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Re: How many was that?? Rear wheel bearing failure.
« Reply #75 on: December 11, 2012, 04:56:00 am »
Nothing worse than having your balls go missing.
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Re: How many was that?? Rear wheel bearing failure.
« Reply #76 on: December 11, 2012, 05:02:31 am »
Are we to assume this is an oem bearing? And it ran how many miles with four balls missing?
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Re: How many was that?? Rear wheel bearing failure.
« Reply #77 on: December 11, 2012, 06:22:29 am »
I think what MG is saying is that this bearing was badly made.
He says that the remaining balls are all round but that 4 balls were missing.
Now if those balls had disintegrated then there would be gritty grease in there and the remaining balls would be scored and pitted.

What in fact happened was poor assembly of the bearing with 4 balls missing.
Chances are the rest of the balls were evenly distributed so it ran for a while.
Then, under stress (heat, load) the cage collapsed into the gaps where the missing balls should have been and that locked the bearing, spinning the axle and causing the damage.

Moral of the story is when changing your bearings, pop one of the dust seals off and check that yer balls are where they should be.

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Re: How many was that?? Rear wheel bearing failure.
« Reply #78 on: December 11, 2012, 06:35:08 am »
In a drive shaft as the GTR 1400 bearings are used to spin the wheel, and suffer less from km facts and loads, or understand this or do not give a right of information security. ;)


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Was this the original Kawasaki bearing? How many miles on the bike?
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Re: How many was that?? Rear wheel bearing failure.
« Reply #80 on: December 11, 2012, 09:10:15 am »
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Re: How many was that?? Rear wheel bearing failure.
« Reply #81 on: December 11, 2012, 10:28:54 am »
Was this the original Kawasaki bearing? How many miles on the bike?


I km percorsi col C14 non fanno testo a questa mia informazione di prevenzione,il mio cuscinetto non si è rotto per i km percorsi ma per mancanza di sfere 4 al suo interno...capito.


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Re: How many was that?? Rear wheel bearing failure.
« Reply #82 on: December 11, 2012, 10:43:20 am »
So the question is: will Kawasaki help you out with the cost of fixing the bike?

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Re: How many was that?? Rear wheel bearing failure.
« Reply #83 on: December 11, 2012, 11:03:57 am »
So the question is: will Kawasaki help you out with the cost of fixing the bike?

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Re: How many was that?? Rear wheel bearing failure.
« Reply #84 on: December 11, 2012, 11:31:19 am »
I'm thinking not based on MG's reply..

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Re: How many was that?? Rear wheel bearing failure.
« Reply #85 on: December 11, 2012, 02:30:26 pm »
From the Forum English I have pointed out that even the broken bearing in seven balls as the other, beautiful oversight that I had, now I do not understand how you can break the cages that hold the ball being broken bearing well lubricated.

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Re: How many was that?? Rear wheel bearing failure.
« Reply #86 on: December 11, 2012, 02:39:42 pm »
It's possible it was bad from the factory, I guess.   If it had broke within the warranty period you would have had it covered.  Now, not so much unfortunately.  You could push it higher up and possibly retain a lawyer but I think it would be less to fix it assuming someone of your skills.
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Re: How many was that?? Rear wheel bearing failure.
« Reply #87 on: December 11, 2012, 02:44:38 pm »
It's possible it was bad from the factory, I guess.   If it had broke within the warranty period you would have had it covered.  Now, not so much unfortunately.  You could push it higher up and possibly retain a lawyer but I think it would be less to fix it assuming someone of your skills.

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Re: How many was that?? Rear wheel bearing failure.
« Reply #88 on: December 12, 2012, 05:29:11 pm »
Probably Chineese bearings....
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Re: How many was that?? Rear wheel bearing failure.
« Reply #89 on: December 12, 2012, 07:49:56 pm »
- imho , its impossible for the bearing to come with missing balls.

- its more likely that the bearing failed in use : pitting of the races and then destroying the balls.

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