One of the most common forklift complaints from forklift operators is a noticeable propane gas smell from your forklift — this can likely be attributed to the need to replace o-rings. Frequent forklift operators will call service companies complaining that their forklift has a leak. Often, the problem is not with the forklift but rather with the propane tank.
This tutorial will show how to replace two o-rings on the propane tank and eliminate one of the most common complaints from forklift operators and get rid of that pestering gas smell from your forklift.
Remove the existing o-rings
There’s a square style o-ring and a round oring
Here’s a cross section view of how the o-rings are placed in the connector
Replace with new o-rings
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