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Hyster H80C wet clutch won't release

Discussion in 'Forklifts/Telehandlers' started by Swamp, Jan 22, 2020.

  1. Swamp

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    I bought an old H80C Hyster forklift at auction. I loaded and unloaded it and the clutch worked fine. I didn't use it for several months and now the clutch won't dis-engage. It's a wet clutch and looking in the top cover it is clean. I believe the clutch has a hydraulic assist. Could that be the problem? At the moment ,when looking at the linkage ,it appears to move the pressure plate when the clutch is depressed.
     
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    DOES ANYONE HAVE AN ANSWER TO MY HYSTER H80C FORK LIFT CLUTCH PROBLEM. I REALLY NEED HELP.
     
  3. Ronsii

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    Got any idea of the year? or serial number?? without getting specific you won't get specific answers :) You think it's hydraulic assist... does everything else hydraulic work normal? brakes, steering, lift,etc...?

    I think the serial is on the top right of the frame... right of the seat.
     
  4. Swamp

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    Serial # C5D6989
    The steering works ,mast lifts '
     
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    I have books on F5D series but I know it's not hydraulic assist on the oil clutch.
     
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    Thanks any ideas on why it won't disengage.
     
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    The reason I thought it was a hydraulic assist is the linkage near the clutch housing has two hoses attatched to what looks like a small hyd cylinder.
     
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    Any pics? :)