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Experience:  17+ yrs. shop and field experience with all major brands of heavy equipment and trucks - 1995 WyoTech graduate.
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Bobcat 553, non computer I think, traction lock solenoid

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bobcat 553, non computer I think, traction lock solenoid keeps coming on. seems to happen more often when machine is hot, could relay for the solenoid be bad?
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: bobcat 552 SN###-##-#### year??
JA: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Construction and Road Equipment
Expert:  Dan replied 8 months ago.

Hi my name is***** will be glad to try to help. What are you getting for fault codes?

Expert:  Dan replied 8 months ago.

Can you give me more information on the chain of events that led up to the problems you are having now?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
While using machine it locks up and stops
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
You can stop shut off and then it will reset and last a few minutes then locks again
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Won't reset while running when it happens, must shut off to reset
Expert:  Dan replied 8 months ago.

Thanks for the update. check the filter for fine metal/debris indicating a pump or component problem occurring. If okay check the wiring to the traction lock solenoid and for power for a possible faulty solenoid itself. Let me know

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