Welcome! Please use the navigational links on your left to explore our website.

Company Logo Shop Now
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Classified Ads
Photo Ads
Tractor Parts

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

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

Research & Info
Articles
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
Glossary

Miscellaneous
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
Kountry Life
  
Discussion Forum
:

WD chugging, smoking

Welcome Guest, Log in or Register
Author 
Dale

06-05-2002 19:10:26




Report to Moderator

A couple months ago I acquired a 1950 WD. Up until
the last couple days it ran great, no smoke, good
power and ran smooth. Recently it started running
jerky and popping smoke with little power. When I
shut it off I hear a single deep glug sound from
the exhaust I didn't hear before. It was converted
over to a 12 volt system right before I bought it.
It still starts right up but I'm puzzled at the
sudden change in how it runs. Any help would be
greatly appreciated. Thanx, Dale

[Log in to Reply]   [No Email]
Dale

06-09-2002 05:08:28




Report to Moderator
 Re: WD chugging, smoking in reply to Dale, 06-05-2002 19:10:26  
Cleaned the oil bath of the air cleaner, which was
half full of gunk, but did not help. Needed cleaned out really bad anyway. Will clean
filter next, then look at exhaust and then go to carb. I noticed the sound made when I turn off the engine almost sounds like a gasp for breath and happens a second or two after the engine is completely shut off.
Thanx to everyone for the help. I hope to eventually restore this tractor to original condition and make some of the shows here in the
east. I'll be retiring in a couple years and god
willing would like to make it to the midwest to
the Gathering Of The Orange at one of it's locations. Like many WD owners I drove a tractor like this growing up on our farm and have never lost my passion for it. Thanx again for all help.

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
jim in ks

06-06-2002 17:22:18




Report to Moderator
 Re: WD chugging, smoking in reply to Dale, 06-05-2002 19:10:26  
I know this sounds stupid,but you might check the muffler and see if it is pluged. I had the same symtoms with an old car,took four days to find.



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
Brad Wies

06-06-2002 08:54:34




Report to Moderator
 Re: WD chugging, smoking in reply to Dale, 06-05-2002 19:10:26  
Hello, since it was a "sudden" occurence, you should remove the air cleaner parts and clean them out with a solvent. The air cleaner and parts of it may have gotten plugged up giving it a natural choked effect. Alot of times now, air filter matinence is overlooked. If this doesn't solve problem go to the carb and reuild it, easier than it looks, if uncomfortable doing it, refer to this board or a friend. All it sounds like is a good tractor in need of a doctors work. Good luck, and I hope you solve the problem,-Brad Wies

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
Booger Bob

06-06-2002 08:53:47




Report to Moderator
 Re: WD chugging, smoking in reply to Dale, 06-05-2002 19:10:26  
Is your choke opening completely? Also, make sure your air cleaner is not partially plugged up.



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
James (MO)

06-06-2002 05:00:06




Report to Moderator
 Re: WD chugging, smoking in reply to Dale, 06-05-2002 19:10:26  
The black smoke indicates the engine is getting too much fuel. It sounds like the engine is being starved of fuel and all of a sudden it gets a big shot of it. I would start the troubleshooting by removing the carburetor and looking for a badly worn inlet needle/seat valve. (A carb rebuild kit will solve that problem). You might also check to see if the float has a hole in it by putting it in some diesel fuel for a few hours (overnight?)and see if it remains afloat. My $0.02

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
James (MO)

06-05-2002 20:46:52




Report to Moderator
 Re: WD chugging, smoking in reply to Dale, 06-05-2002 19:10:26  
Is the smoke blue or black?



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
Dale

06-06-2002 02:48:11




Report to Moderator
 Re: Re: WD chugging, smoking in reply to James (MO), 06-05-2002 20:46:52  
The smoke appears to be black. Up until 2 days
it was clear. The change was sudden.



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

Hop to:


TRACTOR PARTS TRACTOR MANUALS
We sell tractor parts!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor - the right parts. Our low prices and years of research make us your best choice when you need parts. Shop Online Today. [ About Us ]

Home  |  Forums


Today's Featured Article - Talk of the Town: Modern Diesel Fuel in an Old Tractor - by Staff. This interestin discussion is from the Tractor Talk Discussion Forum. Remember that safety is your first priority - make sure you know what you are doing before attempting a potentially dangerous activity! ... [Read Article]

Latest Ad: I have A narrow front end from 65 Massey and also a front guard for a 65 Massey call or e-mail for price. [More Ads]

Copyright © 1997-2020 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

Website Accessibility Policy