Hyster H160:
clutch housing not scavenging

hello all, i have mid 1960s vintage with wet clutch. bell housing is filling w/hyd oil and leaking from starter. no scavenge pump. theres a housing piped to bottom of clutch housing. can i get a much needed primer on this valve assy? thanks in advance mike
  • Posted 30 Apr 2009 06:38
  • Discussion started by aloris
  • New York, United States
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fly, the orifice in question was plugged w/silicone from recent venture into clutch housing to renew driven disc facing. i have no history with this truck other than the fact that it sat un-used for 2 yrs before getting this unkemped eyesore left at my doorstep. i have not seen blue silicone for at least that many years. thanks aloris
  • Posted 3 Jun 2009 10:35
  • Reply by aloris
  • New York, United States
I am not sure of your model, but could it be a velocity styled orifice with venturi effect (creates suction) inside of a boxed unit? Disassembly and a thorough cleaning and proper reassembly may solve the problem.
  • Posted 16 May 2009 13:25
  • Reply by flyfisherman
  • Utah, United States
thanks mike n, we took the starter off and the level was up and over the starter. the valve on the bottom of the housing has a multitude of hoses,but no scavenge pump. what the story??? mike a
  • Posted 8 May 2009 04:04
  • Reply by aloris
  • New York, United States
I believe that the oil goes back to tank whn it reaches a certain level. Just a simple pipe that leads back to the resevoir...

Sounds like you actually have a starter problem.
The starter needs to be a sealed unit. I even open up the rebuilt units, and add silicone around the solenoid locating tab to prevent leaks.
You'll also run into problems with missing/damaged seal washers on the bolt for the bendix-lever.
  • Posted 7 May 2009 06:32
  • Reply by mike_n
  • Alberta, Canada

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