BLEED HYDRAULIC SYSTEM (Sheet 1 of 1)
The vehicle hydraulic system is self bleeding,
through operation it eliminates air from the
hydrauIic fluid. Whenever hydrauIic com-
ponents are removed or replaced this
procedure shouId be followed after maint-
Start engine (TM 5-5420-202-10).
Do not pull up clutch lever (A) with engine
running over idle rpm, since power take off
components could be damaged.
Pull up clutch lever (A).
Press accelerator (B) until engine
is running at 1800 rpm.
Pull up accelerator lock (C).
Pull up then push down on all levers, (D thru H) one at a time to actuate each cylinder.
Generally actuating just the cylinder to which hoses or fittings have been removed will
be enough. In addition consider the following:
a. To actuate the hold down cylinder, move overhead cylinder lever (D).
b. To actuate the ejection cylinders you must pull up and hold locking lever (G)
then move ejection lever (H) up (eject) or down (retract).
End of Task