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A1Hydraulic Control Lever
Part #: 099077001501
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 $5.05
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A2
Control Lever Guard
Part #: 099077001075
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A3Danger Label
Part #: 099077001103
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A4
Data Label
Part #: 099077001104
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A5Bleed Screw Instruction Label
Part #: 099077001101
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 $0.99
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A6Warning Label
Part #: 099077001100
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 $0.99
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A7
Bleed Screw Label
Part #: 099077001102
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A8Screw (M5 X 16 mm)
Part #: 099077001018
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A9Handle
Part #: 099077001019
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A10Bolt (M8 X 55 mm)
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A11
Washer
Part #: 099077001087
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A12Plug
Part #: 099077001031
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A13Rubber Grip
Part #: 099077001032
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A14
Logo Label
Part #: 099077001099
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A15Wheel Assembly Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 099077001502
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A16Rubber Foot (R)
Part #: 099077001049
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A17Rubber Foot (L)
Part #: 099077001051
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A18
Washer
Part #: 099077001070
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A19
Nut
Part #: 099077001071
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A20Leg Frame (R)
Part #: 099077001085
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 $17.80
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A21Leg Frame (L)
Part #: 099077001086
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 $27.95
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A22O-Ring
Part #: 099077001025
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 $0.99
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A23Wing Bolt
Part #: 099077001026
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 $0.99
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A24O-Ring
Part #: 099077001029
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 $0.99
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A25
Dipstick
Part #: 099077001030
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 $0.99
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Repair Stories
Symptom:
Rusted Ram Valve
Parts Used:
Part Number:
Repair Difficulty:
Medium
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Entry Date:2013-12-20 10:32:58
6 of 16 customers found these instructions helpful
Replace rusted cam valve and refill hydraulic oil
Directly from the manual and ereplacement\'s schematic drawings of parts. Used hammer and Phillips screwdriver to nudge old ram out and lubed new Arm and housing and reversed tear down. Easily done and after pressing in reset, split several pieces of wood
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Symptom:
Ram Valve Assembly Sticking
Parts Used:
Part Number:
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
15-30 minutes
Tools Used:
Entry Date:2015-08-06 09:40:33
0 of 0 customers found these instructions helpful
The ram valve assembly was sticking not allowing the hydraulic ram to retract
Close bleed screw and elevate wheels so oil does not run out of ram valve assembly once removed. Remove the ram activation handle with a wrench making sure the ram valve assembly spring doesn't shoot out during removal. Remove cap nut and o-ring on right hand side of splitter. Push ram valve assembly out from right side to left side of splitter. May require a light tap with a small punch to start the assembly out (be very careful and only tap on old ram valve assembly). Once the ram valve assembly is out, inspect opening and wipe clean. Apply a little oil to new o-rings on new ram valve assembly and install from left side of splitter. Install new cover nut and o-ring (included with order) to right side of splitter and tighten. Holding assembly in with light pressure, install the Ram handle and bolt. Tighten. Completed. The repair was a success.
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1379864
Question: Motor Filled With Oil

1379864

Unit works well, but was showing small oil leaks around motor. After removing electrical box, had flow of hydraulic fluid from mounting holes. I have disassembled to the point where motor is by itself. No signs of particular problem so far. I'm assuming the o-ring between motor case and pump is bad (unless this motor runs full of oil). I believe next step is to remove motor housing and inspect for damage and clean oil before replacing o-ring. Advice before I dig in would be appreciated.

Thx
FinallyFarm
Reply: Motor Filled With Oil

FinallyFarm

Replaced o rings in pump. Unable to buy replacement for seal in motor. No leaks so far.
FinallyFarm
Reply: Motor Filled With Oil

FinallyFarm

Spoke too soon. After 1 hr of use, motor half full of oil. The only seal I didn't replace is the on on the motor shaft just inside the case. I haven't seen any reference in this forum for places to buy parts for the motor. Any suggestions? Otherwise I guess I just live with the leak. I'll try to find a way to let the oil escape without filling the motor.
deesteve1
Question: Reset Switch

deesteve1

A soon as I start to use the splitter the reset button trips?? What could be causing this????
WJA
Reply: Reset Switch

WJA

Hello deesteve1,

After a while the 099077001042 Circuit Breaker, can weaken with use. You may want to replace it with a new one. If that doesn't do the trick it, there may be a short in the system causing this to happen.

-WJA
Cecelia99
Reply: Reset Switch

Cecelia99

mine is doing the same thing, how do i fix?
WJA
Reply: Reset Switch

WJA

Hello Cecelia99,

I would try the same as I advised deesteve1 to do. Replace the 099077001042 Circuit Breaker. If that doesn't fix the problem, you may want to take in it to a local service to have them look at it.

