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  1. Ford / New Holland
    I've always wanted an old tractor and old farm house, got the 90yr old house about 4yr ago & the 58yr old tractor 4mo back. Old ugly yellow junky 1962 ford 4000 industrial 4cyl gas burning thing with a Davis loader for about $2000 that needed work but started and ran. I've messed with it for 4...
  2. Repair & Technical Discussion
    New to the forum and hoping for a little help... My Ford tractor keeps overheating when I'm trying to bushhog, I can maybe get 1-2 acres mowed and then have to pull off into the shade as there's steam starting to billow out. The few times it's done it the fluid is bubbling out of the radiator...
  3. Ford / New Holland
    After about an hour my machine won't go as fast in forward or reverse and within moments won't move at all.... Revving up the engine does nothing. After letting it sit for a couple hours it's back to normal. I've been through the usual, changing fluids, new filter, I cleaned out the radiator...
  4. Repair & Technical Discussion
    Overheating problem When I operate my tractor at PTO speed it overheats in about 20 minutes. If I return to idle it drops back down to about 3/4 on the gauge. This works until the coolant gets low then naturally it just stays hot. I have flushed the system three times. The last time I let it...
  5. Repair & Technical Discussion
    Hello, I recently purchased a 2001 Jacobsen 9016 16’ mower with Detroit diesel 87 hp with 2900 hours to help keep my 17 acres mowed. I am new to diesels and would really appreciate any advise you could offer on my problem. With the PTO off, it seems to hold its temp well around 190...
  6. Repair & Technical Discussion
    Hi i'm having an issue with my newly acquired 16hp briggs opposed twin, it seems to be running hot to the point that it gets uncomfortable on your feet and this condition eventually leads to it running out of fuel and dying. It starts great and runs (cuts grass) strong for about 40 minutes but...
  7. Repair & Technical Discussion
    I bought a second hand 2013 McCormick F85XL in January 2018. It has had numerous problems and I've just had it at the mechanic. It had several things repaired (new water pump gaskets, new timing case gaskets, new front crank seal etc) as well as a full 3000 hour service. It also had an electric...
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