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I need to add ATF fluid to my hydraulic reservoir in my 2015 36CKTS. No room to pour, tried using funnel attached to long tube, but 1/4 of quart stays in tube.

Any suggestions from those who have actually added this fluid in their Cedar Creek?
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Old 10-15-2018, 10:43 AM   #2
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I need to add ATF fluid to my hydraulic reservoir in my 2015 36CKTS. No room to pour, tried using funnel attached to long tube, but 1/4 of quart stays in tube.

Any suggestions from those who have actually added this fluid in their Cedar Creek?
Harbor freight has a hand transfer bulb style pump.works excellent.
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Old 10-15-2018, 10:46 AM   #3
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I need to add ATF fluid to my hydraulic reservoir in my 2015 36CKTS. No room to pour, tried using funnel attached to long tube, but 1/4 of quart stays in tube.

Any suggestions from those who have actually added this fluid in their Cedar Creek?
Turkey baster.
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Old 10-15-2018, 03:43 PM   #4
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I have a hand transfer pump from Amsiol that I can use if needed.
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Old 10-15-2018, 05:04 PM   #5
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Have any of you actually added ATF to your Cedar Creek? Bought transfer bulb, did not work. Turkey baster got more on me than in reservoir, plus I need to add 2 quarts, not practical.

Using a funnel attached to a tube, does work, but leaves too much in tube. I will buy more ATF and use tube, as I have no better way.

I am looking for one of those pumps you attach to your electric drill. That might work.

What I am really looking for is someone who actually added ATF to their Cedar Creek.

Thank you for your responses.
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Why would you need to add 2 quarts???????? If it is that low, you have a major leak.
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Walmart has a plastic accordion type hose with a cap that screws onto the plastic bottle. Just stretch it out and tip the bottle. Think it was $2.00 to $3.00 for it. Works great.
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Trans-And-Oil-Spout/16889149
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Why would you need to add 2 quarts???????? If it is that low, you have a major leak.
No leaks. Been full timing for 3 years now, that is hundreds of setting up and taking down. I notice on my way to Goshen this year for the FROG rally, my slide came out 2 inches while traveling. Jamie, at the rally, suggest I check my hydraulic fluid, which is the first time I checked it in 3 years. That is how I first knew it was low. Now, I am trying to add more, about 2 quarts I guess.
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No way it should ever need fluid unless there is a leak.

I spent years chasing slides 'falling out'. Turns out it was a leak in the reefer Slide and bedroom slide. Yes, you should keep an eye out on your reservoir, especially when all slides and jacks are retracted. But you should go 100 years without adding if there is no leak. It doesn't evaporate.
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