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Jody, they are hydraulic jacks operated via hydraulic fluid. No grease fittings as grease would simply gum up the mechanisms. Any lube on the shafts will act as a dirt magnet. That said, if you want to lube them do so with some transmission fluid on a rag and wipe them down just before retracting them. You could also use a silicone spray but IMO do not spray/wipe them until you're ready to pull them up. Again, any oil based fluid will act as a dirt magnet and dirt is not a friend of the jacks....Dennis

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My 06 Dilpomat also has a grease fitting just above each base.  I greased them all earlier this year and wipe them down w ATF twice per year.  

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