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Meyer E 57 sucking air again

Discussion in 'Meyer / Diamond Products Discussion' started by atclarkson, Jan 29, 2010.

  1. atclarkson

    atclarkson Member
    Messages: 90

    Had some problems before, replaced the hoses, thought I had it licked. They aren't calling for snow for over a week so I think it's good time to try and fix this again.

    Issue: Plow gets air in system somehow. I replaced the hoses because they were leaking something awful. I can bleed out the system before i go, top it up and it will last a few hours.

    I've put all new fluid in, washed it all off, etc. Sometime i find fluid on the underside of the pump, but it could be from it blowing out of the pressure let off on the fill cap.

    I know I've expanded the C Valve from the plowing hitting banks and angling over, Could it leak cuz of that?

    Thanks
     
  2. JMR

    JMR Senior Member
    Messages: 567

    Have you replaced the couplers ? None of my Meyers have fluid anywhere. I never get fluid out of the pressure relief . If you still have fluid on the pump after new couplers I would put a seal kit in it. takes me about 2 hours to tear mine down, clean verything and install new seals.
     
  3. atclarkson

    atclarkson Member
    Messages: 90

    couplers.... for the hoses? I actually replaced the hoses with solid ones, no quick connects (they just screw into the ram and the pump, you have to get out the wrenches to disconnect them) I figured its one less thing to go wrong.

    Beings I don't have that, and the rams seem to not leak, what is involved in a seal kit?

    Thanks
     
  4. atclarkson

    atclarkson Member
    Messages: 90

  5. atclarkson

    atclarkson Member
    Messages: 90

    brought it to the dealer. They put it on the test bench and ran some tests, then replaced the C valve, guess i messed it up pretty good.

    couple inches on the ground, so I get to go see if it will hold up this evening
     
  6. atclarkson

    atclarkson Member
    Messages: 90

    So far so good.

    except the shop night tightening the fill plug enough and it coming off... they gave me a new one tho.