What kind of grease should I use on my snowmobile?
I’d highly recommend a good quality synthetic water resistant lithium complex grease that is low temp rated. Conventional greases will hold water and contribute to rusting.
How often should you grease a snowmobile?
To keep things cool and working smoothly, the parts are bathed in oil; it should be changed at least once per year. Drain the chaincase lube into a container and note its condition. If it’s slippery, looks clean and seems to be in good shape, give yourself a high five for not neglecting the drivetrain.
Can you lubricate a snowmobile clutch?
Snowmobile clutches should not be greased. As your belt wears, rubber dust is created (just look at the top of your clutch guard). Grease only will attract the dust and create binding problems.
Should you lube a snowmobile clutch?
that is correct, you do not lubricate a snowmobile primary clutch. It is considered a “dry clutch” on an atv, you use a quality grease to lube the rollers but that is not done on a snowmobile.
What lubricant should be used on the rollers in the TRA clutch?
The rollers are not a metal on metal setup. Inside the roller is a fibre bushing.Do not use an oil base or wet type lube on them as it will attract dirt and belt dust and destroy the bushing. Wash with hot soap and water and put a little DRY silicone lube in after cleaning.
Do snowmobiles need oil changes?
Recommended schedules for oil changes in snowmobiles will vary slightly by manufacturer but generally speaking oil should be changed after 500 miles on a brand new sled and 2500 miles thereafter. Aficionados recommend you change the oil regardless of the miles at the beginning of each season.
How often should you check your snowmobile spark plugs?
Keep your snowmobile in top performing condition by changing out your spark plugs on a regular basis. For moderate snowmobile use, one set of spark plugs per season is sufficient. If you’re riding hard and often, be prepared to change out your spark plugs more frequently.