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'53 Jubilee won't start...Help!

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Todd

12-28-1998 18:28:51




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I've owned a '53 Jubilee, my first tractor, for three months now. When I bought it, it ran great, no problems. I was skidding logs one day, and all of a sudden it started to spit and sputter when it was under load. It would also do this when I cranked the throttle open quickly. Sometimes so bad it would die out completely. So far I've rebuilt the carb, changed the points and condenser, and tried a new coil. None of these things corrected the problem. The tractor sat for a coulple of weeks, and now I can't get it to start at all! Still gets spark, and still seems to get fuel. What else could it be? Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!

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Larry Zehr

06-29-2001 09:36:17
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 Re: '53 Jubilee won't start...Help! in reply to Todd, 12-28-1998 18:28:51  
I need a specific wiring diagram for a 1953 ford jubilee. My tractor won't start the coil just gets hot, no electric to the distributor cap a wire is crossed I think. The tractor is a 6 volt positive ground.
Please respond ASAP Thanks,
Larry



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Gary Moreland

10-23-2001 13:19:32
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 Re: Re: '53 Jubilee won't start...Help! in reply to Larry Zehr, 06-29-2001 09:36:17  
It sounds like you have a short. There is an insulator in the dist where the coil wire goes in and the Points connect. There should be the wire to the dist that connects to a bolt that goes thru the dist housing, Than on the inside of the dist housing there should be an insultor to keep it grounding, then a nut and a braided wire that goes from the dist housing to the contacts.



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Jess

12-31-1998 14:10:16




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 Re: '53 Jubilee won't start...Help! in reply to Todd, 12-28-1998 18:28:51  
I was going to give you my opion, but the other guys gave all the good answers...... Good luck with you Jubilee..... oh did you check the ignition switch? sometimes they go bad.. My Jubilee did something like that before. I had a bad wire from the resistor to the coil. changed the wire and everything was fine. Let us know what you find..............



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f.p.meyer

03-18-2001 08:22:07
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 Re: Re: '53 Jubilee won't start...Help! in reply to Jess, 12-31-1998 14:10:16  
using a test light,check the ignition switch,a multimeter can also be used,for continuity.after that check the wiring,if no luck try a compression test.Good luck.



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Tommy D....

12-31-1998 07:39:41




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 Re: '53 Jubilee won't start...Help! in reply to Todd, 12-28-1998 18:28:51  
Check the filter on the fuel on/off switch under the fuel tank. This bit me. It can be removed without removing the tank - two bolts.

Fuel problems can be deceiving as the sediment bowl will appear to be full, yet the carb is getting no fuel to provide to the engine.

Also, the sputtering on mine was fixed with carb adjustments. The manual says the initial setting is 1 1/4 turns (high speed adjustment screw), but mine ended up about 2 1/4 turns to correct the problem. Idle must be re-adjusted after the high speed is set.

Hope this helps,
Tommy D.....

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Radar

12-30-1998 08:19:29




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 Re: '53 Jubilee won't start...Help! in reply to Todd, 12-28-1998 18:28:51  
"Seems" to be getting fuel???? I don't know if you realize it or not, but there is a small bronze porus filter inside the brass fitting right as it goes into the carb. This could be your problem as it has happened to me. Check it out if you haven't already.



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