Purge Procedure Download

Purge Hydraulic System

Purge air from hydraulic system after draining oil or changing a filter.

Step 1 - 2
  1. The rear side of the unit should be raised up and supported by jack stands to ensure no load is on the hydraulic system. Secure the front tires to ensure no movement.
  2. Start engine, move throttle lever to fast position and release parking brake.
Steps 3 - 4
  1. Slowly move steering levers forward and backward 5 or 6 times.
  2. Stop engine.
Steps 5 - 6
  1. Check oil level and add oil if needed.
  2. Repeat steps 1 - 4 until transaxles operate smoothly in forward and reverse at normal speed without excessive noise.