Yesterday's Tractor Co. The Right Parts, Right Away
Click Here or call 800-853-2651 
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
Classified Ads
Photo Ads
Tractor Parts

Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Tractor Town
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs

Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life
Massey Harris & Massey Ferguson Tractors Discussion Forum
Show Parts for Model:

Re: MF35 clutch problem

[Show Entire Topic]  

Welcome Guest, Log in or Register
Author  [Modern View]
DavidP, South Wales

01-27-2014 03:22:21

Report to Moderator

The first part of your message suggests that the tractor has two gears engaged at the same time. The second part suggest that either the clutch might have failed or the shear tube has broken. This is there to protect the transmission from overload.

For the first part; remove the oil filler plug next to the main gear lever. Using a flashlight look inside and to the right hand side. You will see the two selector rods with the housings with the slots in which the ball on the end of the gearlever engages. In the neutral position these should be in line. You gearlever may not be engaged in one of them. If the gearlever is engaged in one of them move it back and forth to ensure that you have the 'neutral' position. With it in this position the other one should be no more than 5/8 -3/4" forward or backward of this position. Align the two selector housings if you can even if you have to use a long screwdriver or piece of 1/2" bar with a slight bend in it through the filler hole.

If you can see the selectors moving forward and backward in relation to movements of the gearlever then it is possible that a selector fork is loose on its rod.

To check the shear tube you will need to drain the transmission oil to at least the level of the bottom bolt on the LH side cover and remove it. Using the flashlight look forwards and upwards. You will see the sheartube. This has a splitpin approximately in the middle through it. It is possible that the splitpin has fallen out and the tube moved forward out of engagement. If it has, all well and good but I think that you have at least a gearbox problem.
Please let us know what you find.
DavidP, South Wales

[Log in to Reply]   [No Email]
[Show Entire Topic]     [Options]  [Printer Friendly]  [Posting Help]  [Return to Forum]   [Log in to Reply]

Hop to:

Fast Shipping!  Most of our stocked parts ship within 24 hours (M-Th). Expedited shipping available, just call! Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors. Compare our super low shipping rates! We have the parts you need to repair your tractor. We are a company you can trust and have generous return policies. Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ About Us ]

Home  |  Forums

Copyright © 1997-2015 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters