Originally Posted by bruceatlam
Take that male QD and wrap in a rag and then push the ball against something to relieve the pressure --- wrap in a rag so you can catch the sqirt of hydraulic fluid and avoid making a mess. If your BH is sitting out in the sun or in a hot shed, the pressure will build a little after you disconnect. That makes it hard to reconnect without relieving the built up pressure.
I know this thread is really old but. . .
I just want to thank bruceatlam for this reply
I haven't had my backhoe on the L3400 in quite a while and could not get the quick connects to seat fully
I turned off the machine & relieved the pressure on the front bucket - well apparently not all the pressure
I let the tractor sit overnight and easy peasy, they connected without any difficulty.
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