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Section 7: Lubrication and Fluids
Steering & Cargo Lift Cylinder Fluid
Hydraulic fluid under pressure can penetrate skin. Wear protective gloves and safety glasses or goggles when working with hydraulic systems. use a piece of cardboard or wood rather than hands when searching for hydraulic leaks. If hydraulic fluid is injected into the skin, it must be surgically removed within a few hours by a doctor or gangrene may result.
The hydraulic fluid operates the power steering, cargo lift and hydraulic controlled accessory equipment. For your safety and the safety of others it is important that the hydraulic fluid be maintained. If the reservoir is loosing fluid frequently, have a Land Pride Dealer inspect the vehicle.
Hydraulic Fluid Maintenance Schedule
Check fluid reservoir monthly.
Fill reservoir immediately if low or if hydraulics are
Hydraulic Fluid Type and Capacity See also "Section 10: Specifications and Capacities" on page 40
Type of fluid: Dextron 3 automatic transmission fluid
Quantity: 2 quarts. Tank should be 3/4 full when all
accessories are in retracted position.
Hydraulic Fluid Level Check Refer to Figure 7-10
The fluid reservoir is located on the driver’s side under the seat. Visually inspect fluid level inside the reservoir. Remove filler cap and add automatic transmission fluid if low.
Grease Type Lubrication
There are several points on the vehicle that require lubrication. It is important that these points be lubricated frequently to maintain ease of lever operation and to ensure long bearing life.
Driveline U-Joints Refer to Figure 7-11 and Figure7-12
Grease every 100 hours of operation
Type of Grease: Multipurpose
Quantity: 3 or 4 pumps of the grease gun. Stop adding
grease if lubricant is emerging through the seals.
Front Drive Line U-Joint Figure 7-11
Rear Drive Line U-Joint Figure7-12
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