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Old 04-14-2019, 09:26 PM
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Originally Posted by filtercoffee View Post
Pulling the red hoop pulls on a lever which pushes a bypass button on the hydraulic pump, which allows the fluid to bypass the pump with no resistance. So I highly doubt the fluid is the issue.

Let us know if pulling the red hoop a bit more doesn't fix it! Maybe have a friend pull the hoop while you pull the top.
I agree, you may have a stuck bypass valve. If so, can be fixed without removing top. Google topic for more
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