Agriculture and Farm Equipment

Agriculture and farm Equipment repair questions? Ask a mechanic.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

This answer was rated:

My lift will not go up or down. i thought to check the

My lift will not...

My lift will not go up or down. i thought to check the fluid. i did look and put my finger in the area to add fluid, Nothing touched my finger ( I "thought i had in the past. I went to store and purchased I gal of flluid. did not help purchased anotther Gallon H fluid same results. a little later i "discovered" , on the other side, a dipstick. that checked out fine. ? What would you suggest now.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?

John deere 870 I will have to get the serial #

Mechanic's Assistant: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Heavy Equipment Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts.

Thank you!

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the agriculture mechanic to know before I connect you?

I "think" I covered all...

Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Agriculture and Farm Equipment Question
Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Are you still with me?
Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Posted by JustAnswer at customer's request) Hello. I would like to request the following Expert Service(s) from you: Live Phone Call.Let me know if you need more information, or send me the service offer(s) so we can proceed.I have been waiting for awhile... I do realize that he is busy. i do have about 5 acre of land to cut! I must at least get started with my riding mower... I will have my cell phone. I may not hear it... So I will check for messages.
Answered in 3 hours by:
6/8/2018
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 years ago
Curtis B.
Curtis B., Technician
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Satisfied Customers: 43,985
Experience: Technican turned service manager on multiple lines of equipment and rental equipment.
Verified

Hi, let's see if we can work together to get to the root of your problem! will try my best to help!

Ask Your Own Agriculture and Farm Equipment Question
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 years ago

You say lift? The three-point won't raise? Or you have front-end loader that does not work? Do you have any hydraulics working? On the three-point, is the knob under the seat open?

Curtis B.
Curtis B., Technician
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Satisfied Customers: 43,985
Experience: Technican turned service manager on multiple lines of equipment and rental equipment.
Verified
Curtis B. and 87 other Agriculture and Farm Equipment Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Customer reply replied 4 years ago
We are talking about the three point that My finishing mower is attached to. I will check on the knob now ..BRB(appox 3:00 PM EST The knob under the front seat was turned a good bit. I did turn it CW some more.... Nothing has changed
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 years ago
Phone call session started
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 years ago

Try to get the upper link loose and see if the three point will then work.

Ask Your Own Agriculture and Farm Equipment Question
Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Thank you Curtis! for attempting to guide me!
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 years ago

OK>Let me know.

Ask Your Own Agriculture and Farm Equipment Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a mechanicLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Curtis B. Your Own Question
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Curtis B., Technician
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Satisfied Customers: 43,985
43,985 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Technican turned service manager on multiple lines of equipment and rental equipment.

