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Bob

09-01-1999 05:47:10




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I have recently purchased a '73 Ford 3000 diesel which I really like so far. I do have a concern about the oil usage, however. There is a tube that is connected to the oil fill. It is routed down to near the right front wheel axle. It seems that a lot of oil blows out of this tube. I had opportunity to use the tractor for a long stretch this past week and had to add two quarts of oil per tank of fuel. Is this normal, or is it indicative of a different problem?

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chris

09-01-1999 19:46:12




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 Re: Ford 3000 oil usage in reply to Bob, 09-01-1999 05:47:10  
You my friend have an oil consumption problem.The tube you are refering to is the crankcase breather tube .What ever goes past the rings comes out here.You are a prime candidate for a rebuild. A compression test and cylinder leakage test will clue you in as to where the actual problems lie. The big picture is one in which you may as well do the whole job right and give her a complete rebuild. A couple bucks yes but when shes running like new you will feel it was money well spent.Or if the rest of the unit has seen better days this may be that time to trade it off for something a little fresher. Good Luck!

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Bob

09-02-1999 05:42:44




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 Re: Re: Ford 3000 oil usage in reply to chris , 09-01-1999 19:46:12  
Bad news! I just bought the tractor. Thanks for the help, Chris.



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