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    Re: Scheduled Delivery of new 5055e

    Great and enjoy!
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    Re: just purchased 5065e

    Congratulations! Nothing runs like a deere.... ;) Always remember S.A.F.E.T.Y comes first!
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    Re: John Deere 5085 Flat Tire Question

    Tire Fixed for $200. It was patched. Took about 1:45 minutes and was a local fellow. Now back to work and thank you everyone for your help!
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    Re: John Deere 5085 Flat Tire Question

    I was told by the JD dealer that anti freeze in tires to give weight. I also watched them do this but the thing is I noticed they placed water and anti freeze in the tires. Is that usual?
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    Re: John Deere 5085 Flat Tire Question

    I'll make some calls and see if I can get a truck out to take down the tire and patch from the inside. I have no idea what this will cost but what else is new. Thanks for all the help fellows!
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    Re: John Deere 5085 Flat Tire Question

    @ whis - I took a pic of the stem and the puncture. I really appreciate the help. If it's tubeless would that be a simple fix compared to tube? What part of Bama are you from ;)



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    Re: John Deere 5085 Flat Tire Question

    I don't have animals on the land. But I also didn't even notice fluids coming out at all.
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    Re: John Deere 5085 Flat Tire Question

    Dang so this is going to cost me $200-$300 probably. I don't know if it's tubeless or not. I know that they placed anti freeze in the tire for ballast. I guess I'll have to phone John Deere in the...
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    John Deere 5085 Flat Tire Question

    I was out on the land this morning and mowed about 30 acres. Came in the house to take a break and grab some lunch. Went back out and noticed that the left rear tire was flat as a pancake. There is a...
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    Re: John Deere Error Codes

    I'd like to be able to purchase a book that tells what all of the codes are. I was advised today that they're sending a guy out sometime this week to take a look at the codes and another problem I'm...
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    Re: John Deere Error Codes

    I called the dealer this morning and their coming out this week to check things out. Problem I have is that this has been a problem since date of purchase with error codes. On the PTO I am getting...
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    Re: John Deere Error Codes

    115 views and not a single reply. Just goes to show...
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    John Deere Error Codes

    I have attached some pictures of error codes that are coming on during operation. I have a JD 5085 E 2014 model. I have not seen these error codes before but have had issues from date of purchase...
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    Re: 8FT VS 10 MX

    THANKS everyone for the help and feedback. I'll let everyone know what I decide to do over the next couple weeks. Summer is winding down and I won't have to mow as much, so I have to figure if now is...
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    Re: 8FT VS 10 MX

    Oops. It double posted.
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    Re: 8FT VS 10 MX

    I have no cattle, nor horses or any live stock for that matter. I talked myself out of getting the 10fter and wished I would have went with it from the start. I have 50 acres to mow so time is an...
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    Re: 8FT VS 10 MX

    I am mowing about 50 acres... few obstacles and rolling hills. Takes me about 7 hours give or take to mow, but I am limited on time with the work schedule I have. So, if I can safe 1-2 hours that...
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    Re: 8FT VS 10 MX

    Well, I can pull the MX8 with no problem as if I have nothing behind me (pull behind) and the 10MX pull behind is what I was looking at, to help with the cutting time. My land is kept in great...
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    Re: 8FT VS 10 MX

    I have a 5085 John Deere (85 Horse Power) and have plenty of power, the land has rolling hills and bumpy which slows me down, I can't run wide open or I will bounce up and down like a kid on a...
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    Re: 8FT VS 10 MX

    I have a JD 5085. I like the pull behind bush hogs which is what I have now (MX8). With the baby coming not sure I can swing 7,000, they are willing to give me almost $6,000 trade in on the MX8...
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    Re: 8FT VS 10 MX

    lol .... thanks. I wonder if it would still give you a decent cut like the MX8 does?
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    8FT VS 10 MX

    I know that the difference is of course the size, but is there a major difference in cutting speed with a 10FT MX VS 8MX? I have the MX8 but I swear it takes forever to mow all this land with the MX...
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    Re: Engine Light Indicator Coming on...

    Oh I'm all for the big guys getting their equipment out. I waited 3 weeks to get mine back and not 1 single complaint made to the dealer about the wait time, even when I was told it would just be 2...
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    Mowing Re: New Tractor Owner

    Congratulations and have fun. Nice looking tractor too!
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    Re: Engine Light Indicator Coming on...

    I have a JD 5085 E CAB. I just got it out of the shop where its been sitting for almost 3 weeks. I have a flashing (!) red light and the bulb engine light coming on. Well... it was coming on. I...
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    Re: Engine Light Indicator Coming on...

