Q: I have a problem with a John Deere 316 hydrostatic lawn tractor I'm restoring and I would deeply appreciate your opinion as to what the problem may be. There is, however, a slight film of oil on the bottom of the rear of the tractor but none at the gaskets of the hydro unit. Park the tractor an angle with the sight glass higher. A: You should check out the external linkage on the outside of the hydrostatic transmission and make sure that is all O. It has never started correctly and the dealership has been great about helping us. We don't baby our own equipment, we work it hard. You will typically find this type of Kubota tractor transmission, particularly those used for cultivating, harvesting, and transporting hay.
If you found yourself caught up in this mechanism, escape would be unlikely. I am a new owner to an '07 L3400 with 163 hours. A: I would say he did not damage the transmission just by pushing it only. Hi This is my first post, for information on a 2100 with a failed transmission. You may need to turn to a mechanic with Kubota expertise.
In this type of transmission the collar is the moveable component. Then I put it in 3rd gear and the engine nearly locked up and it stalled. Whether it be a 12. Apparently even though the equipment failed none of this is covered by the warranty. Q: I have a transmission problem in my John Deere 316 garden tractor. Once I get my tractor back, I will never set foot in this dealership again.
Kubota brought its products to the United States in 1969 and provides a wide range of lawn and construction equipment. I have been in the automotive business for the last 40 years and lawn tractors are not my specialty. Do I need a rebuild? In accordance to page 5 of your warranty handbook, the clutch is not a warrant-able part. Even though Kubota doesn't have their own refinery I think their specs may be different from the off-the-shelf stuff. What you do get with a hydrostatic transmission is infinitely variable control over ground speed with directional changes a simple hand or foot control motion away. The hydrostatic transmission works great otherwise--holds back on hill as it is supposed to do and all that good stuff--no leaks--. Marvin, We understand the frustration this issue has caused and sincerely apologize.
That 855 is nice but it still is a bigger, clumsier tractor and those are by no means little babies. Do your research well because the quality you expect may fall way short of expectation with Kubota. Our computerized inventory system enables us to have stock items packaged and at your door in a moments notice, or we can order in specialized items that may be less commonly used. Can you tell me what the problem would be and what I need to fix it? I wanted him to pay for my repair. This transmission also does not rob you of any engine horsepower.
To check things out yourself, examine the hand lever for the clutch. Hard to believe that the supply chain at Kubota doesn't track its parts. No repeat business from me at this point. I was even given rebate slips as well. The operator wants to power through the pile of material in order to spread it out. Any thoughts as to what is wrong and does the unit need rebuilding? The parts expert was not aware that such a filter was available, and not until I provided him with the Kubota part number was he able to find two 2 in his inventory. If this is the case, a visual inspection would be necessary.
Q: How does one tell if the free wheeling valve on a John Deere 420 is working or not? They are specifically written for the do-it-yourselfer as well as the experienced mechanic. Original review: May 10, 2018 I have never taken time to rate a purchase until now. I am assuming this is a tractor below the 30,000 serial number. Our choice is usually a hydrostatic unit, but we admit power shift transmissions are fast growing on us. Can't find what your looking for? When you are pulling something really heavy , both rear wheels will spin at the same time, not one and then use the brake, and the other will pull.
Ok, at this point I was just thankful that it was still under warranty so I was just concerned about how long it would take to replace the engine. You can not really blame the tractor for what happened in your situation. The one drawback to this transmission is that it does rob you of some of your engine horse power. I got it running great. So which transmission is right for your use? Just weigh them down and the fun really starts.
Provides step-by-step instructions based on the complete disassembly of the machine. Because I drove this long distance to purchase the filter to better protect my tractor's engine, I bought it anyway! There is a lot of leeway for the amount of fluid in the reservoir. Also, the dealer confirmed that the tractor never ran hot or threw any codes. The filter does not seem to be that old, but no difference was noticed. It has fluid in it, and it's not whining, and the linkage looks okay underneath. Choosing a Kubota Transmission Type To find out more about the various Kubota transmission types,. However, its brake is still engaged.