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Bottle jack seal/o-ring replacing ?

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Jeff B

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So I thought I had fully opened the release valve on my pretty new "Big Red" bottle jack, the piston didn't fully drop so naturally I pushed it down the rest of the way with my foot .... aaaaaand I ruptured on of the seals and the hydraulic fluid made helluva mess. Can you replace the seals on one of these jacks or is it a goner ?  

 

Thanks, all ;-)

JB ;-)
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13 mins ago, giant basshole said:

Pushing it down with your foot ruptured the seal ? The seal on the piston ?

 Not sure which seal honestly but yes, gushed hydraulic fluid outta somewhere after pushing piston down manually. Pretty sure it didn't seep outta the filler plug. Tossed it into a bucket until further diagnosis.

JB ;-)
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2 hours ago, Jeff B said:

 Not sure which seal honestly but yes, gushed hydraulic fluid outta somewhere after pushing piston down manually. Pretty sure it didn't seep outta the filler plug. Tossed it into a bucket until further diagnosis.

Don’t think I could ever trust a Jack that failed from depressing it with my foot and it failed.Harbor freight has a decent selection 

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