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Old 03-13-2018, 11:49 AM
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The way those springs are likely to want to fly out, try to prepare a LARGE clean area to do your rebuild. I've used an old sheet to cover an area when working on a hydraulic valve.
A couple of minutes of preparation will be time well spent!

I have a steering valve that needs repaired.......may get Jon to help with that!
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This is a perfectly timed thread. I have a spare steering unit in my garage that leaked like that, and I plan to rebuild it in the spring.
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Well, I received my kit this week and attacked the orbital on Saturday. Would have been done in about 45 min, but I got cocky on the last segment going back together and the Jesus Springs ended up setting me back about 40 minutes. So all in all, after torquing the unit together, bout 1.5 hours total.

Decided to try it today after installing the lines last night. To my amazement, large streams of oil did not appear, and the steering wheel actually moved the wheels correctly. I'll check it out better after the whole tractor is pressure washed.

The thing operates really smooth and sounds better. It also doesn't make that strange noise when hitting the end stops.
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Good work, Sir!

For everyone who has rebuilt a steering valve. Do you put new springs in or just the orings?
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Well done
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Ya did good junebug.
Always like a "happy ending"
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Good work, Sir!

For everyone who has rebuilt a steering valve. Do you put new springs in or just the orings?
Put in everything that comes in the kit.
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Good job! What kit did you end up getting? FYI, it helps to have an ice cold beverage while rebuilding those.
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It's not as bad of a job as some think. Except for the springs you sailed right through it. Good work!
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Ordered my seal kit....and a new set of springs....just in case!
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