REMOVE - Continued.
connections must be shielded and
hydraulic pressure slowly bled off
before removing hydraulic hoses. If
line pressure is not allowed to bleed
off, hose connection will emit a high-
energy spray when opened. Failure
to shield connection and slowly bleed
off hydraulic pressure may result in
serious injuries to personnel.
flammable and can be an irritant to
system. Avoid prolonged exposure.
Eye protection and rubber gloves
must be worn when working with
Place a wrench on hose (2). Cover hoses with
machinery wiping towels. Fold machinery wiping
towels as necessary to cover hoses with 3 to 4
thicknesses of material.
Carefully crack open hose (2) and wait for
hydraulic oil to start dripping.
Track chain assembly weight should
retract track tensioning cylinder.
Allow 15 minutes for all hydraulic pressure to
bleed off, then open hose a little more. Track
tensioning cylinder should fully retract.
disconnect hose (2) from elbow (3). Drain
hydraulic oil into drip pan.
Plug hose (2) and install tube cap on elbow (3).
Dispose of hydraulic oil in accordance with local
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