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Re: How do you flush hydraulics?

----- Original Message -----
From: Dave C. <conner@cfm.ohio-state.edu>
To: Southerlin, Russell S <russell.s.southerlin@lmco.com>
Cc: <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 1999 12:10 AM
Subject: re: How do you flush hydraulics?

> Russ asks...
> >what is the best way to flush the Pentosin from the hydrauilc system.
> With the engine idling, and the pump pressure line in a bucket, keep
> replacing fluid in the reservoir until it runs clear.  It comes out fast.
> You may want to clean out the reservoir if it's coated with sludge, also
> clean the filter inside the reservoir if it's cruddy.
> Dave C.

    I think you'd want to be careful using this flushing procedure. If you
run the pump out of oil, you'll probably ruin it.

Fred Munro
'91 200q  271k km