Improper Bearing Adjustment (Cont.)
Inside of race shows wear. Bearing adjusted
Small end of roller is worn. Probable cause:
bearing adjustment too loose.
Misalignment occurs when the centerlines
of the two bearings are not parallel to each
other. The causes can be an improperly
seated bearing, where dirt or burrs prevent a
flush mount; an outer cap installed without
the proper tool; a warped shaft; or nut faces
that are out-of-line.
Severe wear on one side, little wear on
Roller worn and spalling at an angle.
opposite side. Misaligned operation.
Probable cause: misalignment, cocked