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how do you bleed the mower

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by captain henry45, Oct 6, 2009.

  1. captain henry45

    captain henry45 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    I have a 52"lesco walk behind and i need to find out how to bleed the hydaulic system after you change the fluid or if you even need to
  2. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    You shouldn't have to, but take it easy at first and see how it all works.
  3. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029


    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 it back on the ground and go mow......

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