# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Diesel Equipment Technology III Task 1523576423

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify the cause of seal failure.

Definition

Identification should include
  • performing visual checks and operational tests to verify the operation of each actuator
  • taking an oil sample
  • disassembling actuator to access seals and determine cause of failure
  • repairing as necessary.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the #1 cause of hydraulic seal failure?
  • What procedures need to be followed when making a seal repair?