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Old 05-19-2012, 07:39 PM
ewarren423 ewarren423 is offline
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Add transaxle fluid??

Hi
I have a new Gravely ZT XL 48
Has the zt2800 transaxles.
I have 3 hrs on it and noticed the left reservoir tank is a little lower than the cold full line. The manual discusses how to purge when you do a change but doesn't discuss if purging is needed for adding a little.
So my questions: 1) do I need to add any if it is a little below the line? 2) if I add a little must I purge? 3) should this be low? I don't recall checking it cold but dd remember it was well above the line last week.
Thanks!!!
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Old 05-19-2012, 10:19 PM
MS_SURVEYOR MS_SURVEYOR is offline
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I have 3 hrs on it and noticed the left reservoir tank is a little lower than the cold full line.
Keep an eye on that level before and after each use. Get a note pad and keep a diary. You could take some pictures before and after.

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So my questions: 1) do I need to add any if it is a little below the line?
Add to the full level line.

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2) if I add a little must I purge?
No because you're not causing air in the system. Gravity will cause air to escape from the reservoir. Just like a break master cylinder.

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3) should this be low?
No, not really. You can top it off, and just keep notes on it before and after. It may not be anything, and stop. But then again it may. But you're on top of it now.

Good Luck
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Old 05-20-2012, 09:22 AM
ewarren423 ewarren423 is offline
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thanks MS!
i added a little and brought them up to the same cold level.
we will keep track
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