Curtis B. is online now

Related Agriculture and Farm Equipment Questions
I have a Deer 5105 tractor purchased new circa 10/2005. Just
I have a John Deer 5105 tractor purchased new circa 10/2005. Just yesterday the hydraulics are slow and chatter in a jerky motioon when raising the front end loader and rear 3 pointr hitch with a load… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Journeyman
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,466 satisfied customers
I have a John Deere Sabre when it gets warm after mowing for
I have a John Deere Sabre when it gets warm after mowing for awhile she doesn't want to move after it cools down awhile she'll work again … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Journeyman
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,466 satisfied customers
I just bought a 2010 Deere 6230 from an auction. It isn't
I just bought a 2010 John Deere 6230 from an auction. It isn't the premium cab model, it has an orchard cab cage on it. It has 1800 hours on it. Because I got it at an auction, I am going to change al… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
43,985 satisfied customers
Have deer 1650 tractor having hydraulic problems when cold
have john deer 1650 tractor having hydraulic problems when cold hydraulics work but acts like there is air in the system after it warms up loose steering and lifting like pump is not working … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
43,985 satisfied customers
325 mower will not start. 325 MOO 325 BO43752. We have put a
yes we have put a key switch and the fuse board . it will start if I jump the starter but mower will not work. … read more
Keiphun Sowell
Keiphun Sowell
Owner Brothers Restoration/Troubleshoot
AutoDiesel Technology
2,961 satisfied customers
I bought a 1974 Deere 401c Diesel Tractor/Backhoe. Runs
I bought a 1974 John Deere 401c Diesel Tractor/Backhoe. Runs great! Today a hydraulic line busted so I replaced it. Where do I add hydraulic fluid and what is the procedure for doing so? Didn't know i… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Journeyman
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,466 satisfied customers
I have a question about brush hogs (MX-6) and adjustments on
Hello, I have a question about brush hogs (MX-6) and adjustments on mowing height. … read more
Don - Mo Lurch
Don - Mo Lurch
Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
11,874 satisfied customers
I have a john deere X500 lawn tractor. I removed the mower
I have a john deere X500 lawn tractor. I removed the mower deck to change the mower drive belt. When I reassembled it, the belt is to short, although it's the correct belt. My problem is that the peda… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Journeyman
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,466 satisfied customers
This is going to sound like a dumb question but I am not a
This is going to sound like a dumb question but I am not a mechanic and can't get a hold of anyone. My kubota f2100 has a transmission fluid leak. The reservoir appears to be empty. I got some new flu… read more
Daniel Wilson
Daniel Wilson
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
1,244 satisfied customers
While mowing with my Deere X350 I hit what I thought was a
While mowing with my John Deere X350 I hit what I thought was a pine cone and the mower disengaged. I've turned it off and on a few times, but the mower won't engage. A gear like image shows up on the… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
43,985 satisfied customers
I haave a Deere Riding Mower and it will not start. No I am
I haave a John Deere Riding Mower and it will not start. … read more
timdieseltech
timdieseltech
lead diesel tech, shop owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
213 satisfied customers
Can you solve garden tractor problems. Problem: the tractor
problem: the tractor starts up, runs for a short time and then starves for gas.… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
43,985 satisfied customers
Is the transmission oil and hydraulic oil the same on 4120.
is the transmission oil and hydraulic oil the same on 4120. 2005 john deere tractor 10.3 gals power reverser … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
43,985 satisfied customers
I am changing the transmission fluid and hydraulic fluid in
I am changing the transmission fluid and hydraulic fluid in my 235 diesel tractor. I cannot find the number of gallons of transmission fluid to install nor where is the dipstick. Also same for the 3 p… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Journeyman
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,466 satisfied customers
How to change the (dial pin )?? inside the shaft that's
How to change the (dial pin )?? inside the shaft that's inside the tractor housing , that the 500/1000 external shaft goes in… read more
John Oliver
John Oliver
none
3 satisfied customers
I have a Deere tracter la130 automatic, was running fine
i have a john Deere tracter la130 automatic, was running fine ,turned it off and now it wont kick over… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
43,985 satisfied customers
I have a deere sst15 riding mower replaced both actuaters
I have a john deere sst15 riding mower replaced both actuaters while going forword it turns sometimes and sometimes not. It will work perfect until you hit reverse then it won,t steer forword what is … read more
Rex L.
Rex L.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
82 satisfied customers
We will be moving to new home in North Carolina. One acre
We will be moving to new home in North Carolina. One acre level lot with house on it. Do you have any preferences as to lawn tractors that are reliable, and won't "break the bank"? We have a dealer a … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
43,985 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Curtis B.

Curtis B.

Technician

43,985 satisfied customers

Technican turned service manager on multiple lines of equipment and rental equipment.

Wayne

Wayne

Journeyman

2,466 satisfied customers

34 + years as a mechanic

Chris (aka-Moose)

Chris (aka-Moose)

Technician

310 satisfied customers

24 years of experience diagnosing & repairing

cumminsdr

cumminsdr

Mechanic

44 satisfied customers

Cummins field tech

dieseldan55

dieseldan55

Mechanic

42 satisfied customers

Road mechanic for Volvo Construction Equipment.

Cat Man

Cat Man

Cat Engine Expert

37 satisfied customers

I am ASE Master Certified.

MowerDocMD

MowerDocMD

Technician

33 satisfied customers

Own LaGrange Small Engine Repairing farm tractors and equipment

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x