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Idler Wheel 1496-05
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Idler Wheel 1496-05

Brand:GC Walsco
Idler Drive Wheel

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I will mail in my old idler wheel
I have NO idler wheel to mail in [+$20.00]
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GC WALSCO EVG 1496-05 Type Legacy Drive Wheel

General Electric GE G.E. EA97X239, EA97X581, RS3689, RS4640
Magnavox S22915 522915
Motorola 49P60018A01, 49P60081A04
Philco 35-8001-309, 61-254
RCA 108609
Voice of Music VM 22915, 35429, 42136

Found in:
Voice of Music VM V-M 1220 series, 1230 series, 1250 series, 314 and 805, etc.
RCA 110040
Zenith 907-35429

Reportedly interchangeable with 1499-42

Your order will be on hold until we receive your old idler or receive your tracking number for the package you are sending in. Core return idler must be rebuildable and of the same type.

Currently shipping refurbished product. It has an outer ring of new rubber fused to original factory rubber. It is then lathed to factory spec dimensions.

Trade-in: Strong demand and limited supply means we now need your trade-in so we can supply this product line for years to come. If we have your idler wheel in stock, we can usually accept a few clear email photos including at least one of both the top and bottom of your idler wheel and a tracking number of the padded secure package in which your trade-in was sent. In return, you may receive a rebuild, a rejuv, or N.O.S. as availability allows.

Warranty: 1 YEAR against factory defect. Warranty compensation limited to the store's choice of product replacement, repair or pro-rated web-store credit and requires that you securely mail in the idler wheel in question. Refunds not available after 90 days.

Replacement tips: An often overlooked source of idler wheel troubles other than the obvious deterioration of the rubber is the often dried lubrication on the shaft upon which the wheel is mounted. Sometimes an idler wheel will be completely seized as a result. Clean both the shaft and the idler wheel hole usually with a Q-tip. Generally isopropyl alcohol for cleaning followed by a tiny amount of new automotive wheel bearing grease etc. This step is so important it may solve your problem for free! Of course, avoid petroleum product contact with the rubber at all cost. Finally, always, always make sure to clean the rubber idler wheel contact surfaces with lanolin-free isopropyl alcohol (or similar) prior to installing your replacement idler wheel even if the surface looks 'clean'.

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