What is an axle nut?

What is an axle nut?

Is the hub the disc behind the wheel that the wheel bolts onto. So the axle nut is the thing that holds the hub to the axle.

How do I know if I need new wheel bearings on my trailer?

If noise is heard, check for a bad bearing or if lubrication is needed. Check for Heat – Tow the trailer for a short distance, 5-10 miles at highways speeds, then park the trailer. Place your hand on each of the wheel hubs of the trailer. If it is too warm to hold your hand in place, you may have a bad bearing.

Can you rebuild torsion axles?

can these be repaired /rebushed to work or what should be done ? Expert Reply: Torsion axles use internal rubber cords to provide the suspension motion and they really are not practical to repair/rebuild. Certainly any axle that was damaged in an accident should be replaced purely for safety reasons.

How do you test a trailer axle?

SINGLE AXLE TRAILER AXLE ALIGNMENT CHECK Measure from the straightedge to the frame in front of the wheel & record the measurement. Next measure from the straightedge to the frame in back of the wheel & compare the two measurements. Both dimensions should be the same.