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Oil Change?

Discussion in 'SNO-PRO PLOW AND ACCESSORIES by Curtis' started by 600rrpilot, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. 600rrpilot

    600rrpilot Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    Can anyone point me to a step by step or maybe do a lil write up on how to change the hydraulic oil on a sno pro? I wanna do this asap so im not rushing around when it starts to fly.ussmileyflag
     
  2. 600rrpilot

    600rrpilot Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    no one? really?
     
  3. berkshire

    berkshire Junior Member
    Messages: 24

    I changed mine last year and it was pretty easy. You will need a set of open end wrenches and a allen key for the drain on the bottom(dont remember sizes). I just opened the top plug and unscrewed the allen key plug from the bottom(didnt come out easy) and let it drain out into a shallow pan. Replaced the bottom plug and filled it up with around a quart and a half of fluid, about 1/2 inch from the top is what i believe they recommend. Hooked it up to my truck and raised ,lowered and turned it side to side a few times and i was all set. I dindn't have to bleed anything out. I also took apart and cleaned all the electrical connections and sprayed them with fluid film before replacing the plastic cover. Hope this helps
     
  4. 600rrpilot

    600rrpilot Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    it does. thanks you very much. I kinda want to do a complete fluid exchange + clean the filter.
     
  5. 600rrpilot

    600rrpilot Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    any other tips for draining the entire system?
     
  6. berkshire

    berkshire Junior Member
    Messages: 24

    Didn't drain the entire system, don't think there is a need to unless you see condensation or dirt in the oil. I also didn't get into cleaning the filter I believe it is hard to get at and clean, but check, I could be wrong. I will look into this also.