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moomba55 12-28-2009 1:33 PM

I noticed while under the boat the other day oil was leaking down the inside of the tire. Any idea what might be the problem? It is a boatmate trailer.

meathead65 12-28-2009 3:25 PM

Most likely a failed inside grease or oil seal...do you have grease or oil bath hubs?

chpthril 12-28-2009 5:32 PM

If it's an axle with brakes, it could be brake fluid from a leaking wheel cylinder or caliper. Try washing it off with just water, if it does, it's probably brake fluid, if not, it's oil or grease.

jnking 12-28-2009 5:48 PM

Check the allen head oil fill screw on the hub assembly. I have had these back out and leak fluid on several occasions.

moomba55 12-30-2009 12:47 PM

thanks for everyones help. i have oil bath hubs


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