Hydraulic hose fix?

Phil Rose pjrose at frontiernet.net
Thu Jul 18 16:51:02 EDT 2002

At 1:21 PM -0500 7/18/02, mallick at mail.utexas.edu wrote:
>The hydraulic hose which runs from the pump to the reservoir is showing signs
>weeping and cracking near the reservoir connection.  Can I just cut the hose
>back a bit and splice in a new piece to connect to the reservoir, or should
>I replace the whole thing?

It shouldn't be necessary to "splice" a new piece. Just cut off the
minimum--i.e., the section that's now stretched over the nipple--and
there should be enough slack to clamp the hose back on.


Phil Rose
Rochester, NY
mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net

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