gmwat
Dear All,
We have a 2015 155 and its time to repack the wheel bearings.  From what I've read online for other travel trailers, this job fits within the 'doability' of a DIY person.  However, since I have never done this job before, I would appreciate hearing any tips/precautions that any of you discovered when doing this yourself.  I hope to hear form someone soon.  If not, I will dive into the unknown this upcoming week.

Best regards,
Glen
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mikes
Get some nitrile (blue rubber) gloves, and make sure you have rags/paper towels you can throw away.

My 177 came with "Superlube" axles. If your grease caps have a rubber plug, you probably have them, too. If so, it's just a matter of slowly squirting grease in with a grease gun until it displaces the old grease, turning the wheel slowly as you do so. If you pump it in too fast, there's a risk of messing up the seal on the back side. Jack up the trailer using the frame, not the axle.
Mike
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gmwat
Thanks so much.  I will give it a try.  I checked and the 155 has a zerk fitting behind a rubber disk.
I appreciate the response.

Regards,
Glen
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gmwat
Dear all,
My wife and I changed out the grease in the EZ lube wheel bearings by using a grease gun and lucas red n tacky #2 grease.  Jacked up the tire pulled the rubber grommet off the wheel and pumped in new grease while spinning the tire.  It takes about 14 oz (an entire tube) for each wheel before the new grease is predominantly what is coming out of the EZ lube fitting.  Next year, I will follow up with a 'proper' repacking of the bearings (i.e., remove the bearings, clean, inspect replace the seal).  We will see how the job holds up for this year.  Thanks Mike for the tip.

Regards,
Glen
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