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FORD: TRACTOR..A CLUTCH PLATE STUCK TO THE FLYWHEEL AND PRESSURE PLATE

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I HAVE A FORD FARM TRACTOR MODEL 1715 WITH A CLUTCH PLATE STUCK TO THE FLYWHEEL AND PRESSURE PLATE , DO YOU HAVE ANY TRICKS TO BREAK IT LOOSE WITHOUT SPLITING THE TRACTOR?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Heavy Equipment
Expert:  Chad replied 5 years ago.
Hi my name isXXXXX you press on the brake pedel, is there any feedback at I'll or does just go to the floor.
Expert:  daves71 replied 5 years ago.

Hi Tristan,there are a few tricks but they can be very very dangerous.My honest suggestion is to split the tractor,I have had others that I tried to break free and only broke something more expensive(input shaft).if the clutch or pressure plate is broken you won't get it to free up. Please split it and replace the clutch assembly and resurface the flywheel.If you need more help please let me know,thanks,

Dave

 

 

 

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