Anyone have any tips on working these free?
Frozen lift spool
Posted May 24, 2015 - 07:10 AM
- Antoniofuse said thank you
Posted May 24, 2015 - 07:58 AM
Take it off and soak it in your favorite penetrating solution. Give it a couple of days. Good luck.
Posted May 24, 2015 - 07:59 AM
Welcome to GTT. We need more info and some pics would help too. Good Luck, Rick
- MEO said thank you
Posted May 24, 2015 - 09:59 AM
The spool valve that is "frozen" is on a CC 1650 with front hydraulics.
I can't move either lever.
Here is a picture of a similar valve.
Linkage is connected to spools on lower left.
Posted May 24, 2015 - 10:10 AM
Disconnect the links between the levers and the valves. It happened to me several years ago that the levers siezed on their pivot shaft and couldn't move. I used PB Blaster and then heat to get them apart. Sanded every working surface bright and greased it. It has worked fine since. There was no problem in the valves themselves. Try the same thing. Make sure the levers and links are working freely before working on the valve body. Let us know how you progress. Good Luck, Rick
Edited by boyscout862, May 24, 2015 - 10:10 AM.
Posted May 26, 2015 - 02:49 PM
Yea what Rick said...PB Blaster or better yet Kroil...when I can get it.