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I operate a 430 backhoe n and my outrigger is bleeding off

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I operate a 430 backhoe n and my outrigger is bleeding off when I shut it down ,when I push myself foreward the bucket cylinder doesn't stay it just closes could cavatation be the problem if so how do I fix it
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Construction and Road Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

Outrigger can have bad hold valve, or the cylinder can be leaking internally. Same for the bucket cylinder, does it function ok, or does it bleed off? If it bleeds off and will not hold load, cylinder likely has internal seals bad. Repair on bucket cylinder would be to reseal cylinder.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

I see question is still open, did you find problem?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
No I haven't found the problem yet it seems to be that the bucket cylinder collapses when I push myself back
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

Have you pressure tested the cylinder?

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