-WJA
Have a Ryobi 49701 electric log splitter. I've used it for years, split a lot of wood with it. Now it won't split wood at all.
It powers on, sounds fine. The ram will engage and contact the wood and at the moment the ram pushes the wood into the wedge, it won't split it. Just contacts the wedge but nothing. It had worked fine moments before that. Any suggestions of what I can do to troubleshoot it?

I have it plugged directly into a 20 amp outlet, no oil leaks that I notice. There is oil in the splitter as I changed it last year. Thanks.
1208112
Question: O-Ring Part#099077001029

1208112

Is this the O-Ring that fits on the piston head inside the hydraulic tube?
1207387
Question: Ryobi Wheel 099077001502

1207387

is there e replacement wheel made of metal instead of plastic
WJA
Reply: Ryobi Wheel 099077001502

WJA

Hello 1207387,

I have tried to locate a suitable wheel that is made of metal other than plastic. Unfortunately the only one that I could find for this machine is the 099077001502 Wheel Assembly.

-WJA
My Ryobi log splitter still works, but lost the power that it had when new...What are the possible causes?
I removed the control lever guard and then the bolt ( B17 ), but the ram valve assembly won't come out. How can this be removed?
Do I have to insert a rod into the B17 bolt hole and knock it out? I don't want to scratch the bore for the valve assembly.
knuckledragger
Question: Ryobi Log Splitter Stalls When S...

knuckledragger

I have a Ryobi RY49701 that is having difficulty splitting logs. The ram will run full cycle when not under load, however it does slow down considerably during the last third of its travel along the rail. When trying to split a log, the ram will hang up on the log and not retract. I've replaced the fluid and swapped out the ram relief valve from an identical log splitter, blown out the ram relief orifice and vent hole with compressed air, and inspected the pump gearing -- all appears fine. Short of replacing the Ram itself (Ryobi's suggestion), does anyone have any ideas?
Rude_Eye
Question: Cylinder Wipe

Rude_Eye

I have a Ryobi RY49701 I was having fluid blow by the cylinder. I took it apart and the cylinder wipe is VERY worn. I am looking for the wipe and o-rings but I cant find them anywhere. Can you help me?
Gregpietsch
Question: Ram Won't Retract

Gregpietsch

I recently picked up a used Ryobi 49701. Used it a few weeks ago for a dozen or so logs and worked great. Got it out again recently and after a few splits the ram stopped retracting unless I held the lever down. Then it stopped retracting at all. Does not slide back if I push on it. Does anyone know what might be going on or how to fix it?
Georgia_Bill
Question: Ryobi RY49701 Log Splitter

Georgia_Bill

I am trying to repair a 4 ton Ryobi log Splitter (Model RY49701). The motor hums then circuit breaker pops with no rotation. I have a hydraulic oil leak coming from the motor to pump housing too. I took the motor fan cover off and spun the fan while pushing the start button and the motor ran briefly. So I installed a new capacitor, but it did not help the situation. Now I am rebuilding the pump assembly. Am I on the right path or should I tango uniform this $300 toy?
WJA
Reply: Ryobi RY49701 Log Splitter

WJA

My first thought when I read about your problem is that your start windings in your motor might be shorted. One way to check is to look at the windings, see if they are darker than the run windings (usually run windings are a larger gauge wire than the starts) also if you can smell the insulation on the windings, that is a good sign that they are burnt. Before you get into to much other work, you might take the motor to a local motor repair shop and have them check it out.

Good luck!
Georgia_Bill
Reply: Ryobi RY49701 Log Splitter

Georgia_Bill

Nope. That's not it at all. I found a puddle of hydraulic oil on the floor yesterday morning and drained it. This morning, I took the hydraulic pump off and found metal shavings logded in the pump (looked like they were from drilled holes). I ran the motor and it fired up perfectly. Went on line and ordered new gaskets, o-rings and new pump parts ($40). I put is all back together and gave it a dry run try and it worked perfectly. I have a leaking o-ring and a bad shaft bushing. It should work fine once I get the new parts and seals.
WJA
Reply: Ryobi RY49701 Log Splitter

WJA

I'm glad you were able to figure out the problem with minimal costs. If you need anything in the future let us know.
Thanks,
WJA
Georgia_Bill
Reply: Ryobi RY49701 Log Splitter

Georgia_Bill

I recieved my parts from eReplacement quickly and took the pump assembly apart for repair. I also took the rear of the motor off to try and find where the leak was coming from and found a spring gasket that goes around the motor shaft to be the problem. Does anyone know where I can get a replacement seal without buying the whole motor assembly?
WJA
Reply: Ryobi RY49701 Log Splitter

WJA

Looking at the the breakdown I don't see where the manufacture supplies any internal motor parts. As you well know.

See if there are any numbers on the seal & maybe a manufacture name and do a search for that, maybe something will come up.

