It leaks oil around where you look through lokking glass to see oil level, where it rotates the hook ( outer most rotation), and by where the oil plug is. If i don't wipe it around where it rotates when using it it will drip into bowl. I don't know if there is buildup of somesort or bad seals. Any help would be nice
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1 gallon of 90w Gear Oil -- can be purchased from AUTOZONE! Make sure when you have completely drained from the large drain screw from under the mixer toward the back of where the attachments go on but not part of the part that spins around known as the Beater shaft! Once you have drained out all of the oil -- from the top where the front screw attaches the head or cap of the mixer -- add the oil there and make sure you are watching the sight glass to see when it is at the HALF way mark in other words when the oil level (TIP: Use a bright led flashlight to shine directly at this sight glass to view level) reaches to the midway mark of the oval sight glass, THEN STOP! It is full! Carefully start mixer on 1st gear and then 2nd so on and so forth to make sure everything is getting relubricated correctly and slowly -- don't just go setting it on 3rd or 4th speeds as you want to baby the mixer when you just put in new gear oil
below is a copy of an e-mail from Horartservice.com. I searched the web forhours for the correct oil and could not find any info so I e-mailed Hobart.
The Planetary is a different part from the transmission andthe sight glass on a M802 is for the oil in the transmission.
The answer that Hobart gave is not an NSF oil. Ineeded the oil for the planetary section on a model M802. Even the directionssay that it is normal for a drop of oil to occasionally drip from the seal.That is where the dough hook attaches.
I am in the process of researching the oil and Exxon / Mobildoes make a NSF version. I just need to find somewhere I can buy less then a 55-gallondrum. The above mixer only uses 6 ounces.
Take care and stay safe
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Hobartuses "EXXON SPARTAN EP-150 (6 oz)" in the M802 planetary. Hobart part #102973-13. This IS NOT a food grade oil. If you mixer is leaking you shouldhave it serviced.
Service, parts , lubricants and information canbe obtained by contacting your local Hobartoffice in Pittsburgh@ (412) 788-5380.
Field Engineer - Food Machines
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instead of putting a gasket on tell him to take out all of the old grease out that is what has broken down and turning into oil causing a leak and if he can repace the seal around the agitator shaft replace the old grease with a high temp bearing grease or a good quality lithium grease
the rotating plate needs to be pulled of and clean the grease out and only put two teaspoon dabs on ether end. to pull it of you will need to push the pin in the middle out and just lightly tap it back in.
underneath trans. you will find a drain plug remove, drain oil,replace plug ck the sight glass @ this time if not clear would recommend replacing glass remove top cover where the front cover screw theaded into remove that is your fill hole. add new oil till you hit level line in sight glass,reassemble
There's an o-ring that goes around the attachment shaft,if you get a flashlight and look into the hole you will see a screw (left handed threads),remove screw and pull out shaft.Put the o-ring on and install the shaft and screw.
man you got an oldie but goodie mixer!im a hobart service tech for 8 years and have only seen about two dozen,unfortuantly parts for these units are exhuasted.as for the sight glass they do become cloudy over time and you cant determine the oil level.use a heavy gear case oil.the only way of telling is to drain the oil or if the unit is loud you should probably cange the oil.