MTD: For a Growing World.

Diagnose & Troubleshoot Log Splitters

Select one of the symptoms below to find possible causes and common solutions

Common Symptoms:

Hydraulic: Slow Cylinder Shaft Speed While Extending and Retracting

Possible Causes Corrective Actions

1Gear sections damaged

See authorized service dealer

Excessive pump inlet vacuum

Make certain pump inlet hoses are clear and unblocked – use short diameter inlet hoses

Slow engine speed

See authorized service dealer

Damaged relief valve

See authorized service dealer

Incorrect oil level

Check oil level

Contaminated oil

Drain oil, clean reservoir and refill

Directional valve leaking internally

See authorized service dealer

Internally damaged cylinder

See authorized service dealer