How to Troubleshoot a Viking 2 Ton Hydraulic Jack?

Answer A Viking 2 ton hydraulic jack is used by professional and amateur car mechanics to lift vehicles in order to repair them. It can also be used for tire changes, although it's really too large to kee... Read More »

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How to Add Oil to a Hydraulic Jack?

Hydraulic jacks are used to lift heavy objects, such as cars. They are standard tools in automotive shops. Hydraulic jacks require fluid to push the pistons that lift heavy objects off of the groun... Read More »

How to Add Oil to Hydraulic Jack?

When it's time to work on your car, usually it involves a hydraulic jack in one form or another. Maybe you need to change the oil or do the brakes. But if the hydraulic jack is low on oil, then not... Read More »

How to Re-Oil a Hydraulic Jack?

When under-the-car repairs need to be made, hydraulic jacks, or floor jacks, are an invaluable tool. Hydraulic jacks use a hydraulic cylinder to build pressure and exert the force needed to lift he... Read More »

How do I Diagnose a Hydraulic Jack?

Hydraulic jacks use oil that is drawn from a reservoir and forced into a plunger cavity. Upward strokes of the handle draw the oil, which is maintained in the cavity through hydraulic pressure. Rel... Read More »