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Changing hydrolic fluid.

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by flanny0104, Nov 2, 2008.

  1. flanny0104

    flanny0104 Junior Member
    from indiana
    Messages: 17

    Ok i do some heavy commercial plowing and i was told to replace the hydrolic fluid every season by the place i bought the plow. well the guy i got into business says that every other season is when he does it. so i just changed the fluid after the second season and it still looked brand new. Whats the real deal?
  2. wild bill

    wild bill PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,239

    it keeps the oil fresh ,and condensation to a minimum
  3. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,993

    Think of your car, do you want the oil to have reached failure point before changing, or your underwear, (hopefully:D) you change it daily even though it doesn't smell.
  4. Snowchief

    Snowchief Member
    Messages: 44

    Oil is cheap, new hydraulic power units are expensive.

    It can't hurt.