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Cat 247B3 4in1 Doesnt stay shut

Tones

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Mar 15, 2009
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Ubique
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Ex land clearing contractor, part-time retired
Check the relief valve on the bucket, should be where the hoses attach. If the bucket opens when it's rolled back then it could be the switch on the joystick not centreing, sometimes they just need a cleanout with some air. Hope this helps
 

nickbowers

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Oct 17, 2009
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272
Location
Victoria, Australia
Hi,
Sorry for the late reply, i have noticed the bucket doesnt stay up either. if i have it tilted back against the machine within 2min it is touching the ground.
Could it be the 4in1 bucket ram because it is now leaking. would that be linked to bucket tilt? if i raise the bucket over the cab it stays up for days without moving.
Cheers,
Nick
 
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