Maintenance Procedures

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The following downloadable video files can offer assistance for operators needing to carry out specific maintenance procedures for the Panther and Cub karts.

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BEARING REALIGNMENT

From time to time, it may be necessary to re-align the Kart’s axle bearings if you notice a ‘clicking’ noise from the area of the rear wheels.

This is commonly caused by operator mishandling, kart impact, etc.

In this section, you will learn how to carry out this maintenance procedure by realigning the axle bearing. For your further assistance, text instructions will appear during the clips offering tips and instructions.

Stage 1: Identifying the noise
File Name Bearing noise.wmv
File Size: 0.8 MByte Download (11 secs duration)
File Format: Windows Media Video (WMV)
Tools: n/a
Scenario: Realignment of bearing procedure. (before and after noise).
Stage 2: Removing the rear bumper
File Name Rear bumper removal.wmv
File Size: 3.3 MByte Download (11 secs duration)
File Format: Windows Media Video (WMV)
Tools: 10mm & 13mm spanner
Scenario: Realignment of bearing procedure. Also, replacement of worn rear tyre..
Stage 3: Removing the rear wheel
File Name Wheel removal.wmv
File Size:1.1 MB (Download) (17 secs duration) Download (11 secs duration)
File Format: Windows Media Video (WMV)
Tools:13mm socket, extension bar
Scenario: Realignment of bearing procedure. Also, replacement of worn rear tyre.
Stage 4: Removing the rear axle
File Name Rear axle removal.wmv
File Size:1.4 MB (Download) (17 secs duration) Download (11 secs duration)
File Format: Windows Media Video (WMV)
Tools:2.5mm allen key, 7.5mm punch, hammer, 7mm socket, spanner.
Scenario:Realignment of bearing procedure.
Stage 5: Removing and realigning the bearing
File Name Bearing removal & re-alignment.wmv
File Size:4.9 MB (Download) (70 secs duration) Download (11 secs duration)
File Format: Windows Media Video (WMV)
Tools:10mm spanner, grease.
Scenario:Realignment of bearing procedure.
Stage 6: Replacing the axle and rear wheel
File Name Axle & wheel replacement.wmv
File Size:4.3 MB (Download) (60 secs duration) Download (11 secs duration)
File Format: Windows Media Video (WMV)
Tools:Same as ‘Stage 4’
Scenario:Realignment of bearing procedure.
Also, replacement of worn tyre.
Stage 7: Replacing the rear bumper
File Name Rear bumper replacement.wmv
File Size:1.9 MB (Download) (27 secs duration) Download (11 secs duration)
File Format: Windows Media Video (WMV)
Tools:Same as ‘Stage 2’
Scenario:Realignment of bearing procedure.
Also, replacement of bumper rubbers.

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