It may be low on fluid. There is probably a rubber plug on the side of the ram cylinder. With the ram fully retracted, fill the cylinder up to the hole with hydraulic fluid. Extend and retract the ram a few time to bleed the air and check the level again. Hope this helps!
Rod Schneider, Ball Ground, Ga.
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