In 2009, the revenue of machinery maintenance and heavy equipment repair services in the U.S. totaled around $29 billion. If you’re in the excavation business, chances are you’ve got quite a bit of money invested in your final drive motor and you want to make sure it’s performing to the best of its ability.
Whether you’ve got a final drive motor for a John Deere, a Caterpillar final drive travel motor or some other type of final drive motor, here are some ways to take care of common problems that arise with final drive motors.
When something’s wrong with your final drive motor, the first thing you’ll probably notice is that your final drive motor will act differently.
- If your final drive motor is spinning backwards, this problem can usually be fixed by swapping the return and input lines on your hydraulic motor or travel motor. If your motor continues to veer to one side or the othe