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Dan, Technician
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Satisfied Customers: 5446
Experience:  17+ yrs. shop and field experience with all major brands of heavy equipment, trucks and farm equipment - 1995 WyoTech graduate.
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566 round baler gate unlatches when it reaches about 48

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566 round baler gate unlatches when it reaches about 48 inches in size
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: hold on let me check
JA: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: ok 566 round baler serial e00566x1282000
JA: Anything else you want the agriculture mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: works good for about an hour then it starts giving me problems.. am suspicious of the lock valve for the gate cylinders
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is***** will be glad to try to help. Check the gate and latches for any damage or bent/broken/worn hardware or parts. If okay, check and verify all your adjustments are within specs. Let me know

Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Click this link for the Troubleshooting and the adjustments to run through and help in the manual.

Troubleshooting and adjustments