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  • Gearbox

    Just wondering should a gearbox make any noise.
    I have a lane sounds terrible when the table goes down thinking the motor
    but not sure pretty simple just change I know.

  • #2
    Gearboxes should make very little to no noise. What kind of noise is it making?
    If it can't be fixed with a hammer, try a bowling pin! They're heavier and more surface area for whacking!


    • #3
      Might just be the bearing at the top of the rotor shaft. Had more than one of these.
      Necessity IS NOT the mother of invention. Laziness IS the mother of invention.


      • #4
        umm can't really describe


        • #5
          Dose it sound like fingernails down a chalk bored, a 12 year old girl screaming or the sound someones face would make if it were being dragged along a tarmac road at 60 MPH? Regardless a gearbox shouldn't make much more than a very light humming noise.


          • #6
            Is it a National motor/box that makes that normal chatter/growl when it free wheels. (table going down)


            • #7
              One thing I can think of that will make a gearbox noisy is lack of oil.


              • #8
                ahh that's it mike


                • #9
                  Originally posted by Scooter View Post
                  ahh that's it mike
                  It causes no problems, I've had some do it 20+ yrs.


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