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Damaged Seal Bores

Housing Damaged when seal removed

 Happy new year and welcome to 2015. We wanted to start the year by briefly discussing a problem we see regularly. Seal bores damaged by levering out seals are a major cause of leaks in steering gears. The seals are under pressures of up to 7 bar or 100 Psi. Damage to the seal bore, …

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Season’s Greetings

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Season’s Greetings – From Hydrosteer   We at Hydrosteer would like to take a few moments to thank you for your custom and wish you season’s greetings for this holiday period. We have been busy launching many new product ranges, expanded our Bayswater and Maddington sites and we are currently putting the finishing touches to …

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Draglink Service Information

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Hydrosteer rods ends that have been supplied with a Draglink have been pre-greased and do not require re-greasing. The rod ends fitted to draglink tubes have anti-seize applied to threads. When installing the draglink please ensure safe clearances to all chassis and suspension components are maintained for the full movement of the draglink during operation. The …

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Easy steering system temperature check

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Easy steering system temperature check Power steering systems with intermittent steering system temperatures greater than 120ºC will be damaging pump and gear seals as well as power steering hoses. Decreasing reliability of the power steering systems and increasing maintenance costs. High fluid temperatures can be caused by incorrect pump specification, worn or damaged steering gears and …

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