LIFT CYLINDER REPLACEMENT (Continued).
Using a chain hoist securing the upperportion of the lift cylinder and a second heavy rope
around the lift cylinder piston, position lift cylinder (2) onto gooseneck so that end of piston
is located between lugs of base plate and secure with pin (4), washer, bolt and new
Do not use a chain to control movement of piston as a chain may score
or damage piston surface.
Work the upper portion of the lift cylinder into position so that the upper lift cylinder pin can
be driven through the lift cylinder hangers and lugs. Secure pin with bolt, washer and new
Remove chain hoist and rope from lift cylinder.
Remove caps or tape from ends of hydraulic line and lift cylinder ports and reconnect
hydraulic lines (1).
Apply hydraulic pressure to the system and check for leaks.
Extend and retract lift cylinder (2) ten times to remove any air from hydraulic system.
Replenish hydraulic fluid and check system for leaks.
Check hydraulic system for proper operation.