This servicing information is provided as a best practices guide. It is not intended to replace or supersede the service instructions supplied by your engine or vehicle manufacturer.
Check the filter service indicator Check to see that the OEM specified service interval has been reached or that the service indicator shows that the filter is due for servicing.
Turn system off and release pressure Ensure that the hydraulic system is turned off.
Check that there is no pressure present.
Remove the cartridge housing
Remove the used filter and gasket, if applicable Properly dispose of the cartridge according to local regulations.
Clean the head seal area and housing Clean out any sediment from the inside of the filter housing.
Inspect the new filter cartridge for damage Check the new filter you will be installing for any shipping and handling damage. Do not install a damaged filter.
Install and lubricate seals, gaskets and threads. Lubricate the o-rings, gaskets, housing seals and threads with clean system oil.
Install new cartridge into the housing
Align threads. Spin filter until gasket contacts Fit the housing to the filter head as instructions on the housing.
Install housing according to manufacturer instructions
Bleed the hydraulic system and check for leaks
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