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hydraulic cylinder repair

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by janetgaddy, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. janetgaddy

    janetgaddy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    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?
  2. JimQ

    JimQ LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,139

    Spanner Wrench?



  3. BigFish

    BigFish LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,158

    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.

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