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Old 09-20-2012, 08:17 AM
janetgaddy janetgaddy is offline
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hydraulic cylinder repair

I have a small hydraulic cylinder ( from a toro greens mower ) that has a gland nut that i cant seem to figure out how to remove it. I need to rebuild it and i have the kit.
The gland nut does not have two holes in which you could insert a gland wrench, but it has part of the gland notched away. Any idea on how to remove it?
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Old 09-20-2012, 11:55 AM
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Old 09-20-2012, 06:45 PM
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If the notch is on the rim of the "nut", then you have to remove the wire that holds it in place. some have a tang that you can pull on with pliers, some dont.
It ain't rocket science! far.

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