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Old 10-27-2004, 04:24 PM
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oil expands when it gets hot, thats why, you are supposed to leave a few in. at the top of your tank for fluid expansion.
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Old 10-28-2004, 12:01 AM
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One other thing to check..........If for what ever rason someone stuck detergent oil in the resevoir, it will bubble and make all kinds of funky sounds. Hydro oil, jack oil, jack hammers, power steering, are all systems that should not have detergent in the oil.
Really? I was not aware there was any other non-detergent oil available beyond the non-detergent SAE30....
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Old 10-28-2004, 12:07 AM
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oil expands when it gets hot, thats why, you are supposed to leave a few in. at the top of your tank for fluid expansion.
Yeah, I realize it expands some when hot... but just how much expansion should you expect? I'm guessing it rises an inch, maybe less, and this is a large reservoir. There is however plenty of room in the tank for expansion before the oil reaches the top.

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