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Belgian 3000 hydralics

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Blue Crew

02-10-2019 08:50:08




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Greetings all. We have a Belgian 3000 orchard model that has very sluggish hydraulics. If the arms lift at all the tractor has to be revving at high speed. Otherwise no lifting. We have the lift cover kit to replace the o rings and gaskets and are attempting to change the filters. Thee is a stainless steel half circular piece of metal around the bottom of the main shaft leading to the rear end of the tractor. Is this stock? I don't see it on any schematics. It is blocking access to the filters on the intake and return lines. The fluid in the rear end is very clean and the silicone on the top cover tells me others have been in there before.
Do I need to change any other parts while I am in there?
Also the transmission brake is a mass of rusty mud under the cover so we will need a rebuild kit for it. Any links to sources for parts?

Any advice is appreciated.

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Ultradog MN

02-10-2019 10:12:19




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 Re: Belgian 3000 hydralics in reply to Blue Crew, 02-10-2019 08:50:08  
The British and Belgian tractors do have some extra baffles in the area around the pinion shaft but I think those were more related to the hand brake than the hydraulics.
I was into one of those on a 4000 but can't remember exactly now.
The filter on those should be the same as a US built one.
You can take them out and wash in solvent then blow them out good and get more service out of them.
You do have to pull the lift cover to get at it though.
As to the hand brake, my 4000 had that on it. It was completely shot and the oil seal was allowing a lot of water to get into the rear end. It is a nice feature but the parts to fix it were very expensive when I looked maybe 6? years ago.
I simply removed the entire unit and covered the hole with a round plate from an American 3000. Was simple to remove it.
If I were you I would pull the handbrake off and start the tractor. Put a good load in the 3 point and lift it. Then look inside that hole. If the lift piston seals are bad you will see a lot of leakage from above.
Lift piston is easy to install if needed.
Thus site sells the kit - new lift piston, seals and cover gasket. Cheap - $15-$20?
Service the filter while you have the cover off.
No silicone. Silicone - especially around hydraulics, is for morons.

P.S.
Welcome to the Ford board.
Those are very good tractors.

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Blue Crew

02-10-2019 10:24:55




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 Re: Belgian 3000 hydralics in reply to Ultradog MN, 02-10-2019 10:12:19  
What do you do for brakes with the hand brake removed?



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Bern

02-10-2019 09:28:06




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 Re: Belgian 3000 hydralics in reply to Blue Crew, 02-10-2019 08:50:08  
"Thee is a stainless steel half circular piece of metal around the bottom of the main shaft leading to the rear end of the tractor."

I'm having a hard time deciphering this. Any pics?



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Blue Crew

02-10-2019 10:11:44




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 Re: Belgian 3000 hydralics in reply to Bern, 02-10-2019 09:28:06  



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Bern

02-10-2019 12:19:08




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 Re: Belgian 3000 hydralics in reply to Blue Crew, 02-10-2019 10:11:44  
That would be an anti-aeration baffle, needed to keep the gears from churning the oil and allowing air into the hydraulic system. I've never had the pleasure of removing one myself, but I suspect that you'll need to remove the attaching bolts and it *might* rotate out of there. I'm also guessing it wont actually be that easy, and may require removing the handbrake first.

As for an alternative parking brake, see the link below, part numbers 52 and related items.

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