did i get air in my hydro system

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by grass disaster, May 12, 2008.

  1. grass disaster

    grass disaster LawnSite Silver Member
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    i have a everride warrior.

    i was mowing up a very steep hill, the kind where the front tires come off of the ground. when i backed down it it felt like i lost hydro power. i drove it on flat ground for a little bit and it seemed kinda weird. i drove it on flat ground for about 30 feet back and forth and then it seemed fine.

    could i have gottn air in the system some how? i bought it new at auction and it's got about 15 hours on it now. oil level seems fine
     
  2. Lawn-Sharks

    Lawn-Sharks LawnSite Senior Member
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    I think its very possible, sometime to steep is to steep
     
  3. MOW PRO LAWN SERVICE

    MOW PRO LAWN SERVICE LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Check your dump valves..........
     
  4. grass disaster

    grass disaster LawnSite Silver Member
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    check the what? how?

    not really sure what you mean.
     
  5. MOW PRO LAWN SERVICE

    MOW PRO LAWN SERVICE LawnSite Bronze Member
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    On the side of your pump you will see a hex bolt sticking out with a hole in the side,itz hard for me to explain but itz quite simple,these need to be tight to hold the pressure in.
     
  6. kooba

    kooba LawnSite Member
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    Is that the same place you loosen the nut to manually move the mower? kooba.
     
  7. MOW PRO LAWN SERVICE

    MOW PRO LAWN SERVICE LawnSite Bronze Member
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    yep same bolt,mine has got loose just mowing and you think the hydros are shot..........
     
  8. kooba

    kooba LawnSite Member
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    They are tough to loosen, tight spot. Used our warrior yesterday for about 4 hrs. Cut like a charm, but did build up with grass underneith. The graveyard was a little long and wet. I noticed that I was blowing out infront of the deck and just cleaned and worked fine. You can fly on this machine. I was bouncing off the seat and the cut was great. Kooba.
     

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