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Scag Problem with Hydraulic leak

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by billykid, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. billykid

    billykid LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    I have an old Scag TURF RUNNER and the Hydraulic fluid cap leaks badly from the top of the cap when I mow... is this supposed to be vented ?? it drips down on the driveway so I can't use it until I fix it... Can anyone help me??? Maybe the pump is clogged...the tracking is off a little ... I changed the filter and still it leaks...where can I get [parts for this... outside this issue, it runs great!! Please Help!!! Anyone!! Thanks "Billykid"
     
  2. gorper99

    gorper99 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 14

    Call Scag R&D-920-387-3150.
     
  3. Tagg

    Tagg LawnSite Member
    Messages: 158

    I would check for correct fluid level. I know with the Turf Tigers fluid level is correct at 3" below fill neck top. Goto www.scag.com and get the owners manual info. for this unit.:usflag:
     
  4. Two Seasons

    Two Seasons LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 791

    Hydro oil expands when it heats up. Drop the fluid level down a couple of inches and that should do it.
     

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