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Water in hydraulic fluid

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new to machinery.. I just got a 2000 New Holland 555e. I had to change a leaky fitting.. I noticed that the hydraulic fluid was milky. Is there anyway to get rid of the moisture w/out having to do a complete fluid change. thanks.
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as far as i know, the only way to remedy that issue is to drain/replace....however, if you can operate the hydraulics and heat the oil up, in theory, the water should evaporate out of it if you get the oil over 200 degrees, however, this could leave your cases filled with steam, which will just condense back into the
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