How to Check the Hydraulic Fluid Levels in a Car Jack?

Answer Hydraulic jacks are manufactured in many different sizes to accommodate lifting everything from a compact car to a large truck or trailer. No matter what the lifting capacity of the jack is, all hy... Read More »

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How to Change Hydraulic Jack Fluid Yourself?

Hydraulic jacks are available in many different forms. A bottle jack, so named because of its upright bottle-shaped cylinder, is available in lifting capacities from 1 ton to more than 100 tons. A ... Read More »

How to Fill a Model G-489 Hydraulic Floor Jack With Fluid?

The Pro-Lift G-489/G-2489 series garage jack utilizes a hand-powered hydraulic ram to lift loads of up to 2 1/2 tons. Hydraulic fluid level and condition is essential for the jack to safely achieve... Read More »

How to Check Hydraulic Fluid?

Vehicles use hydraulic fluid for the brakes and clutch for manual transmissions. When checking hydraulic fluid, check the amount of fluid along, with the boiling point and amount of water it contai... Read More »

How to Check the Fluid for a Hydraulic Clutch in Your Car?

Cars with manual transmissions (stick shift) use either hydraulics (which uses fluid) or a cable to connect your clutch pedal to the transmission. If your car has a hydraulic clutch, the fluid must... Read More »