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We need help with reconnecting hose on lift bucket we have
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Curtis..hope all is well.....i have an old skidsteer it
curtis..hope all is well.....i have an old thomas skidsteer it moves forward and back perfectly and the bucket tilt works good but now it will not lift the bucket off the lowered position....fluid is … read more
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My 2005 Deere 317 is showing codes f9d5, f974, and f9h9. Can
my 2005 John Deere 317 is showing codes f9d5, f974, and f9h9. Can you help me diagnose … read more
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I have a 250 JD Skid Steer and the right side bucket
I have a 250 JD Skid Steer and the right side bucket cylinder seal was leaking a little. Finally gave way and hydraulic fluid came gushing out. Had to continue backing up about thirty feet before shut… read more
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Replaced bucket cylinder on JD 4475 skidsteer, worked as I
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Have a 1968 580 ck case backhoe w/ model 33 backhoe
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Curtis B.
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I have a JD544H loader that won't lift the bucket. Without
I have a JD544H loader that won't lift the bucket. Without the bucket it goes up and down just fine. I had a JD mechanic test the hyd. pump and he said that it needed to be replaced but couldn't expla… read more
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Curtis B.
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Deere 250 skid steer hydraulics stopped working. There was a
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Curtis B.
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I have a Kubota L3450, with a LA650A loader on it. The
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I have 8875 Deere Skidsteer,I noticed I have a trail of
I have 8875 John Deere Skidsteer,I noticed I have a trail of hydraulic oil when I work with it.… read more
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Have a case 590 super m backhoe.Hose blew under the machine
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I have a 210 loader it is slow to lift & lacks power I have
I have a 210 loader it is slow to lift & lacks power I have rebuilt all lift cylinders, they were pretty bad. still the problem exists, i'm not sure if it's the spool valve or maybe a filter. please h… read more
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Curtis B.
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Wayne:George here in Half Moon Bay, CA. We have a little
Wayne: George here in Half Moon Bay, CA. We have a little JD 4100. Hydrostatic drive. The three point hitch goes up and down, the tractor will go forward and back, but the loader has stopped working. … read more
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HAve john deere 544a, loader won't move in either forward or
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my 2004 6640 gehl skidsteer boom is lifting slow even at high
my 2004 6640 gehl skidsteer boom is lifting slow even at high rpms, i already have changed the main relief valve and changed the hydraulic filter and still no change.… read more
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Curtis B.
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MY F E LOADER 145 FOR MY 2240 JD (1982) (John Deere 3179DL)
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The Koyker loader control on my 25HP Kioto tractor seems to
The Koyker loader control on my 25HP Kioto tractor seems to have changed the way it operates. The loader still raises, lowers and the bucket drops and curls up however the actions have changed with re… read more
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