Care must be taken to ensure that fluids are contained during performance of inspection, maintenance, testing, adjusting and repair of the product. Be prepared to collect the fluid with suitable containers before opening any compartment or disassembling any component containing fluids.
Refer to Special Publication, NENG2500, "AVSpare Dealer Service Tool Catalog" for tools and supplies suitable to collect and contain fluids on AVSpare products.
Dispose of all fluids according to local regulations and mandates.
- Operate the machine for a few minutes before obtaining the oil sample. Operate the hydraulic controls. This will thoroughly mix the hydraulic oil for a more accurate sample.
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- Open the engine access door on the left side of the machine. The sampling valve for the hydraulic oil is located on the hydraulic oil filter base beneath the cab on the left side of the machine.
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- Use the in-line sampling valve in order to obtain a sample of hydraulic oil.
- Close the engine access door.
Reference: For more information, refer to Special Publication, SEBU6250, "AVSpare Machine Fluids Recommendations", "S·O·S Oil Analysis" and Special Publication, PEHP6001, "How To Take A Good Oil Sample".