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JCB 215S

Discussion in 'Tractor/Loader/Backhoes' started by Flying, Sep 8, 2019.

  1. Flying

    Flying New Member

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    New member seeking advice on suitable hydraulic oil options which cost less than JCB Hyd oil. Possibly a “no zinc” AW 46 oil? Also advice on how to flush old hyd oil from the lines, cylinders, valves etc. when changing out hyd oil? Anyone flushed out a system by replacing filters and oil then disconnecting return lines, operating cylinders in and out....catching return oil in a container until all is clean.....while keeping tank topped off with new oil? Thank you in advance for your help.
     
  2. Tinkerer

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    Welcome to HEF, Flying !
    A good quality AW46 should be ok if it meets JCB's specs.
    Here is a link to thread about flushing a hydraulic system. There are two links in that thread that will give you detailed instructions for it.
     
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    Thank you for the quick reply. Could not see the links??? Would you send again?? Thanks again!
     
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    Thank you Tinkerer!!!