Five Questions to ask when buying a final motor drive

Posted by Susan California on February 10th, 2019


A final motor drive is an expensive endeavor. In order to make a successful purchase, it is integral to conduct adequate research so as to ensure the quality of the product. It is important to ask key questions so as to avoid making a faulty purchase.

It is important to ask questions regarding the brand 

In some instances, Final Drive Motors come cheap as that is their nature. The different aftermarket final motor drives come with different specifications that are unique to the company. The levels of quality tend to differ and some may be substandard from clients’ expectations. It is crucial to locate a reputable dealer that only trades in genuine quality brands. To ensure satisfaction, it is important to ask about the particular brand of the final motor drive that you are liking for should it not be available.

The warranty should also be put to question

The final motor drive should be presented in an adequate and reliable warranty. In some cases, the final motor drive that has been remanufactured may be presented with a one year warranty. The warranty should be reasonable and simple to understand to the purchaser. Any questions regarding the validity of the warranty need to be highlighted.

Questions about the stock availability of the final motor drive should be asked

Prior to making a purchase on the motor drive, it is integral to ascertain that the seller has that particular model in stock. In the occurrence where the final motor drive band is rare, a special order may be made. This may be time-consuming but well worth the wait.

Any shipping queries need to be ascertained

The company selling the final motor drive should be able to provide adequate information regarding their shipping policies. The shipping costs may be expensive and therefore an important aspect to ask before placing the order. Questions such as when and how long it will take to ship must be asked and established. Special arrangements such as home delivery can also be ascertained.

It is important to verify that the final drive motor will fit

The correct fitment should be measured. It is important to consider factors such as the number of sprocket bolts required, the number of hydraulic ports present and the distance in between the flanges.

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