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axle overlubrication?

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Hi Paul, I at times have heard something like what you described. But I assumed it was air excapeing from within. You know how sometimes the grease gun gets an air pocket inside and then forceing it into the grease fittings. At least I sure hope thats what it is. But thats just my 4 cents worth anyone make it 8. Next batter up please. -->jackl<--

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While lubing up the grease fittings located at the rear axle on my 416H for the mowing season, I felt a distictive POP as I was pumping in the grease. After that the grease flowed easily for about another 10 pumps. Did I just push some old snotty grease out causing the POP or did I blow the grease seal back there, for that matter are there grease seals back there to pop?

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I just filled my rear axels as well and they took a lot of grease
I am pretty sure your safe , cause if you blew a seal by grease preasure
you'd definatly see it comming out. You'll be able to tell when its full
just dont over do it. Enjoy the mowing season.

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10 pumps! I give my HB212 about 3 to 4 pumps twice a year and my 3 newer tractors with 2 zerks about 2-3 . Have I been short or does 10 sound like alot?

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