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Category: Industrial Equipment
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LOOKING ONE THAT KNOWS ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE 2 POST LIFT

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LOOKING FOR SOME ONE THAT KNOWS ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE 2 POST LIFT PUMPS. I have a 2 post lift that a guy left in air not on the lock for 3 weeks and not it will not go up to get off the locks to let car down.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Industrial Equipment
Expert:  Wayne replied 8 months ago.
Hi I'm Wayne I will try to help you with this is this air over hydraulic, most are
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
It is a 220volt electric motor and pump with 4 gal reservoir
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
No air involved
Expert:  Wayne replied 8 months ago.
Thank you for that is the hydraulic fullcan you hear the motor running
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
motor works will not lift up. we jacked it up to get it off lock and the release valve is not stuck open because it held until I pushed lever the it slowly went down. It is a DURO Manufacturing lift power unit.
Expert:  Wayne replied 8 months ago.
Hi So it did come done OK, after you took pressure off the cylinder ??
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
it came down but will not pump up
Expert:  Wayne replied 8 months ago.
Thank you for that what you need to do is put a 15k Lb gauge on the line going out to the cylinder an see what type pressure you have my thoughts are internal leak in the pump
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
does not register on guage
Expert:  Wayne replied 8 months ago.
Hi you already done that , or gauge built in so that is the pump that failed that needs to be removed and sent out for repair I hope this helped you
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
have no idea where to get kit to fit it or where to have rebuilt
Expert:  Wayne replied 8 months ago.
Hi I will search for you most Hydraulic pump shops do that