[Public-List] Hurth transmission--hot or cold for changing/checking oil?
Mike Lehman via Public-List
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Wed Sep 13 04:42:56 PDT 2017
I have a universal M4-30 in my Alberg 30 and have the same issue reading
the dip stick for the transmission. To solve this, I use a small diameter
wooden dowel to measure the level. The transmission oil shows up well on
On Sep 12, 2017 10:20 PM, "Randy Katz via Public-List" <
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> > Greetings, All,
> Here's an easy question--When checking or changing transmission oil (Hurth
> trans. on my M3-20B Universal) is it best to have the thing hot or cold?
> The operator's manual and service manual--neither one specifies, which
> seems odd.
> For this business an oil pump is really required as only about a cup of the
> .75 quart capacity drains out by gravity via the under plug due to the tilt
> of the engine.
> Also, I find reading the oil level on the dipstick (round not flat)
> incredibly difficult. The reddish ATF-Dextron-II-compatible goo just
> doesn't show up. I tried lightly sanding the end of the dipstick thinking
> that might help the oil to "stick" more visibly--barely helps. Why the heck
> don't they have a dipstick you can read easily? Arg.
> Also, given the small amount of oil the transmission requires, how precise
> does one need to worry about being? Plus, since engine and tranny are
> tilted, how accurately set are the dipstick marks? I'm thinking probably
> not very, but I sure don't want to contribute to any problems, so I do the
> best I can.
> Thank You,
> Best Regards,
> Randy Katz
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