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880A tractor/A3/55A diesel engine.Tractor is hard to start,

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880A tractor/A3/55A diesel engine.Tractor is hard to start, requiring either, and once started has full RPM's but when loading engine has no power. This engine has a complete overhaul with a new crankshaft, new pistons and rings, engine head/valves were reworked, new diesel injectors, had CAV injector pump reworked. What could be causing my problem?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

Does engine smoke when starting and under load? No glow plugs? If Perkins engine it will be direct injection ad no glow plugs. Hard to start can be timing of the injection pump. Can pump be loosened and moved in either direction a small amount to change the timing?