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Topping off fluid

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by HD61CUIN, Dec 16, 2002.

  1. HD61CUIN

    HD61CUIN Senior Member
    Messages: 173

    I need to know how to top off fluid in my cable operated Western. The pump leaks around the lifting shaft, I think the seal is going. The shaft needs to be changed too, theres pitting on the metal. Is that a hard job? changing the shaft and seal? If so I will do it myself. Still need to know how to add fluid
     
  2. paul soccodato

    paul soccodato Senior Member
    Messages: 430

    if your standing in front of the pump, on the top of the case, on the left side next to the motor there is a pipe plug. add fluid there. its full when the level is even with the bottom of that hole. replacing the shaft is not a hard job. did you try and tighten the packing nut?
     
  3. HD61CUIN

    HD61CUIN Senior Member
    Messages: 173

    No not yet, I don't have a wrench big enough. I thought the pitting at the top might have something to do with it. Before I change the shaft, yes I will tighten the nut.