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I have a Hobart A200 that, in first gear will not engage and

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Hi, I have a Hobart A200 that , in first gear will not engage and sounds rough when loaded. Second and third gear work perfectly.
Any idea what is wrong?
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Richard Hill replied 12 days ago.

Hi Barry,

I would recommend the following video which describes how to dismantle and re-assemble the gearbox. I would suggest watching this all the way through first. At around 7.55 minutes he mentions one reason why speed 1 can be lost, which is over tightening of the central nut.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceQE8PEYPPI

Hope this helps.

Best Regards,

Rich

Expert:  Richard Hill replied 11 days ago.

Hi Barry,

Do you require any further assistance?

If not, I hope my answer was helpful and if so a positive rating would be much appreciated.

Best Regards,

Rich

Expert:  Richard Hill replied 6 days ago.

Hi Barry,

Do you require any further assistance?

If not, I hope my answer was helpful and if so a positive rating would be much appreciated.

Best Regards,

Rich