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leaking out of piston

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by rmartin, Nov 13, 2004.

  1. rmartin

    rmartin Member
    from mass
    Messages: 68

    i noticed a leak today coming from the right angle piston. Not much but enough. Any idea of the issus. Is there a seal in there??????
  2. SnowMatt13

    SnowMatt13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,559

    Some of the seals on plows will seep oil if the plow has been sitting for a period of time because the seal starts to dry out. Angle cylinders and lift cylinders will both have some seep. Now after using the plow for awhile if it still leaks the seal could be bad. Check to see if your cylinder has pits in it. If so debris could have made a tear in the seal and then it would be a good idea to change it when you got a chance