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Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
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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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I have a Vermeer SC40tx stump grinder. While doing stumps

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I have a Vermeer SC40tx stump grinder. While doing stumps the tracks quit working. They will not go forward, backward or side to side. It is almost like a break is on. Any suggestions?
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: Model- SC40TX stump cutter. Checking to see the serial number.
JA: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I don't think so.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  Dan replied 6 months ago.

Hi my name is***** will be glad to try to help. Check inside the hydraulic filter for fine metal/debris that would indicate a pump or component failure occurring. Also check the drive motors for excessive case drain pressure indicating a failed drive motor. Let me know