3-4-11 Telescoping Cylinder
Removal, Repair and Replacement. See figure 3-21.
This procedure assumes a complete removal, repair and replacement of the assembly.
This procedure requires the surge bin to be in the transport configuration for the removal of the hydraulic
telescoping cylinders. The main support beams must be lowered for the cylinder to be removed. If one or
all of the cylinders are to be removed while the machine is In the operating position, contact the
manufacturer of the surge bin.
Match mark the hoses and ports on the cylinder. Remove the hydraulic hoses connected to the top of the
telescoping cylinder. Use a clean pail to capture the hydraulic oil. Cap the ends of the hoses and plug the cylinder
Remove the cotter pins Installed in the upper cylinder pin on the cylinder to be removed.
Remove the upper cylinder pin
Remove the cotter pins in the lower cylinder pin and remove the lower pin.
Remove the telescoping cylinder.
Repeat this process for each of the remaining hydraulic cylinders that are to be removed.
Clean the outside of the cylinder(s) and pin(s).
Repeat this for each of the telescoping cylinders to be removed
The cylinder should be disassembled and repaired by an authorized hydraulic repair facility. Contact the
manufacturer of the cylinder for the closest repair facility.
Install the cylinder into the surge bin support frame.
Install the lower pin and insert the cotter pins and lock.