The Good Guide to Tractor Hydraulic Cylinder Repair: 5 Essential Steps

By Completely Blogger | March 21, 2023
Tractor hydraulic cylinder repair

Keep Your Agricultural Equipment Running Smoothly with Proper Tractor Hydraulic Cylinder Repair

When it comes to maintaining your agricultural equipment, regular tractor hydraulic cylinder repair is something that you need to do to maintain maximum productivity. Here we outline the steps for successful tractor hydraulic cylinder repair and how Completely Hydraulic can assist you with all your local hydraulic services needs in London, Kent, and Essex.


1. Inspect and Diagnose the Problem

Before starting the repair process, carefully inspect the tractor’s hydraulic cylinder for any signs of wear and tear or damage. The kinds of things you are looking for are leaks, cracks, or bent rods. The key is to figure out the problem so you can determine the correct approach for repair. You can also learn more about the importance of hydraulics in agriculture by visiting our hydraulics-in-agriculture page.

2. Disassemble the Hydraulic Cylinder

To perform the repair, you’ll need to disassemble the hydraulic cylinder. Remove any external components, such as hoses and valves, and carefully take apart the cylinder assembly. Remember to keep track of all parts and their order for reassembly later. If you encounter any issues with valves, Completely Hydraulic offers repairs, 24-hour service, emergencies, and mobile service for valves.


Tractor hydraulic cylinder repair

3. Replace Damaged Components

Once you have disassembled the hydraulic cylinder, go through all the parts and inspect all the components for excessive wear or damage. Replace any parts that are beyond repair, such as seals, rods, or pistons. If there are any other parts that are needed to be replaced that are high-quality or even any expert advice, visit Completely Hydraulic’s trade counter.

4. Reassemble the Hydraulic Cylinder

After replacing damaged components and/or fittings, carefully reassemble the cylinder in the correct order. Ensure that all seals are properly seated and all parts are securely fastened. If you need assistance with the reassembly process, once again, Completely Hydraulic’s plant-hire-repair services can help.



System install Maintenance Service


5. Test and Reinstall the Hydraulic Cylinder

Once its all been put back together, its a good idea to test it for proper functionality and make sure there are no leaks. If everything is in order, reinstall the cylinder on your tractor, reconnect all hoses and valves, and test the hydraulic system’s overall performance.

Regular maintenance and timely tractor hydraulic cylinder repairs are a necessary part of keeping agricultural equipment in top condition. You need to find a one-stop solution for all your local hydraulic services in London, Kent, and Essex.and Completely Hydraulic is such a place, Visit any of the trade counters for expert advice, high-quality components, and reliable hydraulic services.



HYdraulics For Skyscrapers Repair Service



1. How often should I perform hydraulic cylinder repair or maintenance for tractors?

It is recommended to perform a thorough inspection at least once a year or whenever you notice a decline in performance or visible signs of wear or damage. Having a preventative maintenance program for you machines can easily extend the life of your hydraulic cylinders.

2. Can I perform the repairs myself, or should I hire a professional?

Some minor repairs and maintenance tasks can easily be done by the tractor owner but ideally always best to consult a professional hydraulic service provider.

3. What are some common signs that my tractor’s hydraulic cylinder needs repair?

Some common signs that your tractor’s hydraulic cylinder may need repair include:

  • Leaking hydraulic fluid
  • Reduced performance or slow response time
  • Visible damage, such as cracks or bent rods
  • Unusual noises during operation

If you notice any of these signs, pay attention to the issue quickly to prevent further damage or costly repairs. Completely Hydraulic is here to help with all your local hydraulic services needs in London, Kent, and Essex.

Why Choose Us?

We work with clients and companies big and small across a wide range of sectors from construction and static plant to service, maintenance and emergency callouts. We really do specialise in keeping hydraulic machinery moving.

Get In Touch

Head Office Unit 26, Mead Park Industrial Estate, Riverway, Harlow, Essex. CM20 2SE UK


Feed Instagram WPO Image 

Copyright© Completely Hydraulic | All rights reserved