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Sounds like clutch drag, could be clutch disc is not sliding free when clutch pedal is pushed down, could be rusted to splines, has tractor been idle for a time??, or could be dust build up in corners of flywheel, or a distorted disc, or badly adjusted, should have 1/5" free play @ top of pedal.
That should be 1.5" free play. !!!!!!!
Last edited by cyrush; 01-29-2012 at 05:43 AM.
If you do split it, check the PTO input shaft for wear right away. Its the hollow splined tube that sticks out of the transmission and slides into the pressure plate. Ours was heavily worn, so I replaced it when I was rebuilding the engine the last time.
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