Construction and Road Equipment

Construction and road equipment repair questions? Ask a mechanic ASAP

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

This answer was rated:

The loader on my JD 5045 is stuck three feet off the ground.

The loader on my...

The loader on my JD 5045 is stuck three feet off the ground. The bucket tilts ok but the arms will not move up or down. The line pressurize and the rear lift properly.

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

5045E PT5045e000091

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?

I picked up the bucket with a fork lift and moved the joystick, It moved a little but when I removed the forks, it sank back to original position.

Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Construction and Road Equipment Question
Answered in 10 minutes by:
10/28/2018
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 3 years ago
Curtis B.
Curtis B., Technician
Category: Construction and Road Equipment
Satisfied Customers: 43,561
Experience: Technican turned service manager with multiple lines of equipment and rental units.
Verified

Hello! Let's see if we can work together and come to a satisfactory conclusion!

Are the hoses attached to the control valve with quick connections? Use the forklift or something to secure the boom, and remove the two quick connect hose connections for the boom. Then just reattach them and test. Many times the quick connections move slightly and the internal check valve closes and locks the flow.

Ask Your Own Construction and Road Equipment Question
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I will try that. Thank you.
Mechanic: Curtis B., Technician replied 3 years ago

Let me know.

Curtis B.
Curtis B., Technician
Category: Construction and Road Equipment
Satisfied Customers: 43,561
Experience: Technican turned service manager with multiple lines of equipment and rental units.
Verified
Curtis B. and 87 other Construction and Road Equipment Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a mechanicLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Curtis B. Your Own Question
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Curtis B., Technician
Category: Construction and Road Equipment
Satisfied Customers: 43,561
43,561 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Technican turned service manager with multiple lines of equipment and rental units.

Curtis B. is online now

Related Construction and Road Equipment Questions
I have a 247b multi terrain loader I replaced the plungers
I have a 247b multi terrain loader I replaced the plungers is the pilot control and everything works, except the lift arm fades down and won't stay in position. … read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,325 satisfied customers
I have a LA1353 front end loader - will not lift. I have
I have a LA1353 front end loader - will not lift . I have checked fluid level- full . Will tilt ,and grapple has third function and it works. I thought was a bad seal in lift cylinder - had them repla… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
43,561 satisfied customers
My 928G bucket will not rollback. Cat 928G 2000. Serial#
My 928G bucket will not rollback JA: What's the make, model, and year of your construction equipment? Customer: Cat 928G 2000 JA: Do you have a VIN or any serial numbers? Customer: Serial# ***** JA: I… read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,325 satisfied customers
I got 2012 case sr220 and loader arm linkage is broke and
I got 2012 case sr220 and loader arm linkage is broke and can't get loader up to tilt cab … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
43,561 satisfied customers
I have a cat 287b skidsteer the all the hydraulics work
I have a cat 287b skidsteer the all the hydraulics work except for the bucket down ward will not move … read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,325 satisfied customers
Have a bobcat t650. The bucket suddenly stopped lifting an
have a bobcat t650. The bucket suddenly stopped lifting an tilting during usage. The bucket lock light start flashing. I shut down the machine and restart it again. It still does not work. when I turn… read more
Fieldtech59
Fieldtech59
416 satisfied customers
Cat 416 backhoe loader bucket will not lift. new hyd pump
cat 416 b backhoe loader bucket will not lift. new hyd pump have pulled valve all looks all other hyd. works good front and rear. anyideas … read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,325 satisfied customers
The boom doesn't go up in a caterpillar 242B3. Serial
The boom doesn't go up in a caterpillar 242B3 JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine? Customer: Serial k11N074 co3 JA: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so fa… read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,325 satisfied customers
I own 2015 bobcat T630, it shows me code W3231. Would you
Hello, I own 2015 bobcat T630, it shows me code W3231. Would you know how to fix it? Thank you! … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Journeyman
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,298 satisfied customers
Ford 250c tractor. Bucket will go side to side but won't
Ford 250c tractor. Bucket will go side to side but won't come up. It's a744 loader … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
43,561 satisfied customers
I have 2003 950 G cat loader the bucket tilts but won't
I have 2003 950 G cat loader the bucket tilts but won't lift … read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,325 satisfied customers
I have a 2003 Bobcat 873 and I am having trouble with my
I have a 2003 Bobcat 873 and I am having trouble with my bucket going up and down I get a error code of 32-59 and 32-36 and acs light come on… read more
Fieldtech59
Fieldtech59
416 satisfied customers
2012 t190 bobcat tilt bucket back it puts pressure on lift
2012 t190 bobcat tilt bucket back it puts pressure on lift cylinders up. tip bucket down lift cylinders drop down. lift safty bar or open door bucket and arms drop slightly… read more
Fieldtech59
Fieldtech59
416 satisfied customers
Afternoon, I have a Farmtrac 535 with a bucket attachment.
Afternoon, I have a Farmtrac 535 with a bucket attachment. The bucket and rear lift is moving very very slow. Changed the hydraulic filter that was not bad. after warming up the rear lift will move up… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
43,561 satisfied customers
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
Wayne
Wayne
Journeyman
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,298 satisfied customers
I have a koyker loader on a farmpro 25 hp tractor the 140 loader.
I have a koyker loader on a farmpro 25 hp tractor the 140 loader. I had the engine reworked and they told me the pump was bad on the loader. They put a new pump on. The loader now is useless it loses … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
43,561 satisfied customers
i have a s300 the tilt on the bucket wont work the cylinders
i have a s300 the tilt on the bucket wont work the cylinders are good what do i check next… read more
Fieldtech59
Fieldtech59
416 satisfied customers
caterpillar skid loader has some kind of haudralic problem
caterpillar skid loader has some kind of haudralic problem so that ocassionally when bucket or forks are lowered the bucket dows not move with slight movements of joystick, but when joystick pushed al… read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,325 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Curtis B.

Curtis B.

Technician

43,561 satisfied customers

Technican turned service manager with multiple lines of equipment and rental units.

Wayne

Wayne

Journeyman

1,298 satisfied customers

worked on many road graders, Bull dozers , skid steers, Rollers

Cat Man

Cat Man

Cat Engine Expert

578 satisfied customers

I am ASE Master Certified.

dieseldan55

dieseldan55

Mechanic

299 satisfied customers

Road Mechanic for Volvo Construction Equipment.

Chris (aka- Moose)

Chris (aka- Moose)

Technician

85 satisfied customers

24 years of experience diagnosing & repairing

Steve

Steve

Mechanic

42 satisfied customers

Heavy Equipment Mechanic for 25 years

JBFixxer

JBFixxer

Mechanic

22 satisfied customers

16+ years experience, hydraulics,hydrostatics, engines, fuel injection systems. And everything in between.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x