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7108 ford loader lift cylinder leaking won't raise loader,

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7108 ford loader lift cylinder leaking won't raise loader
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Construction Equipment Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts.
Customer: Cylinder leaking on 7108 ford won't lift loader after I replaced hydraulic lines
JA: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Tried bleeding lines at the cylinder it works half sometimes when you have the fitting loose but tighten the fitting the cylinder leaks bad
JA: Anything else you want the construction mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Worked fine before was move a dirt pile when the line split bought knew line replaced now cylinder leaks and won't lift bucket
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Construction and Road Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

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

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

Leak coming out around the cylinder rod?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

Could the rod have gotten bent when hose broke?