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I am having a problem getting my "over-center"

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Greetings, I am having a problem getting my "over-center" (non-oil-type) main clutch to lock in (stay engaged in the locked position.) It was fine all day when I was working last week and then, it changed, suddenly (would not lock but the clutch worked fine holding the lever towards the lock position) and I have not been able to get it to lock even though I tried adjusting the clutch plates per the instructions in the "Serviceman's Reference Book" The tractor is a D4-7U and serial Number 43580 with 06955 hours showing on the service meter. I would appreciate any directions you may be able to provide towards this matter. Are the components still available should I need to replace worn items (the clutch was replaced about 10 years ago but the tractor is not used all that much and stored in a dry area when not in use.

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

D-4 7U 43580

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Not that I can think of, right now --- I sure hope that they can give me some clues on this -- the tractor is in GREAT shape, other than this issue. Thank you, ***** ***** for your help.

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Construction and Road Equipment
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