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 08-22-2004, 23:21 Post: 94141
D Land
2004-08-22 23:21:18
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 hydraulic fluid seepage

I have a Mahindra 3505. When using the tractor there is considerable seepage of fluid in the area below the seat. Is some seepage normal? How much indicates a problem?

Thanks,
D. Land






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 08-23-2004, 05:25 Post: 94150
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 hydraulic fluid seepage

If it's diesel then it should be repaired. The most likely source is a hydraulic fitting. There may be a loader valve near the front and some lift components near the rear. It's fairly common for hydraulic fittings to seep but it shouldn't happen if a good mechanic took time to do proper assemblies.

Fittings aren't too difficult to reseal--using liquid or tape sealer as directed. Over-tightening fittings often makes seepage worse instead of better.






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