Excavator Final Drives

What is an excavator final drive?  

A final drive is a crucial part of any excavator as it is the part which transfers power from the drive motor to the wheels or the tracks of the excavator. A final drive consists of numerous internal gears which help to increase the drive motor’s power.

Final Drives are parts that will work for several years and when they start to fail is when you should look at replacing it as it can cause damage to other internal parts of your excavator. Here at MJ Lavin Plant we our one of the UK’s most trusted suppliers of excavator final drives and pride ourselves on providing the best experience for all our customers.

If you are looking for excavator parts or any other heavy machinery parts then do not hesitate to get in touch with us on 0151 632 6321 and see how we can help you.

How does a Final Drive work?

A final drive works by receiving power from the hydraulic motor or the travel motor. The travel motor receives fluid from the excavator’s hydraulic pump which is then sent to the final drive as power which the final drive turns into torque. The torque produced by the final drive is transferred to the vehicles sprocket which then turns the wheels or the tracks of the vehicle.

Common Issues of Final Drives

There are several common faults that can occur with your final drive, one of these is the seals have become loose or damaged. You can tell if a seal is damaged or loose when the vehicles gear oil or hydraulic fluid starts to leak.

Another issue that will occur with final drives are the main bearings can begin to fail and break. You can recognise when thus problem is occurring when the vehicle starts to give out excessive noise or vibration.

Don’t wait to replace your final drive as this can lead to multiple extensive issues and you could end up with a costly repair bill.

Shop through our large selection of final drives and if you can’t find the one you are after then give us a call on 0151 632 6321 and we will do our best to assist you.

What final drive brands do we stock?

Here at MJ Lavin we stock numerous different parts for machinery from a large variety of brands these brands include:

Airman, Bobcat, CASE, CAT, Daewoo, Doosan, Fiat Hitachi, Hanix, Hitachi, Hyundai, IH, JCB, Kobelco, Komatsu, Kubota, Libra, Luigong, Neuson, New Holland, Pel Job, Sany, Samsung, Schaeff, Sumitumo, Sunward, Takeuchi, Volvo, Yanmar and Yuchai.

Where do we ship / deliver?

MJ Lavin are one of the UK’s most trusted supplier in machinery parts, used plant and machinery and also dismantled heavy machinery. We are based in the Wirral, but we ship products all over the UK, Europe and Internationally.