© 2003 SPX Corporation
Issue Date: Rev. C, February 14, 2005
CAUTION: Failure to follow these warnings could cause damage and / or failure of equipment,
which may result in personal injury or property damage. To prevent personal injury and damage to
Study and understand all safety precautions and operating instructions before using this cylinder.
If the operator cannot read these instructions, operating instructions and safety precautions must
be read and discussed in the operator’s native language.
Wear protective eyewear that meets the requirements of ANSI Z87.1 and OSHA.
Inspect the jack before each use; do not use the jack if it’s damaged, altered, or in poor condition.
Use the jack for lifting purposes only.
A load must never exceed the rated lifting capacity of the jack. Secure the load with tie down loops.
Only use the jack on a hard, level surface.
Stay clear of lifted loads, and the pinch points of the jack.
Do not modify the jack or use adapters unless approved or supplied by OTC.
Lower the jack slowly and carefully while watching the position of the jack saddle.
Use only approved hydraulic fluid (Mobile DTE #13 or equivalent). The use of alcohol, hydraulic brake
fluid, or transmission oil could damage seals and result in jack failure.
This guide cannot cover every situation, so always do the job with safety first.
Parts List & Operating Instructions Form No. 520825
Bleeding Air From The Jack
1. Depress and hold down the release pedal while operating the pump pedal 5–10 times.
2. Release air from the bottle jack by carefully lifting a corner of the fill plug on the side of the bottle jack.
To raise the jack, operate the pump pedal.
To lower the jack, SLOWLY depress the release pedal.
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