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Video Conference

Hydraulic Systems On Maintenance Equipment

  • Mar 13, 2018 (1:30 - 4:30 pm CT; 12:30 - 3:30 pm MT) – Video Conference

Course Description

During this presentation, the instructor will cover hydraulic system fundamentals and various components used in a typical plow truck hydraulic system. Items covered will include types of systems, power sources, pumps, applications, safety, troubleshooting and diagnostics, adjustments, maintenance and repair.

Outside of the basics fundamentals of hydraulic systems, the Force America brand will be the primary reference source for this presentation. Most state DOTs are operating using this system. This will NOT be a specific training course on the operation, calibration, troubleshooting and repair of this system, but will discuss these items in a generic manner.


Tyler Slettedahl, Associate Professor, Diesel Technology, North Dakota State College of Science.

Target Audience

Maintenance & Shop personnel that are responsible for diagnosing, troubleshooting, maintaining, repairing trucks and equipment with hydraulics systems.


REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

More Info

The above resource and more can be accessed by visiting the TLN Learning Management System (LMS).

NDSU Dept 2880P.O. Box 6050Fargo, ND 58108-6050