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komatsu forklift

Discussion in 'Forklifts/Telehandlers' started by gordon macritchie, Feb 1, 2020.

  1. gordon macritchie

    gordon macritchie New Member

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    hi can anyone help me with my old komatsu forklift it is a fg105 model with nissan/datsun engine, the engine is straining when forks are tilted forward, tilt back ok and up down is fine, steering is a bit heavy too, is there a hydraulic filter or screen in the system cant see any. the hyd oil looks ok
     
  2. tool_king

    tool_king Senior Member

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    You will have a suction strainer in the tank .You should also have a spin on or in the tank return hydraulic filter .
     
  3. gordon macritchie

    gordon macritchie New Member

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    have found the spin on filter cant see any other strainers/filters, will get the oil and filter changed and take it from there
     
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    There should be a cover on top of the tank you can take off to look in the tank.
     
  5. gordon macritchie

    gordon macritchie New Member

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    yes found the filter, its a screw on metal mesh filter looked online cant see any listed for the forklift, very hard to find any parts for this machine!