Just a quick update on the 1440. Dad and I were able to pull the combine into the shop (after disconnecting the shafts from the transmission to the drives). I may have blown the money on the new hydro. Apparently there is a bearing out in my transmission. Not too sure of the damage extent yet as I haven't dropped it out. Will be doing that this morning. Several ball bearings fell out when I drained the transmission yesterday evening.
I was sure that the hydro was the culprit before as there was a pretty bad sound coming from it before I replaced it but now I am wondering if my ears are just bad and the sound was actually coming from the tranny.
I appreciate the advice, especially on the replacing the pump and motor at the same time. New to these things so I did not know that. Hopefully can get this puppy back up and running so that when the snow from Sandy goes away we can finish our corn. God bless.
--old fashioned farmer