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#16 FixItCharlie ONLINE  

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Posted November 07, 2014 - 09:55 PM

The procedures are in the service manual. Basically jack up the rear of tractor until rear wheels are off the ground. Support tractor, start the motor, & operate the hydro transmission in both high & low. Operate it in both forward & reverse several times then raise the hydraulic lift up & down. Repeat a few times, then check fluid level, the first 2 time I did this cycle of operation I had to add fluid. Repeat this until fluid levels remain full. 



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Posted December 13, 2014 - 09:05 AM

How about one of these



and these





saw it on another forum

What forum was it on? I'd like to learn more. Seems like a good way to go.

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Posted August 27, 2015 - 04:48 PM

Bookmarking this!


It's great to see real pictures taken by real people instead of line drawings in a manual!

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Posted October 06, 2017 - 12:26 PM

...I apologize for resurrecting this old thread, but its something I have been looking at in my off time considering the LGT125 had the same inline filter.  So I took the link to surplus center posted previously and crossed the filter listed as I wanted to check it again the Fleetguard I normally have for my Cub Cadet 782.  Just thinking it might be nice to see if I can use the same filter for both. 


With that being said, it appears the canister size, thread size, and oring/gasket size are just about the same.  However, I wanted to gather those more knowledgeable on hydraulics than myself on the bypass value setting (BPV) and TWA efficiency?


Not trying to confuse myself, just hoping to gather good feedback from those who are more intelligent than myself.  The plan for this machine after running is to remove all the old hyd fluid from the housing and lines, add a new filter (hopefully spin-on), and fill back up with Hytran.  Not there yet, just thinking ahead.  


Again, thank you for your time.





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Posted October 06, 2017 - 12:55 PM

I have used the Fram ph16 as an oil filter on one of my vehicles in the past, I don't remember which one. Is it suitable for use as a hydraulic filter. I thought hydro required a different filter type?