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Title: Hydralic jacks leaking Power gear
Post by: William52 on October 09, 2017, 07:18:08 PM
I have one leaking has anyone tried rebuilding them and where to find parts. Thanks in advance.
Title: Re: Hydralic jacks leaking Power gear
Post by: Dank1945 on October 27, 2017, 07:08:29 PM
I had one Power Gear jack rebuilt this year. I removed it and took it to an hydraulic repair shop. I could have done it myself, but I couldn't open it up to access the seals inside. They charged me $200 Cad. and it was ready in two days. I tend to do all my mechanical maintenance, but in this case, it was probably a good idea to pay someone that knows what they are doing. I will do the same next time.
The shop also told me that in some model of jacks they are very difficult to open them up, but they have found a way to do them also. I don't know where you are located, so I won't mention the location of this shop. I am in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.
Title: Re: Hydralic jacks leaking Power gear
Post by: Old_Crow on October 28, 2017, 07:00:19 AM
Yeah, all the jacks on my coach are leaking at one time or another.  I called around Little Rock(I'm in Arkansas)and found several hydraulic shops that would rebuild the cylinders.  Charges are about $125/cyl, if I remove them from the coach and take them in.

Just google "hydraulic repair" in whatever city you're near.
Title: Re: Hydralic jacks leaking Power gear
Post by: Utclmjmpr on October 28, 2017, 02:47:23 PM
 Lucas oil stop leak.>>>D
Title: Re: Hydralic jacks leaking Power gear
Post by: William52 on October 29, 2017, 06:26:39 AM
Lucas oil stop leak.>>>D
(Maybe worth a try? Maybe warmer weather also going to Florida soon and leaving Michigan for the winter.) Thanks all...
Title: Re: Hydralic jacks leaking Power gear
Post by: William52 on November 06, 2017, 08:24:33 AM
Update now that we are in Flo rida the leaking jack is not currently leaking but will need seals soon?
Title: Re: Hydralic jacks leaking Power gear
Post by: QZ on November 06, 2017, 08:42:12 AM
As mentioned, if you can remove the cylinder then take it to a shop. They are not difficult to repack IF you have done it before. Some require a special pinned spanner wrench, some require a notched type wrench and some have various spiral rings or snap rings. Depending on the packing style some can be a real bear to work with and some use a "guide" sleeve for installing the seals.
Title: Re: Hydralic jacks leaking Power gear
Post by: Old_Crow on November 07, 2017, 06:03:48 AM
Found this   https://www.lci1.com/assets/content/support/sheets/pg-82-L0352.pdf

Might help you.