Hydro Oil Level...lesco Wb

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by mini14, Mar 21, 2007.

  1. mini14

    mini14 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 236

    was wondering where the hydro level should be in the hydro tank, if i look inside the opening there is some sort of ring extending downward with 2 small holes drilled in it.........thanks
  2. MowerMedic77

    MowerMedic77 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,164

    In the center between the two holes is the correct level, their tanks pull oil from the top so you fill to the bottom hole and leave the top hole(vent) exposed. I guess the idea was so they did not pull heavy sediment through the system.
  3. mini14

    mini14 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 236

    ive read 100's of posts , you and restorob are great thanks alot.....
  4. curtisg

    curtisg LawnSite Member
    Messages: 12

    Mowermedic77 is right. The other reason for the top draw is in case of a leak. Bottom mounted fittings could drain the reservoir w/o you knowing and kill lawns (depending what fluid is being used). -same reason for top draw fuel tanks that many people use.

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