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Pedals locking each other out

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by xtreem3d, Feb 6, 2010.

  1. xtreem3d

    xtreem3d PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,548

    hi guys,
    i have a skid that will raise and lower...curl and uncurl BUT not both at the same time very well. you can physically feel the pedals being held up when trying to do both...anyone have this happen and know the cure?
    steve
     
  2. hndswthtshdws

    hndswthtshdws Junior Member
    from Canada
    Messages: 16

    Both use a lot of hydraulic power. The pump can only produce so much. Happens with just about anything hydraulic.
     
  3. NICHOLS LANDSCA

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,305

    It should do both, make sure it is full of hydro oil and replace the filter.
     
  4. bighornjd

    bighornjd Senior Member
    Messages: 249

    I agree on replacing the hydraulic filter. You probably have restricted flow causing the problem.