Repacking Your Trailer
Regularly Can Prevent
How often do you tow your utility trailer? When was the last time you repacked your wheel
bearings? Are you aware that failing to repack them regularly can cause them to lock up
while you are towing? If you want to know how to repack your wheel bearings quickly and
cheaply at home, read on!
Florida-based R & B Hitch of Ocala
provides mobile trailer, RV, and camper
services across central Florida and
explains repacking the wheel bearings on
your trailer regularly can prevent you from
breaking down or becoming stranded.
For boat trailers the team advise you repack the wheel bearings at
the start and end of boating season, ideally with marine wheel
R & B Hitch of Ocala says the first step in
the process is to ensure you have new
grease seals, cotter pins, and wheel
bearing grease to hand - you can
purchase it at any trailer supply shop.
Removing the outer bearing is straightforward once
you know how.
The team explain the process in the
report, along with instructions for
removing the inner bearing, advice
for cleaning the bearing, and how to
repack with new grease.
Once you have cleaned all the old grease out of the hub, and
applied new grease on the inner race, you can put the bearing back
R & B Hitch of Ocala warns that if
you fail to repack your trailer wheels
it can cause them to lock up while
you are using your trailer.
Trailers with boats dripping salt water should be
checked more frequently.
A company spokesperson said: “Our
latest report shows you the DIY
vehicle maintenance trick that is
easy and cheap to complete and will
save you money in the long run. "
"We have included step-by-step instructions as well as a comprehensive list of the
tools you will need. If you get stuck along the way or would prefer one of our team to
service your trailer, get in touch with us directly,” they added.
You can read the report and step-
by-step instructions by visiting
the link provided in the summary!