Do not scratch or damage the wear surface of rod, piston, or gland. Follow this
precaution to prevent failure of the cylinder.
Use a suitable tool to pull rod (9) out approximately 5 in. (127 mm) for removal of gland (10).
Place a container under gland (10) to catch oil contained in cylinder.
Use a spanner wrench to remove gland (10) from cylinder tube (2). Pull gland out of cylinder
far enough to unseat preformed packing (11). Allow oil to drain into container. Discard
Use care when removing rod and
piston assembly to prevent wear
ring damage. Keep rod in line with
cylinder tube to prevent binding.
Remove rod (9) and piston (12) as an assembly from cylinder tube (2).
Place rod (9) and piston (12) assembly on suitable supports to prevent damage.
Remove two wear rings (13) from piston (12).
Do not nick or scratch seal groove during removal of seal. Failure to follow this
precaution will cause part damage.
Remove seal (l4) from piston (12).
The nut may need to be heated with a torch for removal.
Remove nut (15) and piston (12) from rod (9). Discard nut.
Remove preformed packing (16) from piston (12) bore. Discard preformed packing.
Remove tube (17) from rod (9).
Remove gland (10) from rod (9).