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I have a 1970 deere 820 that the draftlinks wont go

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i have a 1970 john deere 820 that the draftlinks wont go completly down or up. the lift picks up the implement but wont make a completl cycle up or down thanks jud
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: serial no.(###) ###-####820 utility
JA: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes and i have only had tractor for a few days and it works the bushhog good but will not lift enough . i will do what i can i changed the lift arms one spline on the rockshaft and it picked up more but i then diconnected the draft links and saw that it would not then go down as far. i also have 1992 2155 that is similar the lift arms on it travel form about eleven oclock down too about eight if viewed from right rear wheel
JA: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: the load and depth lever has no effect
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  Jeremy replied 9 months ago.

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