Why anybody would want some antique automated anything is beyond me, just asking for problems. If it stops with an implement or from the 2x, then it's fine. I would expect to see fluid manufacturers bounced around alot underneath private labels. No one at the tractor store seams to know. Anyone know where I can find a new trans filter for this thing? The cover was also very hot to the touch. This is not a job for a novice. If it hasn't already been done I would first check the fluid level and clean the lower pump filter screen.
You do need the engine running to test the unit and set the pressure. I have searched here quite a bit, sorry if I've missed anything previously posted. Today I ran the tractor and pinpointed the noise, it was coming from the trans filter cover. Could the wrong fluid be causing the noise? My dealer knew I used the generic utf oils. Dad called those auto trans objects street bums as they were shift less.
When diagnosing an issue, or showing off your tractor or implement, it's important to add images so we all know what you're talking about. If it's lit when your engine is running, your charging system is not working properly. By the time your 66 was built the selecto could be a tough, durable, transmission that often gave thousands of trouble free hours. It has to be all the way out before it lets the tractor move, and there's no easing it into gear smoothly. Does anyone know what this symptom means and what it would take to repair? If you can shift without a clutch its hydraulically driven one way or another, at minimum it has a torque converter. The light to the right is your transmission lube pressure light. I know farmers in the U.
Two things I could really use some expert advice with: 1. Most things that work like they are supposed to are considered fine products. I plan to adjust the belts, but the manual calls for flipping a lever on the right side of the transmission that disengages the driveline. I'll look for a good manual for mine. I have a Ford 4000 farm tractor. It's funny that you chide about not using 'generic' utf oil, then reccomend 134d. Thanks guys, I think I have the fluid issue sorted out now, appreciate it! For example, you cannot find a transmission filter.
I haven't found any metal in the fluid I drained, and the screen is clean as a whistle. Ford only made between 2000 - 2500 Gold Demonstrators and out of that there were only a few that had a Gold Transmission case after they were swapped. We invite you to join us by subscribing to our popular blog, reading our tractor stories and enjoying some tractor trivia. They stressed the maintenance requirements and did not have overrunning clutchs and faired better than ford, but the similarities are there. I'm still not buying one. Maybe soak it in gas or solvent and blow it out with compressed air?. Mine runs pretty quiet, yours may have a partially plugged screen and or filter, causing the pump to cavitate?? For me, straight manual transmission with a manual clutch means its durable and cheap to repair.
It has a 3 cylinder diesel and a 10 speed select-o-matic transmission. I asked a similar question about putting the recommended premium gas in my recently purchased Mini Cooper. Keep in mind that some parts are no longer available. From looking at the shop manual I know there's a lot of moving parts in there such as 3 actually 4 on the 3000 model planetary gear systems and a bunch of other stuff. I have not had a chance to check it out yet. Subject: Ford Tractor Shop Manual Supplement. The light on the left on the dash comes on with the key and stays on.
Any tips on where to look? Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters. I was wanting to know if you know a good starting point to diagnose any problems or if there is anything I should look for. Unfortunately the whole world seems to be thrilled with them since most modern people seem super delicate and have to be tweeting instead of actually driving, so its harder and harder to get a simple heavy duty manual transmission in anything. Cheap fuel so didnt matter it wasnt particularly efficient. I presume it is the specifications the oil meets. I checked the screen and it's clean.
. The traction disconnect lever was on the right side on the later 1965-1975 3 cylinder models, but it was on the left side on the pre-1965 4 cylinder S-O-S tractors. I believe he has more knowledge and experience on that transmission than anyone I know of. To perform the procedures you need a hydraulic pressure gauge. If or when it calves I might just slip in a 4000 standard tranny unless it seriously messes it's hydraulic system or its cheaper to fix what flew apart. An oil change every ten years in this collector tractor is not a major expense either way.
Just change the fluid and filters like twice as often as needed, keep the bands adjusted and your good to go. I'm told the 555 had a bullet proof system. Recently I have lost Reverse 2 and Forward gears 3,4,7,8 and 10. You sound as if you have plenty of spares! Not that I'm a huge fan of any power shift tranny or hydrostat tranny. Still concerned about the noise though.