Clean the outside of the cylinder before disassembly.
Use the following tools to disassemble the cylinder:
MEL1074 – O-ring Seal Hook
MEL1075 – Adjustable Gland Nut Wrench
MEL1075-1 – Standard Pins
Hold the hydraulic cylinder over a drain pan and move the rod in and out slowly to remove the fluid from the cylinder.
Put the base end of the cylinder in a vise.
Insert the adjustable gland nut wrench into the two holes (Item 1) [Figure 20-23-15] to loosen the head.
Remove the head and the rod assembly from the cylinder [Figure 20-23-16]. Put the rod end in a vise.
Remove the nut (Item 1), piston (Item 2) and head (Item 3) [Figure 20-23-16].
Remove the seal (Item 1) [Figure 20-23-17] from the piston.
Remove the O-ring (Item 1) and the back-up ring (Item 2) [Figure 20-23-18] from the head.
NOTE: The O-ring (Item 1) and back-up ring (Item 2) [Figure 20-23-18] are no longer available parts. The seal kit will contain a one piece seal that is used in place of the O-ring and back-up ring.
Remove the O-ring (Item 3) [Figure 20-23-18].
Remove the wiper seal (Item 1) and rod seal (Item 2) from the inside of the head (Item 3) [Figure 20-23-19].
Remove plug (Item 1) and O-ring (Item 2) [Figure 20-23-20].
Remove the dust seals (Item 1) and bushing (Item 2) [Figure 20-23-21].