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VorTech MP10 QD can no longer DIY replace bearings?

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VorTech MP10 QD can no longer DIY replace bearings?

Postby tank » Sat 30 Mar, 2019 5:23 pm

My VorTech MP10 quiet drive (manufactured late 2017) burned out its bearings, but upon disassembly I find the rear bearings are part of the face plate and therefore cannot be replaced :grump:


No amount of WD40 fixes it :(
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Re: VorTech MP10 QD can no longer DIY replace bearings?

Postby uglyman » Wed 24 Apr, 2019 11:30 am

Are you sure there's not a bearing pressed into that faceplate as it would be pretty expensive for ecotech to have a custom bearing faceplate made. Unless they REALLY don't want people doing diy repairs or the design of the pump needed that type of assembly.
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