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D17 power director shims

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OHIO ORANGE

01-08-2008 02:35:25




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I tore the power director apart on my D17 last night. From what my book says the total of the shims should be .205. Mine had .066 front and rear and .049 in the center,giving me a total of.181. The friction plates are all .119 to .120.
Everything looks good with minimal wear. This PD hasn't worked since I owned this tractor due to a broken shift collar. I have never worked on a PD before and don't want to split the tractor again due to an incorrect shimming or adjustment. Thanks for any and all advice,OO

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loveshisallis

01-08-2008 18:25:34




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 Re: D17 power director shims in reply to OHIO ORANGE, 01-08-2008 02:35:25  
I need to know is the power director clutches the same for a D-17 series I as they are for a Series III?



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Brad-MN

01-08-2008 11:10:11




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 Re: D17 power director shims in reply to OHIO ORANGE, 01-08-2008 02:35:25  
I would put the recommended shims back in the way your manual tells you too with the correct thickness for each part of the clutch (neutral, high, low). The shims are available from AGCO at a reasonable price, or at least my local AGCO dealer had some on the shelf that weren't very expensive. Most of the time, it's a matter of moving shims from one spot into the next to adjust engagement or the neutral, but in your case it looks like you are maybe missing some thicknesses in there. Maybe somebody adjusted wrong sometime back in it's history? I set the PD clutch up on my D19 right to the manual tolerances and it has not given me a problem, even shifting it under a heavy load, such as plowing. I hope this helps you out.

Brad

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