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Snapper RER Axle Boot Replacement

Posted by fruitjarfla (My Page) on
Sun, Dec 27, 09 at 9:31

I have a Snapper RER mower purchased in 2003. The rubber boots covering the rear axle are falling apart. A quick repair guess by the selling dealer is about $200 having to pull both rear wheels and other components plus $35 for pick up of the mower and return from the dealer. Does this sound reasonable? And is the repair a "must-do?" Any ideas as to a much easier alternative for covering the axles instead of the boots?

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RE: Snapper RER Axle Boot Replacement

  • Posted by canguy British Columbia (My Page) on
    Sun, Dec 27, 09 at 12:38

That estimate is not out of line at all. The transmission needs to be removed.
If the repair is not performed and dirt gets into the transmission count on a much more expensive job. You can pay a little now or a lot later, it's up to you. I have seen rags wrapped on with wire, hardly an effective fix.

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