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I have a massey ferguson 240 diesel tractor. it starting

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i have a massey ferguson 240 diesel tractor . it starting skipping and stopped . I put a new starter , filter and bleed the fuel lines . the ejector pump is getting fuel. It still will not crank.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  dd85 replied 1 year ago.

1.Do you have the PTO lever in neutral? and the range lever in neutral?

2. with a volt meter what voltage do you have on the little wire on the starter solenoid when key is in start position?

3. Check the Negative battery cable where it fastens to the frame. Make sure not loose of rusty.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I took the top off the diesel filter and hit the starter. appartently I had something in the fuel line. the standard bleeding instructions did not not to do the above . they only noted to bleed off the filter by removing the screw on the left side. sometimes taking apart the hole system works. I did not try your above suggestions, since I got it running
Expert:  dd85 replied 1 year ago.

I'm Glad you got it running

When you said "will not crank" I was looking at the electrical system.

I guess you meant cranks but will not start.

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