Hydro oil in Stander

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by AL Inc, Jan 27, 2008.

  1. AL Inc

    AL Inc LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Hey guys, was wondering about changing the hydraulic oil in my 52" Stander. Machine was bought new in 2005, has about 2,000 hours on it now, and I'm looking to do a full service on the machine to hopefully get another season out of it. Is it a matter of just draining and re-filling it and changing the filter? Just looking to do more service and repairs in house this year. Thanks in advance
     
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
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    That's about it but, Always fill the new filter(s) with oil before installing, Once the system is re-filled raise and block the drive wheels off the ground. Start the engine and run about 3/4 throttle, Move the controls full forward then full reverse slowly 8 to 10 times then re-check fluid level.

    Set the unit on the ground and test run. I use this method on all brand units with no problems.
     
  3. AL Inc

    AL Inc LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Thank you for the help Restrorob, I appreciate it!! Hoping for an early spring, looking forward to getting back to work!
     
  4. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
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    No problem AL ..... [​IMG]
     
  5. themowerman

    themowerman LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
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    You can get the procedure from the owners manuals from Wrights website. www.wrightmfg.com
    Do as rob said but open dump valves and cycle the system for a few minutes at 3/4 throttle first. If you cycle the f/r handles with the dump valves on the pumps open you will purge the air from the pumps first. Then close the dump valves and repeat.
     
  6. AL Inc

    AL Inc LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Thank you, mowerman, I appreciate the additional info :waving:
     
  7. ManorD24

    ManorD24 LawnSite Member
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    Let me know how you make out and you could do a full service on my stander too...Plus it needs tires BAD!!. Havent seen you at the post office in awhile. Funny who you can come across on the internet
     
  8. pugs

    pugs LawnSite Gold Member
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    Careful with tires. I would suggest sticking with Carlisle. Or change both at once.
     
  9. AL Inc

    AL Inc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,218

    Whats up Rob...just saw your reply, haven't been on here much. Hope you have a good spring. Just getting around to the service on my Stander today! Raining today. Surprised you haven't seen me at the post office, I'm there almost every day.
     

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