ASSEMBLE - Continued.
REASSEMBLE PISTON ROD.
Do not clamp piston rod against metal jaws
in vise. Use vise jaw caps between vise jaws
and piston rod. Damage to chrome surface
of piston rod can result.
Clamp piston rod (3) in a bench vise on
square end. Pad vise jaws with vise jaw
New seals and preformed packings are
preformed packings to conform to original
shape before installing cylinder head and
piston on rod. Bypass leakage can result
from poor installation.
Allow one hour for seals and preformed
packings to conform to original shape.
Hydraulic oil can be moderately flammable
and can be an irritant to the skin, eyes, and
exposure. Eye protection and rubber gloves
must be worn when working with hydraulic
preformed packing with clean hydraulic oil.
Install cylinder head (1) onto piston rod (3).
Slide cylinder head down length of piston
packings when sliding over threads. Sharp
preformed packings. Damaged preformed
packings will cause leakage and affect
Install preformed packing (7) onto piston
rod. Ensure preformed packing seats in
groove on rod (3).
Slide piston (5) onto piston rod (3).
Have a second person support unclamped
end of the piston rod and install self-locking
hex nut (6) onto threaded end of rod.
Tighten to 200 lb-ft (271 Nm) using socket
Remove piston rod from bench vise.
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