Posted by Jetbird on December 30, 2012 at 04:14:41 from (126.96.36.199):
I had the lift cover off my 3400 to clean out the sump, replace filters, and do other repairs. Now that it is back together the lift doesn't seem to work until the quadrant control lever reaches near the top of its travel. I think I may have damaged the "flow control valve override linkage" when reinstalling the lift cover. The manual says to put a steel rule in the slot in the cam follower when lowering the cover to avoid damage to the linkage. I do not remember doing this. I do remember (this was weeks ago) that the cover was not balanced perfectly from my shop crane so it didn't go down nice and level at first. From reading oher posts it sounds like my symptoms of the lever not working to lift until near the top of the quadrant are consistent with a worn cam follower. Are they also consistent with a damaged linkage from improper installation of the lift cover? Seems like a worn (shortened) cam follower would act similar to a bent linkage. Also, if I damaged my linkage, is it as simple as straightening some bent steel or did I likely break something? :?
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 ]
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.