1999 Bessacarr Ducato 2.8TDi Greasing Rear axle

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  1. DJK

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    Hi Folks
    Greased my axle today. Question is have I put enough in How do you know.

    David
     
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    1st time i got 20 strokes, this year about 5 you can feel it go firm, at least on mine,
     
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    Can you nip around and do mine while your at it;)
     
  4. Lenny HB

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    Only supposed to put 5-6 pumps of the grease gun any more and you can pop the seal out on the end of the axle.
     
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    I do not know the answer but having just done mine I just kept pumping until I felt resistance on grease gun always done it like that ! would be interested in definitive answer Alco do not say as far as I know
     
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    I got my info from the Al-Ko website when I was looking at doing mine.
     
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    BUT, there always is one, when was it last done, in my case i dont think it ever had been as paint still on nipples,(y)
     
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    Lucky it hadn't sized would have cost you a couple of grand.
     
  9. teensvan99

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    The axle must be jacked up before greasing with wheel off the ground. Bit of a job on tag systems. did our Burstner every year

    steve & ann. -------------- teensvan
     
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    The joy of cart springs on my hymer both replaced £300
     
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    Thanks Folks
     
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    I have cart springs on my 99 Adria....Does that mean its not an Alko and I dont need to grease???
     
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    If you have leaf springs they don't need greasing
     
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    Thanks for that(y)
     
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