Topic Hydraulic Hose Inspections – What to Look For


You’ve heard that old saying: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” right? Well it holds true for your hydraulic hose maintenance for your vehicle’s transmission. Fully functioning hydraulic hoses are vital to a variety of transmission-related features on all makes and models of vehicles. To keep the drivetrain for your car, 4×4, or agricultural vehicle in optimal condition, it’s necessary to perform routine inspections on hydraulic hoses.

Usually the First To Go

Your vehicle will suffer from normal wear-and-tear over the years, and the hydraulic hose is typically the first of the transmission system to wear down. Our qualified transmission specialists know how to check thoroughly for any hose repairs malfunctions long before they compromise your transmission’s performance. The age of your vehicle will often determine how well your hydraulic hose is expected to perform or if you’ll need a hydraulic hose repair.

Stay Two Steps Ahead of Leaks

A hydraulic hose leak is just the start of what can turn into major transmission repair. The best way to avoid such a problem is to constantly check where the leaks are most likely to appear. While it is possible for a hydraulic hose to be punctured, and spring a leak in its tubing, but it’s more likely that a leak appears at the connection end. Loose fittings can be caused by the driving conditions and the driving purposes for your vehicle.

Stop Any Leak ASAP

Since hydraulic hoses are designed to help circulate the high-pressure fluid flowing through the transmission system, any leak is a no-no. This malfunction is crucial to your vehicle’s operation so it should be addressed as soon as possible. Better yet, let the ASE Certified Technicians at L&R Transmissions perform our quick but thorough inspections so we can catch any leaks before they become a problem.

Be Safe!

Hydraulics hoses are not something that you should mess around with if you do not have any experience. Even if you do have experience, you may not have the best equipment. The nature of the hydraulic system can leave someone susceptible to uncontrollable whipping by the hoses and more. Bring your hydraulic hoses to L&R Transmissions in Winston Salem, NC for a complete hydraulic hose inspection, hydraulic hose repair, or hydraulic hose replacement.

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