Gearbox type is no longer available
Existing problem Gearbox type is no longer available from original manufacturer.
Manufacturer wants customer to upgrade
Original gearbox manufacturer wants to supple their latest standard model gearbox which has different footprint dimensions. This means customer must alter current foundations and structural steelwork all of which costs more than the gearbox!
No warranties are offered on repairs
When an existing gearbox fails or shows signs of failure the only answer in the past has been to have the unit repaired/reconditioned. The result very often is that the gearbox fails again for the same original reason. No warranties are offered on repairs.