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JD 260 skid steer: Lost power yesterday. Starts fine but at…

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JD 260 skid steer: Lost power yesterday. Starts fine but at max throttle smokes and skips; also leaking hydraulic oil. What is wrong?
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Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 7 years ago
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Two separate problems. The engine is starving for fuel, so first change the fuel filter and drain the water separator. The engine is skipping and smoking from lack of fuel.

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Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 7 years ago

Hydraulic leak just has to traced back to is's source, with a skidsteer, you have many places that cam leak, not something that I would be able to determine!

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Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 7 years ago

Just have to run and look for leak! Best to put up on blocks so you can run travel.

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