spindle assembly can become worn or damaged, which can cause the blade to wobble or not rotate smoothly. This can result in an uneven cut, damage to the mower deck, and reduced cutting efficiency. In such cases, the spindle assembly may need to be replaced.
When replacing a lawn mower spindle assembly, it is important to select the correct assembly for the mower make and model. The assembly should also be properly installed and lubricated to ensure optimal performance and longevity.