Good luck,
WJA
Tawzzo
Reply: Ryobi RY49701 Log Splitter

Tawzzo

ordered new gaskets, o-rings and new pump parts
Rude_Eye
Reply: Ryobi RY49701 Log Splitter

Rude_Eye

I have a Ryobi RY49701 I was having fluid blow by the cylinder. I took it apart and the cylinder wipe is VERY worn. I am looking for the wipe and o-rings but I cant find them anywhere. Can you help me?
1131837
Reply: Ryobi RY49701 Log Splitter

1131837

I have a similiar problem with the motor not running everytime i hit the button. Sometimes it starts and runs fine othertimes it kicks out the resend button. When it wont start I have found that if you spin the fan it will then start and run. I initially thought is was the capacitor but it is my understanding that a capacitor is either good or bad and either works or does nor rather than being sporatic. My next thought would be a dead spot on the motor armature and when it stops at this point it will not restart until you turn the shaft. I got this splitter at a yard sale. It appears that the prior owner had a similiar issue becaus they drilled a hole in the fan cover and welded a bolt on the shaft which allows the shaft to be trurned. How do I fix it right? Can the capacitor be weak or is it the armature. Do not want to buy a capacitor if it does not fix the issue.
Ben
Question: Oil

Ben

What kind of hydraulic oil do I put in, or does it matter?
UtahAV
Reply: Oil

UtahAV

Hi Ben,

The manual specifies 3.7 quarts of hydraulic oil. It recommends the following brands...

- SHELL Tellus 22
- MOBIL DTE 11
- ARAL Vitam GF 22
- BP Energol HLP-HM 22

I hope this helps!

-UtahAV
-Mark
John
Question: Ram Valve Assembly

John

How do I replace the ram valve assembly. It's stuck and won't come out.
Toe
Reply: Ram Valve Assembly

Toe

Remove the lever guard ( two nuts ), end bolt and tap lightly from the end bolt side. You will lose some fluid there too.
John
Question: Motor

John

When I press the push button, all I hear is the motor humming until it pops the circuit. Is this repairable?
Pete
Reply: Motor

Pete

Take the 3 screws out of the cover, over the motor end that has the fan, and remove the cover. If you can give it a spin, then immediately press the power button and if the motor runs normally, then you have a bad capacitor, which you can get here for around $15.00.
Johnny
Reply: Motor

Johnny

If the motor doesn't turn, remove the fan and use a pipe wrench to turn the shaft. Use a good amount of WD40. The shaft should break free easily. Turn it on and press the button so that the motor starts rotating.

I had that problem.
Cecelia99
Reply: Motor

Cecelia99

mine is doing the same? it won't extend. it worked fine the last time 1 1/2 yrs ago when i used it
Chris Arruda
Question: Ram Shim

Chris Arruda

I went to split a log and a piece of the log jammed under the ram and pushed out a gray plastic shim. This shim isn't listed in this part list on this site. I can't find it anywhere. The 2 raised tabs that key the shim in are scraped off from being pushed off. Can someone please help me. Thanks.
Tom
Reply: Ram Shim

Tom

I can't find this shim anywhere either, it's on my parts list but not on other parts lists
Upper pad 099077001010
Lower pad 099077001091
John Switzer
Question: Motor Labors

John Switzer

The motor labors after splitting a couple times and blows the circuit breaker in the house. The log splitter sat for a couple of years in the barn before this happened.
Hank
Question: Low Oil

Hank

Where can I get hydraulic oil for my splitter?
Darryl Yeager
Question: Ram Won

Darryl Yeager

I have a RY49701 and the Ram won't return. If I push it back it will go back but it won't return on its own. Any Help would be appreciated. Thanks Darryl
Wayne
Reply: Ram Won

Wayne

Sounds like you are pulling a vacuum. Is the vent screw open and is the vent clear? Try pushing a thin wire through the vent to make sure it is clear.
jim
Reply: Ram Won

jim

Hi, I have a similar problem, but mine I ran a few logs with the vent closed and now I have to push down on the lever to get it to return. It creaks and takes about 60 seconds to return. Do you have you had any good suggestions or does someone know the reason?
Steve
Reply: Ram Won

Steve

Mine was doing the same thing. I was able to remedy by putting a washer behind the bolt that holds the lever. The plate that triggers the valve had worn and not allowed it to return. By putting a washer on mine it fixed it.
terry
Question: Low Presure

terry

How to fix a logsplitter with no pressure ? ryobi logsplitter, electric one
MIKE
Review: Ryobi - RY49701 OWNER
5 star
MIKE
I LOVE THIS UNIT. IT'S PORTABLE AND HAS THE POWER I NEED FOR MED. HEAVY WOOD.
Handy and powerful. Splits the tough ones with no problem. I dislike the need to use both hands to send and keep the ram going forward. A single lever would be much better and allow one hand to act as a guide or safety shield in case of wild wood.
Chris Arruda
Reply: Ryobi - RY49701 Logsplitter

Chris Arruda

The reason they make it to work with only 2 hands is for safety reasons. This is so one hand will be between the ram and the blade while you are holding down the lever causing injury.
fancyboxy