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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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Cat v50d forklift is gutless in gear bogs Engine gives high

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Cat v50d forklift is gutless in gear bogs
Engine gives high revs to operate hydralic
But won't get out of its own way..
Set timing with vacuum gage to 15in at idle
Runs well, just gutless
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Industrial Equipment
Expert:  Dan replied 3 months ago.

Hi Tim. My name is***** the engine is responsive and not bogging down then this could be a transmission or hydraulic issue. Check the oil and filters for fine metal/debris and burnt smell/discoloration of the oil that would flag an internal mechanical failure or component failure. Let me know

Expert:  Dan replied 3 months ago.

Hi, Did you get this resolved?

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