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Bleeding Skid Steer

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by 2COR517, Oct 25, 2009.

  1. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    I just changed the fluid and filter in my SS. Finally. It's a 197? JD 170. Turns out my pump inlet fitting was loose, so I was sucking air. I still have air in the cylinders. One side of each pair will bleed due to orientation of the cylinders/fittings. The other side will not. Any suggestions?
  2. GPS

    GPS Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 268

    Can't help ya', but I just noticed you hit the 2000 post mark. Congrats. :salute:
  3. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    After letting it sit, and using it some, seems to be OK.

    Thanks on the 2K!
  4. drp

    drp Senior Member
    from ontario
    Messages: 170

    should self bleed with use
  5. mjwinters

    mjwinters Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    ya drp is right. The air should work its way out in time.
  6. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Yeah, seems to be fine now.