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New to the forum. Recent picked up a simplicity sovereign 3112v. Came with a 48" deck, wheel weights, and chains. Previous owner had not moved it in atleast 7 years. I wheeled it out of his shed on my trailer and brought it home. Drained the oil and gas and it fired right up. Im having some issues with the tram at the moment. But i want to drain the old gear oil out of the transaxle and replace it with new. So is there an easy way to drain it and what is the recommended lubricant. Once i get thay squared away ill tackle the tram issues.

I might as well add a few years ago i bought a sovereign 3012H, well after alot of trouble shooting and fooling around i tore the rear end apart to discover the transaxle was destroyed so i have alot of spare parts, plough, cultivator, snow blower, a snow plow and a 48 mower deck. I literally bought it off the back of a truck headed to take it in for scrap.

So thanks for any help, im sure ill have alot more questions

John

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kwt

I can't remember where the filler hole plug is, but it's NOT at the top. Father in law a B210 with same transaxle. It was leaking so I checked the level. The whole transaxle was FULL. I drained it to the proper level and no more leaks. I got a chuckle out of it.

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WVtractor

Thanks for the replys. I really appreciate it. Im still having a hard time navagating the site.. where can i find diagrams like that? Or were they not on simpletractors.com?

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PhanDad
1 hour ago, WVtractor said:

Thanks for the replys. I really appreciate it. Im still having a hard time navagating the site.. where can i find diagrams like that? Or were they not on simpletractors.com?

Those diagrams are from the operators manual.  

Most likely, both operators and parts manuals are available for you tractor at the Simplicity web site.  See the second post at the top of this forum for info.  You need the MFG# or your tractor.  It should be on a sticker somewhere on the tractor.  Based on this list:

https://simpletractors.com/research/cross-reference/simplicity-to-ac/s_ac_pg1/

The MFG# of your tractor is 990570 or 990571. 

 

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kwt
12 hours ago, WVtractor said:

This is the tractor. As i was headed home

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How does a tractor look like that and still have original rubber on the foot rests and wheels, and an original seat? Neither one of my 3112Vs have that and they are both better looking.

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WVtractor
On 6/6/2019 at 8:51 PM, kwt said:

How does a tractor look like that and still have original rubber on the foot rests and wheels, and an original seat? Neither one of my 3112Vs have that and they are both better 

Well i got the transaxle fulled with 80 90 gear oil. Gonna find a deive belt and see if that fixs the tram problem

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