In Reply to: 8N lift not raising posted by Paul Wentworth on June 12, 2018 at 11:10:17:
If you have bubbles coming from the oil in the sump, the pump is cracked. The milky oil is an indicator it got contaminated with water. If tractor was sitting outside for while, it is possible it got in that way. Then, if water froze and tractor hydraulic lift was attempted to operate, the pump may have been cracked then. The oil oozing from the cylinder means its time to replace all that too. You are in store for a complete overhaul it looks like. Simply adjusting the touch control quadrant won't fix any of those issues. Hydraulic pump R & R isn't a difficult task, just time consuming and be sure to get a helper to lift the top cover on and off. Get your I&T F-04 Manual out and read this document to start with...