Recent content by SheilaF

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    Front Wheel Lug Bolts JD 870

    The lug bolts are supposed to be torqued down to a specified value, but keep in mind here that the JD 870 is a construction/agricultural tractor. Torque specs are exact for those vehicles that require a high degree of precision and safety. The tractor doesn't care if you have the right bolts or...
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    JD 4240 hydro PTO will not disengage.

    It sounds like a couple of things are happening here, but it could be as simple as a loose connection or a bad switch. The first thing you want to do is to inspect all of the wirings, look for things that appear out of the ordinary, burns, discoloration, corrosion, etc. Look at all your...
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    RTV 900 with cracked head

    I had a similar problem with one of my '97 Kawasaki Vulcan 900's. The head casting finally cracked and started to leak coolant. I've been a mechanic for more than 25 years, but this was a first for me. I ended up going to an aftermarket motorcycle parts distributor and bought new castings for...