11-6. HYDRAULIC RESERVOIR MAINTENANCE
a. I n s p e c t i o n . This task covers inspection of hydraulic reservoir.
MATERIALS/PARTS: Clean cloths (Appendix C, item 1)
INSPECTION (SHEET 1 OF 2)
At front of loader, unlock and open access door and slowly loosen fill
c a p ( 1 ) t o r e l i e v e a i r p r e s s u r e .
Inspect hydraulic reservoir for hydraulic oil leakage at bottom. Check
reservoir for cracks, dents, or broken welds. If any of these conditions
are seen, report them to direct support maintenance.
Remove fill cap (1) and 0-ring. Check fill cap for cracks, breaks, or
damaged or deformed threads. Check 0-ring for distortion or deteriora-
tion. Replace 0-ring and fill cap if any of the above are seen.
Inspect sight gage (2) for cracked, chipped, or broken glass. If any of
these conditions are seen, drain hydraulic oil until oil level is just
below sight gage tube (page 11-79). Then, remove sight gage using open
end wrench and install new sight gage. Add hydraulic oil as necessary
Remove dirt and grease from sight gage (2) using clean cloth. Look at
sight gage and see if hydraulic oil can be seen in gage. Add oil as ne-
cessary (page 11-78).