Grinding noise with the self propelled drive

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Starting hearing a grinding noise when attempting to engage the self propelled drive? Any maintenance tips nothing mentioned in the manual about drive problems.
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David Risner

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Paul Christenson

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You don't state which SP mower you based on this EGO manual

Have you lubricated your wheel bearings? pg 29

Have you removed the rear drive wheels as shown on pg 30 
and confirmed the gear drive on the wheel is secured with the three screws as shown in diagram 33b?

also have you examined the drive gears as shown on pg 31
and made sure they are not damaged
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As Paul suggested, check out the gears on the inside of the drive wheels. Several have indicated their gears wore out.
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The gears on the rear wheels used to be plastic. They were shocking and would strip out. I have been sent metal gears and so far the problem has not returned. Be careful when powering round tight turns, release the self propel when turning