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Hydrophilic cylinder drifting or creeping. When would you

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Hydrophilic cylinder drifting or creeping.
When would you expect (running hours or age) to start having issues with cylinder creep on a TB216 1.6T mini excavator?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Construction and Road Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 9 months ago.

Hello! Let's see if we can work together and come to a satisfactory conclusion!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 9 months ago.

One cylinder only ,creeping, and will not hold load? Internal cylinder leakage. Reseal the cylinder.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 9 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Hi Curtis. The machine has 110 hours and has started to drop. I have checked the Tackeuchi Specs and they allow a drop although I would expect this to be for a machine that is older.
Can you please advise further.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

Is it within specs on the drift? If not the cylinder likley has internal leakage. Is the unit in warranty, now would be the time to have it repaired.

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