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My Deere 5310 tractor won't go forward or backward. It has a

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My John Deere 5310 tractor won't go forward or backward. It has a shuttle shift. Loader works, three point hitch works.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

When did it last work? Do you get any indication that the clutch is working? Any different feel to clutch? If you change range gears with clutch out, do gears grind showing shaft is turning? Did it quit under use? Any unusual noises? Will tractor roll, showing brakes are not locked? I assume 4WD?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Worked fine Friday afternoon, did't work Saturday morning when I started it. No grinding of range gears I don't the shafts are turning. Engine sound doesn't change. Towed it into my shop. It towed easy.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Is this syncroshuttle or power reverser transmission. Power reverser has valve body that can have stuck valve.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Does pto shaft turn?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Power reverser style. Pto runs fine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

# ***** is the modulator valve, and # ***** is called filter, I would remove 48 and see if there is debris. If not check the modulator. All the other valves require removing the valve body!

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Filter clean. Does that modulator valve move one way only with spring return? I see its held in with a snap ring. Are these valve bodies known to give trouble?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Modulator moves only in one direction. It is used to cushion the shifts. I don't know of the valve body having known problems.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
where is the supply pump located for the power reverser? I don't have any oil coming to reverser.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Pump is in the front of the transmission, driven by input shaft.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

There is a strainer shown just before the oil pump.??