HYDRAULIC SYSTEM (Continued)
Plug must be removed and strainer reinstalled before
starting engine to prevent damaging pump.
Inspect all hoses for cracks, breaks, damage or loose fittings. Tighten loose fittings. Replace damaged or
Visually insert the pump for any cracks in housing or other damage. Replace a damaged pump. Refer to
Hydraulic Reservoir (Tank)
a. Removal and installation. Remove the breather cap, refer to Figure 4-1 (Hydraulic Reservoir),
From the top of the hydraulic reservoir by rotating the cap counterclockwise and removing.
Installation is opposite of removal.
b. Servicing. Clean the breather cap in an approved cleaning solvent and dry with compressed air.
Inspect cap for damage, replace a damaged cap.
a. Removal. Loosen the nut (Item 2) and bolt (Item 3) and remove the clamp (Item 4) retaining the
hydraulic tank cover and remove the tank cover (Item 5) and gasket (Item 6). Remove suction
adapter (Item 7) and install auxiliary plug (Item 10) in place of adapter. Remove strainer.
Remove O-Ring (Item 9) from adapter.
b. Servicing and Inspection. Clean the strainer with an approved cleaning solution and allow to dry.
Inspect the strainer for holes in filter screen or any other damage. Replace a damaged strainer.
Installation. Install strainer and cover by reversing removal procedures.
a. Removal. Remove the four bolts (Item 14), retaining flange (Item 15), and filter housing and
remove the housing (Item 16) and gasket (Item 17). Remove the filter element (Item 18).