Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    New Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Posts
    18
    Location
    Texas - Ellis County
    Tractor
    TC40D

    Default TC-40D HST PTO Hard to engage

    My PTO has become harder and harder to engage/disengage. I have cleaned the linkage with no better results. Is the problem internal? Any ideas? Thanks.

  2. #2
    Bronze Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    94
    Location
    WI
    Tractor
    Case

    Default Re: TC-40D HST PTO Hard to engage

    Your problem is most like likely the plastic bushings and shaft that the pto lever is mounted to. When the shaft rusts the plastic bushing will bind.

    You can determine if the shaft and bushing are binding by wiggling the pto lever side to side. By comparing the play with another lever you will see there is a certain amount of play

    Mike

  3. #3
    Epic Contributor
    R.I.P.
    jinman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2001
    Posts
    21,014
    Location
    Texas - Wise County - Sunset
    Tractor
    NHTC45D, NH LB75B, Ford Jubilee

    Default Re: TC-40D HST PTO Hard to engage

    Steve, Mike (Spicer) is correct. All the levers on the left side pivot on the same shaft. Looking at the illustration below, that pivot shaft is item #14. When I took mine apart, the shaft was corroded. Cleaning that up and adding a little lube should take care of your problem. To get at the shaft, you'll need to remove the left side plastic console. It's bolted on from underneath the fender and you can even get to the bolts without removing the wheel. With the console off you can unbolt one bolt on each end of the shaft and slide it out so it can be cleaned. That's what I'd suggest as a first step and probably will be all you need.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails -tc45-leftlevers-jpg  
    Jim


Similar Threads

  1. JD F935 - PTO won't engage
    By CentralNC in forum John Deere Lawn & Garden
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 08-08-2014, 12:17 AM
  2. '72 2000 PTO shift lever grinding to engage (tricks - best way) ???
    By schiker in forum New Holland Owning/Operating
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 12-05-2011, 09:10 AM
  3. JD 4600 HST PTO Problem
    By kabeman in forum John Deere Owning/Operating
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 07-22-2008, 12:09 PM
  4. 1540 rear PTO lever wont engage
    By coolhl7 in forum Massey Ferguson Owning/Operating
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 02-19-2007, 06:24 PM
  5. TC 40D PTO Generator - Disappointing
    By djradz in forum New Holland Owning/Operating
    Replies: 42
    Last Post: 01-27-2007, 10:26 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
© 2014 TractorByNet.com. TractorByNet is a registered trademark of IMC Digital Universe, Inc. Other trademarks on this page are the property of their respective owners.