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E-Z Lube Service

Originally Published in Trailer Life Magazine

Q: Our travel trailer has E-Z Lube axles, and this appears to be a great thing as many fifth-wheel and travel trailer advertisements make a point of telling a potential purchaser that they are installed on the unit being advertised. However, I have not been able to find any information on how often the axles should receive a shot of grease. How often, time or miles, should a few shots of grease be squirted into the fittings to prolong the life of the wheel bearings? We are full-time RVers and this is an important issue to us given the number of miles we travel.
Dale Mereness, via email

A: When in doubt, Dale, give the manufacturer a call or go to the manufacturer website and check its maintenance procedure information for the product in question. We did, and found that Dexter, the E-Z Lube manufacturer, recommends they be serviced “…every 2,000 miles or annually, whichever comes first.”
– Jeff Johnston

Ken Freund and Jeff Johnston To send your questions to RV Clinic, write to 2575 Vista Del Mar, Ventura, Calif., 93001; or email [email protected]. Also, check out TrailerLife.TV for our expert RV how-to videos.

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