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Tractor Linkage

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by Vaughn Schultz, Sep 6, 2005.

  1. Vaughn Schultz

    Vaughn Schultz PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,565

    Howdy,

    I recently put money on a Ford loader and when I went to pick it up the "no major problem tractor" now has what he diagnosed as a linkage problem :angry:. Now he says that the only way to know what the problem is, is to open the "bell housing" and fix it at $65.00 per Hr. ( estimated 18 hr ) :eek:

    The tractor runs VERY strong, Good power steering, Great hydraulics, etc.
    And the dealer is asking $4900.00

    So what do I do? Buy it and fix it on my own? ( probably means pay some one ells :p) Is this a good price? The problem is these tractors are not easy to find and I am running out of time (need it by winter)

    What I can tell is: you have no neutral, you need to start it in 1st or revers (you also cant go from forward to revers)

    Any input? how hard are these to work on

    I NEED HELP

    Thank you,
    - Eric

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