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Bobcat won't move - chain?

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by MNBobcat, Jan 12, 2009.

  1. MNBobcat

    MNBobcat Junior Member
    Messages: 19

    Hi Guys,

    I was just plowing snow with the bobcat (763h). It lurched, made a noise, and then stopped. I can only go forward or backwards about 6 inches and then it locks up. I suspect something happened to one of the drive chains. I assume there are chains inside?

    Its colder than you know what outside right now, too.

    To get to the drive system, is it just a matter of tipping the cab and removing a cover somewhere? How does one load it on a trailer to take it to the dealer or is that flat-out about impossible?
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2009
  2. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,034

    Drag it on or we use a bigger loader with pallet forks.
  3. CityGuy

    CityGuy PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 16,905

    push yourself on with bucket then when on ramps move 6" at a time until in place.
  4. MNBobcat

    MNBobcat Junior Member
    Messages: 19

    Wouldn't that cause more damage to the drivetrain? The wheels are locked up.
  5. CityGuy

    CityGuy PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 16,905

    It is the only way that I see unless you get a wrecker to pull it on but you are still goint to drag tires
  6. MNBobcat

    MNBobcat Junior Member
    Messages: 19

    Never mind. I get the dumbsh*t award. :dizzy:

    I somehow had kicked the parking brake and had engaged it. :) Oh well, I guess being a first time Bobcat owner entitles me to at least one dumb mistake. LOL!
  7. bike5200

    bike5200 Senior Member
    from Ky
    Messages: 437

    That was a cheap fix
  8. Jay brown

    Jay brown PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,783

    glad you got it "fixed" i bet you $10 you'll never do that again??
  9. ServiceOnSite

    ServiceOnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 928

    hopefully you didnt mess anything else up inside it. best of luck to you