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2015 massey ferhuson tractor 22 horse hp: In a little 3 cyclindet

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In a little 3 cyclindet fiedelengine I over filled the oil buy 1 and a half gallons to much locked up without even starting so. Now have proper level in tractor try to state it but fly well locked up. What to do
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
Hello I'd 1st suggest removing the glow plugs or sparkplug ( you don't say what fuel type this is) and then wind the engine over by hand to pump out any oil thats trapped in the combustion chambersthen do a dip / oil level check again and drain off any excess then try again to start it
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Sorry its diesel.
Then how do I turn over the engine its locked up. I can remove glow plugs.but how do I turn nine over
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
So my guess is turn over fly wheel by hand
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
Hello thats right either the flywheel or use a long brekaer bar onto the nut for the front pulley
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Do you mean the nut that bolts the flywheel on..who h means take alot of brackets off to get to fly wheel.
Its a new 22 Hp Massey fergson
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
Hello I mean on the other end with the pulley and belts that run the alternator etc, there shoudl be a pulley on the crankshaft which you can then turn
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Oh maybe I get it.
The pulley at bottom of engine with a belt connected that has a big nut
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Ok I all go look at it.
You guys are awesome do you ever get any...Sleep?
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
thats the one, you should be able to turn it easily with a long bar , if it feels completly solid then there's something else wrong and the rocker covers will need to come off to inspect and / or use a borescope to peer inside the cylinder, I'm in the UK by the way so its 11.00 in the morning here
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I don't think it will be solid.
Do I turn it the same way as the starter does
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
yes thats right
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Then that nut would have to have backwards thread or does it turn that easy.
The flywheel turns backwards easy just not the same way the state turns
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
That's starter
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hey if I take out the glow plugs won't the starter crank it over
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
I'd reccommend turning by hand just to double check its all OK
if its moves 2 full turns then yes you can spin it over over on the starter
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Ive turned thAT fly wheel bAck and forth its when I put the glow plugs back in it locks up when I try to spin with starter
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
And yes when glow plugs are out it squirts oil out with ease
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
OK great as its turns by hand freely then spin it over on the starter until no more oil is coming out of the glow plug holes then check the oil level next an hopefully it will then start
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
do you still need help?