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  1. Ford / New Holland
    i just bought a new to me ford 3000 tractor that is having a three point hitch issue. i have to have my son lift on the three point hitch to get it to start to lift. after it starts lifting it lifts with great force. has anyone else ever had this issue?
  2. Ford / New Holland
    Hi, I'm new here. I'm from Czech Republic. Ford 3000 from 66 'came to me. was in a very bad condition. yesterday I found that there is a hole in the bottom of the cylinder, caused by the poor condition of the coolant and the subsequent cavitation. the walls of the cylinder will be in poor...
  3. Ford / New Holland
    I have a 1969 Ford 3000 Diesel good little tractor About a week ago I was trying to lift something that was too much for the tractor the three point arms dropped and will not even raise with nothing on them. It is full of fluid I have tried to bleed the fluid at the pump. I removed one of the...
  4. Ford / New Holland
    Recently upgraded all electrical components on ignition to include: flame thrower Coil, wire set, electronic ignition conversion kit, plugs. I have now blown 2 coils since the rebuild, the first at 8 hours and now the second at 30 hours of total use. Right before the coil dies the tractor...
  5. Repair & Technical Discussion
    I own a Ford 3000 manufactured 26th Jan 1968 does that make it 'force or pre force' , some forums say the design / spec didn't change until July 1968, need to know as I am looking at some spares [backend casing] but need to ensure they are compatible with my Jan 68 3000, any 3000 experts out...
  6. Ford / New Holland
    lights coming on dim some times. I’m going to put n actual gage on it for better info. And go from there my question is What size threads is in the block where the sending unit is ? I’m sure plenty of people have done this. Should I get a gage that has the oil line going to it or I’ve...
  7. Ford / New Holland
    My Ford 3000, 1966 model, gas, 3 cylinder was running rough. I put in new autolite plugs, new plug wires, new rotor, condenser and points. It is worse now, especially with open throttle. The bottom plate of the Holley Carb has been 'spitting' and it even spit out the gasket that was between...
  8. Ford / New Holland
    Guys, I was on here about a year and a half ago and rebuilt the engine on my 72 Ford 3000 Gasser all the way through. It was successful thanks to alot of hard work and advice from you guys. Now it's time for the rear of this tractor. After getting it running I noticed the 3point is very...
  9. Repair & Technical Discussion
    Hi There, I have a 1974 Ford 3000. It's in overall great shape but i'm need of a part i cant find anywhere on the typical internet sites. The right side foot runner board has an angle support bracket at the back, near the brake lock. This bracket is welded to the bottom of the runner board...
  10. Repair & Technical Discussion
    I am working on a Ford 3000, 3 cylinder, gas tractor produced July 3, 1972 in the US. The tractor has a alternator AND the original voltage regulator. There is no resistor in the system, The tractor starts and runs with the key in the start position, but dies immediately when the key is...
  11. Repair & Technical Discussion
    I just bought my first tractor a Ford 3000 and when i move round rolls of hay im having a problem with the lift. It will lift 2 or 3 just fine but then it will just not lift at all. It does this each time. Works for a few lifts then quits. I have checked the fluid level and its good. Any...
  12. Classifieds
    Hello I am at my whits end with this tractor and I have decided to sell it and buy somthing newer. I purchased it last year. Since then I have had two new steering cyls and new ball joints installed and fluids changed, Yesterday while using it my front tire was bound against a stump I turned...
  13. Ford / New Holland
    I have a Ford 3000 has a "B" as the last digit of the model number. All the references that I can find never mention a B as one of the possible codes, only A, C, E, F and K. I've double and triple checked to make sure I'm reading it right, even had others look at it to make sure I'm not crazy...
  14. Ford / New Holland
    Hello All, I have a recently acquired 1970 Ford 3000 with manual steering that has a steering problem. The steering wheel started rising and falling (screwing in and out) and I can no longer steer left at all. From information I've seen on this site and others, I think the problem is a broken...
  15. Tractors
    This is a scan PDF for the Ford 2000/3000/4000/5000 Operators Service Manual
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