1. Thank you for visiting HeavyEquipmentForums.com! Our objective is to provide industry professionals a place to gather to exchange questions, answers and ideas. We welcome you to register using the "Register" icon at the top of the page. We'd appreciate any help you can offer in spreading the word of our new site. The more members that join, the bigger resource for all to enjoy. Thank you!
  2. ALL NEW MEMBERS READ THIS FIRST!! Thank you for joining Heavy Equipment Forums! If you are new to forums we communicate with "Threads", please search our threads to see if your topic may have already been answered and if not then click "Post New Thread" in the appropriate forum. This will allow all of our members to see your question and give you the best chance to be answered. After you've made a number of posts you will graduate to Full Member status where you'll see a few more privileges. Following these guidelines will help make this the best resource for heavy equipment on the net. Thanks for joining us and I hope you enjoy your stay!!

LS- 58 swing issue

Discussion in 'Cranes' started by SHMC, May 4, 2022.

  1. SHMC

    SHMC New Member

    May 3, 2022
    New York
    I have a mid 1950s Link Belt LS-58. Recently it has been having an issue swinging to the left. With a small push on the counter-weight it will start to go. The clutch cylinder was leaking so I replaced that hoping it would solve the issue but did not. I started to think maybe the oil dripping all over the place when the cylinder was leaking is just causing the shoes to slip. My next step is to get everything cleaned up. But if it is only in the one spot could it be a different issue? I figured if it was just wet in there it would happen more than in just one specific spot in one direction. Anyone got any ideas on what it could be?