Originally Posted by davidceder
Just looked under my entry step for the first time. Does the gear and associated pivot points require any lubrication? If yes, what type?
Of course! Anything
that moves, requires lubrication.
How much, when and what type of lube will vary, so your best course of action is to read the owners manual. It should answer all your questions, the forums give great ideas but trust the manual and from there you can form your own opinion.