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updare/question- on gas in hydro problem..

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by mowisme, Apr 25, 2007.

  1. mowisme

    mowisme LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 898

    hi folks. The contaminated gas/oil mix is drained as best as I can get. After wheel motor hoses were disconnected and hanging down..I also turned the wheels a little to pump them out. I also took filter off and drained it and put back on ( will put new one on after I get it running a bit and get the new oil circulating) I put 6 quarts of Castro 20-50wt oil in tank. I think I'm ready to fire it up and get oil flowing. Then I'll drain again at the wheels and fill up tank. at that point I will also put new filter on..BUT, How do I get the air out of system? Is there a specific way to do this if all hydro is changed out, and that air is now in system? thanks again for your help Gene
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,023

    Most common is put the rear on jack stands, Fire it off and run at-least half throttle then move both levers full forward then full reverse slowly eight or so times. Check oil level again then take it for a spin and see how it acts.

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