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Cant get a wrench on the fitting on the pump to get hose off

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cant get a wrench on the fitting on the pump to get hose off to drive motor hose blew to drive motor got hose off motor end but cant get any type of wrench I have to go on the pump end and be able to turn it without hitting something
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Construction and Road Equipment
Expert:  catmastertech replied 1 year ago.


What are you working on?

Model? Full serial number?

Which side is this?

Do you have angle or line wrenches?

Sometimes a large crowsfoot wrench may help?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
sorry 287b cat skid steer
Expert:  catmastertech replied 1 year ago.

For these machines, I use my angle wrenches and remove any line that is in the way. If I still don't have clearance, I will remove the fitting too.

No special tools are needed for these hoses. Harbor Freight or Northern Hydraulics have some cheap sets. Anyone doing hydraulic work will need 1 and 1/16 through 1 and 1/2 inch sizes. (These are open end wrenches with one end angled more than normal wrenches.)

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