16-23. ATTACHMENT CYLINDER REPAIR (CONT)
Place a container under gland (3) to
catch oil contained in cylinder.
Remove gland (3) from cylinder tube
(4). Pull gland out of cylinder far
enough to unseat preformed packing
(5). Allow oil to drain into container.
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 (2) and piston (6) as an
assembly from cylinder tube (4).
Place rod (2) and piston (6) as an assembly on supports to prevent damage.
Remove two wear rings (7) from piston (6).
Do not nick or scratch seal groove of piston during removal of seal. Failure to follow this
precaution will cause part damage.
Remove seal (8) from piston (6). Discard seal.
The nut may need to be heated with a torch for removal.
Remove nut (9) and piston (6) from rod (2). Discard nut.