Angle-grinder maintenance question

joel_bcMay 3, 2006

Hi. I'm in a semi-isolated situation and don't know who to ask about this, locally.

I just opened up my Bosch angle grinder the other day to check the brushes. While doing that, I noticed there was grease around the bearing on the power shaft, but no grease (and no trace of any) on the gears that send the torque through the 90-degree bend. Should I grease these gears?

Thanks.

Joel

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joel_bc

I gather you guys don't service your own grinders?

Do you just burn 'em out (LOL), or take them to somebody every so often??

J.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2006 at 11:51AM
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rbanks

I'd grease the gears. Why not?

    Bookmark   May 28, 2006 at 1:25PM
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Pooh Bear

I've never considered taking one apart and greasing it.
I guess it couldn't hurt.
Mite want to use high temperature wheel bearing grease.

Pooh Bear

    Bookmark   May 28, 2006 at 2:57PM
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brickeyee

Look in the owners manual.

    Bookmark   May 29, 2006 at 3:50PM
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