Hydraulic hoses are utilized in countless numbers of businesses, but there is something that unites them immense pressure. Though hydraulic fittings are designed to tolerate this kind of heavy use and abuse, they have been known to break down with time or suffer severe damage in an accident.
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Step One: Locate the problem areas and relieve the pressure on the hydraulic cylinders
Perform a visual inspection of the hydraulic pump to figure the magnitude of the damage suffered. To locate the damaged fittings and leaking hoses, then lay them on the floor in a well-lit region and check carefully.
Step Two: Remove the nozzle parts
So as to eliminate the fittings, you are going to need to remove a few of the elements in the hydraulic hose, such as the guards, the clamps and home. It is always best to take photos of every step of elimination so that you can remember which part goes where when you reassemble later.
Step Three: Remove the offending hose fittings
The vast majority of hose fittings swivel if the hydraulic pump is switched on, so you will need two wrenches so as to eliminate the swiveling components – one to hold, and one to turn.
Step Four: Alter the fittings
Get your new fixtures and wash them to make sure that no debris, dust or dirt enters into the machine since this can have a disastrous impact on the efficacy and safety of your machine.
With that done, have a look at the pictures you took of the disassembly process, repeating that in reverse, ensuring that everything is in the right place and your cylinder pins are set up prior to your snap rings are additional.