There is a big difference between replacing hydraulic fluid and flushing the system.
Replacing hydraulic fluid only involves draining old fluid and adding new fluid; flushing the entire system is much more thorough, and aids in eliminating both contaminants and old fluid
. In an ideal world, fluid would only ever need to
. However, there are situations in which the hydraulic system
In this Shop Talk Blog post, we will discuss the why and how of flushing the hydraulic system on your construction equipment