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I have a JD 830 European style tractor. We had a major leak

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I have a JD 830 European style tractor. We had a major leak in the hydraulic hoses and after repairing that, the lift arms will not lift. the hydraulic pump in the front of the tractor is very hot and I am guessing air in the lines. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

!! Pump is air locked!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Remove one of the hoses directly at the pump. Use grease gun, or hand, and pack the pump gears with grease. Re-install the hose and start tractor.With the grease, it should have enough suction to start the oil flowing.