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Old 03-07-2016, 08:37 PM   #11
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Quick question. Does anyone know where to check and fill the hydraulic fluid for the Big Foot levelers? Also, what type of fluid? Curious how much fluid I lost due to the leak. My system is installed on a 2016 Forester 3171DS. Thx, Ben
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Quick question. Does anyone know where to check and fill the hydraulic fluid for the Big Foot levelers? Also, what type of fluid? Curious how much fluid I lost due to the leak. My system is installed on a 2016 Forester 3171DS. Thx, Ben
Ben, it's the box that all the hoses attaches to. The side comes off with great difficulty per my dealer's mechanic. My dealer gave me a quart of what looks like ATF when I had my leak. But you should check the BigFoot site to make sure of the type of ATF.
The mechanic at the dealer said to buy a cheap trigger oil gun with a flex hose as it's near impossible to pour it in.

Just checked BigFoot, use dexron IiI only, never hydraulic fluid.
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Ben, it's the box that all the hoses attaches to. The side comes off with great difficulty per my dealer's mechanic. My dealer gave me a quart of what looks like ATF when I had my leak. But you should check the BigFoot site to make sure of the type of ATF.

The mechanic at the dealer said to buy a cheap trigger oil gun with a flex hose as it's near impossible to pour it in.



Just checked BigFoot, use dexron IiI only, never hydraulic fluid.

Thx for the info Sage.
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