Grinding/growling noise in rear drive train

Farmall Cub Forum -- Questions and answers to all of your Cub related issues.

Moderator: Team Cub

Forum rules
Notice: For sale and wanted posts are not allowed in this forum. Please use our free classifieds or one of our site sponsors for your tractor and parts needs.

Grinding/growling noise in rear drive train

Postby bwatson » Fri Aug 27, 2004 3:47 pm

My cub makes a grinding/growling noise during any forward or backward motion. I think the bearing on driveshaft connected to the pinion gear is the problem. I can get it going and push in the clutch and the noise goes away. This tells me the wheel bearings are okay, right? Any other troubleshooting methods or solutions to isolate the problem componet??

BobbY W.
Shreveport La
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is
bwatson
10+ Years
10+ Years
 
Posts: 42
Joined: Mon Apr 05, 2004 3:02 pm

Postby beaconlight » Fri Aug 27, 2004 8:59 pm

Crazy as it sounds too much lub in the transmission will do this too.
Bill

"Life's tough.It's even tougher if you're stupid."
- John Wayne

" We hang petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office."
- Aesop
User avatar
beaconlight
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
 
Posts: 7701
Joined: Thu Aug 19, 2004 2:31 pm
Location: NY Staten Island & Franklin
Zip Code: 10314

Postby Harold R » Fri Aug 27, 2004 9:35 pm

I think you have narrowed it down to the transmission. Sure sounds like the input shaft bearing. The final drives are probably alright. Didn't you just re-assemble this tractor?
Harold R
Team Cub Guide
Team Cub Guide
 
Posts: 3138
Joined: Thu Feb 20, 2003 4:54 pm
Location: Louisiana
Zip Code: 71058
Tractors Owned: 1948,50,53, and 56 Farmall Cubs
1969 International Cub
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Postby Donny M » Fri Aug 27, 2004 9:50 pm

Just a quick check before anything major. I would pull the shifter and check for chipped teeth on the reverse idler gear and the first gear on the pinion.
Donny M
5+ Years
5+ Years
 

Postby bwatson » Mon Aug 30, 2004 8:56 am

Yep this is the cub I just got back together. I was aware of the bearing problem when I rebuilt the engine, but time and money only allows you to tackle one problem at a time.

I should have paid a little more and got a better tractor to start with, but this little cub is a lot of fun to work on and it's still cheaper than therapy......

Bobby W.
Shreveport La
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is
bwatson
10+ Years
10+ Years
 
Posts: 42
Joined: Mon Apr 05, 2004 3:02 pm

Postby Harold R » Mon Aug 30, 2004 3:32 pm

and it's still cheaper than therapy......


Yep!! You've broken the code. :lol: :lol: 8)
Harold R
Team Cub Guide
Team Cub Guide
 
Posts: 3138
Joined: Thu Feb 20, 2003 4:54 pm
Location: Louisiana
Zip Code: 71058
Tractors Owned: 1948,50,53, and 56 Farmall Cubs
1969 International Cub
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y


Return to Farmall Cub

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Scrivet and 8 guests