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Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
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Have a 2008 deere 4520. Have a leak somewhere with the

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Have a 2008 john deere 4520. Have a leak somewhere with the steering hydraulics behind the fuel tank runs down each side of the trans , not alot , any thoughts
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Hi,let's see if we can work together to get to the root of your problem! will try my best to help!

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Ok
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Deere compact 4520? What transmission? Cab? Shows three different hose setups.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Here is cab setup.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Open station, e hydro
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Looks to be steel tubing, so lines may have hole rubbed in it.Just have to get in there and see if you can see where leak is coming from.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
What about seal in steering assembly?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Can be, but that leak should be under the column.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Its wet in the area behind the panel under the key switch
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

With the steering gear, there are plenty of places for a leak, it's just so congested, it is hard to get a look. Just have to remove covers and get in there and look for source. Sorry, no good way to find a leak!

Customer: replied 27 days ago.
far the fluid is running down the steering valve .is there a seal between the top of the valve assembly and where the tilt steering assembly come together?
Customer: replied 27 days ago.
Customer: replied 27 days ago.
I basically paid $46 for no real answer