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    Dec 2012
    750 john deere

    Default Frustrated with myself and tractor.

    I have no experience with my own tractor. I bought it shortly after buying farm. Had help at time,tractor did a great job. Help did Now i am a fulltime student with hopes of being mostly self sufficient,but can not get it started.

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    Veteran Member yelbike's Avatar
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    Nov 2011
    Near Winnipeg, Mb, Canada
    John Deere 2305, 2320,Z465

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    Carefull what you aim for, Aim for nothing and you will achieve it with amazing accuracy.

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    Welcome to the forum. Is the battery dead, fuel turned on, saftey switchs functioning right.

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    Platinum Member DutchHenryBrown's Avatar
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    Tombstone, AT
    Mahindra 5010

    Default Re: Frustrated with myself and tractor.

    Hi from Arizona. Not sure about your brand but mine you have to step on the brake pedal before it will start? Maybe something as simple as that check your owners manual? Good luck.

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    Super Star Member TripleR's Avatar
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    Kubota M8540HDC, L5740HSTC, BX2200, BX2660, John Deere 425&1025R, Case, Massey Ferguson, Ford

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    Yep, do a check list of things like what does it do, not do; does it spin the engine, just click, not even click, lights come on, checked the battery, fuel shutoff etc. With a little information maybe someone can help you; won't start covers a LOT of possibilities.

    Good luck

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    Elite Member Bob77064's Avatar
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    KY @ TN line
    2011 LS R3039

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    Welcome neighbor.

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    Philippi WV
    farmall cub John Deere 310 Backhoe Loader Ventrac 4131

    Default Re: Frustrated with myself and tractor.

    Welcome You will get it started. Just provide more information and you will get help.

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    Super Member daugen's Avatar
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    Feb 2012
    Washington NC (Inner Banks)
    Kubota L5740HSTC, Massey Ferguson 2615

    Default Re: Frustrated with myself and tractor.

    nothing to add. But I can recap...
    type of tractor?
    dash lights come on?
    does starter turn the motor?
    Any ignition at all?
    Choke on?
    clutch pedal down and foot on brake?
    If diesel, glow plug light come on?
    Fuel in fuel bowl?
    When in doubt, recharge your battery so it gets a good spin to start.
    etc, etc.

    There's a dance you do in starting and everyone here does it, you just have to figure out what makes your girl tick.
    2012 Kubota L5740HSTC3 with FEL and Long solid bucket grapple, TNT, CA forks and stump bucket, Fred Cain subsoiler, County Line potato plow, County Line 1 bottom plow, 1986 Gravely 8199G with tow behind DR rototiller, 50" deck+40" Gravely wing mowers, Echo 450-18 & 600-24, Echo PPT280, 2014 JD X750 diesel garden tractor, 1968 Cub Cadet 125 under renovation, Husky-Speeco 35 ton splitter, ETA heavy duty rake and blade, Northern Tools 55 gal orchard sprayer, tow behind 8hp Little Wonder blower,

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    Platinum Member wcampbell47's Avatar
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    Texas Coast
    Kubota B7510 and L3901

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    Checking for a 750 JD comes up with a tractor built in the 80's with gear shift. Suggestions -

    Make sure the tractor has fuel and a hot battery.

    Sitting in the operators seat depress the clutch, shift the main gear lever to neutral. Continue depressing the clutch and turn the key on. Not sure if the key starts the tractor or you have to press a starter button. Advance throttle to about half. Diesels have glow plugs to aid in starting. Turn the key just enough to engage power to the glow plugs. On that old of a tractor I would count to about 10 if you have a hot battery. Then turn the key to the start position.

    If everything is in working order it should start. May run rough until it warms up a bit. I would let it idle a few minutes before using.

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    Kubota B7510 & L3901

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    Yanceyville, North Carolina
    Kubota L4400

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    Welcome aboard. Best wishes.
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