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Need help with ford 861 clutch oddities

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notoriousisaacf

07-11-2019 18:23:58




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I believe the clutch finally went out on my ford 861. I bought it last year, and the clutch always engaged all the way at the end of the pedal. I knew it was about out. However, a few abnormal symptoms have me questioning what else may be wrong. Here they are.

1. When in neutral, when the tractor is cold, when i let the clutch out it starts to barely creep forward. Been doing this since day 1. Its completely in neutral, the knob goes up/down and is not in gear. It only does this very very gently, and only for 10 seconds or so. It doesnt make any odd noises.

2. Here in the last couple weeks sometimes the clutch would engage at half peddle and not be so sensitive.. as in it would kind of jerk into and out of gear. After using for a while, 10 minutes or so, the clutch would return to engaging all the way at the end of the peddle being let off.

3. (I think the actual clutch is obviously burned now because of the following...) it slips and grinds for 10 seconds or so when releasing the clutch until finally grabbing. Started doing this on a job. I got it on the trailer and back home but parked it since then.

So I wonder if theres a bigger problem with my transmission or the clutch linkage or something.

Or if these are common symptoms of a cluth going?

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michford

07-12-2019 04:18:46




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 Re: Need help with ford 861 clutch oddities in reply to notoriousisaacf, 07-11-2019 18:23:58  
My 860 wants to creep in neutral when first started. Much more noticeable in the winter when the temps are colder, but barely noticeable in the summer months. As far as clutch engagement, as Destroked said, probably time to replace the clutch if at the end of adjustment and noticeable slipping.



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Destroked 450

07-11-2019 18:49:52




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 Re: Need help with ford 861 clutch oddities in reply to notoriousisaacf, 07-11-2019 18:23:58  
Sounds like the damper springs in the clutch disc are broke and coming out.

Our old 850 would try to move forward on a cold day, nothing wrong with the trans.

Break it apart and replace the clutch.



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