843 fluid changing

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lynxlynx

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My first post.. How to get all water contamined hydraulic fluid out? I am going to change filters but want to get rid of that water/oil.
 

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I found a good way to remove most of your oil is to remove a hose that connects to your aux hydraulic lines. Run the machine at idle and operate your aux hydraulics and drain it that way. As you have water in there, you will have to dump the oil a few times to get it out. Drain as much fluid as you can. Re-fill your tank and get it working for a while, then dump the oil and filter again. Repeat this a few times.
Are you sure there is water in there? or is the oil just cloudy? cloudy oil can just mean its old, but white is water.
Let us know how you go.
 

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I found a good way to remove most of your oil is to remove a hose that connects to your aux hydraulic lines. Run the machine at idle and operate your aux hydraulics and drain it that way. As you have water in there, you will have to dump the oil a few times to get it out. Drain as much fluid as you can. Re-fill your tank and get it working for a while, then dump the oil and filter again. Repeat this a few times.
Are you sure there is water in there? or is the oil just cloudy? cloudy oil can just mean its old, but white is water.
Let us know how you go.
Remove the hoses on the cylinders and lift the loader up with a chain hoist or something, also try to cycle the bucket tilt cylinder as well. This will get rid of several more qts.
You can also change the hyd filters and open up as many hyd lines as you have time to and let them drain.
And even if you do all this it will take a couple changes or more.
regards
Ken
 
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