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Identifying Tractor Noises (excellent discussion on troubleshooting) (.docx)

Screaming hydraulic pump when cold? = Your hydraulic fluid does not meet OEM specs!

Tractor does not move when cold? = Put it in neutral and let trans fluid warm up

Tractor stalls after running awhile? = see section on fuel lines, the return line could have a small leak

Tractor won't start after changing filters and bleeding everything you can find including yourself? = Open two fuel lines one at a time just ahead of the injector and crank each time until fuel squirts out

Tractor gets flat tires when working in mud? = weld short piece of pipe around snout (with tire and tube off obviously)

Front cross tube cracked? = Weld angle iron stiffener from one arm to the other (see my pic) same for rear boom cracks

Dash lights and gauges don't work? = there is an inline fuse up behind the gauge cluster