    I'll post the serious issues on a new thread. First I'd like to give JD an opportunity to fix the problems and if so I'll refrain from posting. But the manual gives no details what-so-ever about the...
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    Engine Light Indicator Coming on...

    JD has had my John Deere tractor for almost 3 weeks and just brought it back with a a serious problem that I will discuss later in another topic. Well... my engine light indicator came on the same...
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    Re: 5055E Cab Delivery

    NICE! Really nice tractor and great photo too!
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    PTO QUESTION

    I have the JD 5085 with a 8FT pull behind JD bush hog. Question I have is this... I have an Econo Mode or can switch out of Econo mode. Either way it pushes to 540 in either mode. But I notice that...
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    Re: 5055E Cab Delivery

    You will not fit this size tractor in a home garage. You could if it were a shop, but depending on the size of your shop door entrances. I have the 5085 and I wish I could pull it into my home garage...
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    Re: 5055E Cab Delivery

    Congratulations and enjoy. Nice looking tractor too! On your upper right side ceiling , you should have a light to your right that comes on when your bright lights are on? Let me know if you have...
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    Re: 5055E Cab Delivery

    .... remove .... thank you error on my part.
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    Re: 5115M delivery

    Now that's a beautiful tractor. Congratulations.
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    Re: Leaking Window Seal in Cab

    Thanks guys, I appreciate the feedback and making the list of things to fix. :) I apologize for asking all the questions, just trying to learn.
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    Re: Cab accessories

    I know the feeling Bradbilt, I make a post and it's like pulling teeth to get a comment posted and that is fine too. I like the light concepts and plan to add a couple additional lights and LED to...
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    Re: Leaking Window Seal in Cab

    90 Views, and I must be the only one that has ever had a leaking sill on their cab?
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    Re: Who here owns the 5085 E CAB?

    Don't get me wrong, I love the tractor and it will get the job done and fits my needs jus fine. But having a few problems that I hope are minor. I noticed many things have the wording China.
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    Who here owns the 5085 E CAB?

    Hello,

    I am trying to connect to members here that have the 5085 E CAB. If you have one or had one please drop a post. I have found a few minor problems. 1) I have a leak in the CAB in the front...
  39. Re: 10 Hours and needing to add hydraulic fluid already

    Thanks guys for the help :)
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    Leaking Window Seal in Cab

    Had some pretty good rain come through this afternoon, jumped into the tractor late this afternoon and noticed on the window rubber sill that there was water. A fair amount and wanted to know if...
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    Re: Gallons Per Hour

    @Zebrafive - thanks for the response. I picked up a few things from John Deere this afternoon. Their coming out to service the 4WD light indicator not coming on and the inside cab light not coming...
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    Re: Gallons Per Hour

    Very interesting and a detailed article.
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    Gallons Per Hour

    I was curious. I run a 5085 E CAB and wanted to know if anyone here runs the same? How many gallons are you using per hour. With mine, I have put close to 14-15 hours and have used 3/4 of the fuel. I...
  44. Re: 10 Hours and needing to add hydraulic fluid already

    I haven't added any just yet. Called the dealer and said it was fine as long as it was showing in the bottom glass.
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    Re: 5085 E CAB Break Light Indicator

    Oh I understand that. It's a tool and work machine.
  46. Re: My tractor is arriving tomorrow and have a few questions?

    I appreciate the feedback. By chance does your parking break light come on or doesn't? Mine doesn't but manual states that it does.
  47. 10 Hours and needing to add hydraulic fluid already

    10 Hours and needing to add hydraulic fluid already. Is this normal, considering I've had the tractor for less than a few days? I was hooking up the MX8 and noticed the hour glass reading "Add".
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    Re: 5085 E CAB Break Light Indicator

    TX JIM --- You are confrontational. I advised you that I have a manual. I explained that it states that it has a light indicator and well it doesn't work.

    I would like you to also note that I...
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    Re: 5085 E CAB Break Light Indicator

    jd110 Thank you. If that is so you would think it would be the same here in the states. But thus far no light comes on. It doesn't sit down in the device behind the shifter either. Which is more of a...
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    Re: 5085 E CAB Break Light Indicator

    @ TX JIM ---- I have the manual but guess what? It has no mention of a parking brake indicator or light indicator. Another reason that if you don't have anything positive to write please do not...
  51. Re: My tractor is arriving tomorrow and have a few questions?

    It was a nice afternoon that was for sure! :) In fact it got so cold a few times with the ac set on low, I still had to turn it off.
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    Re: 5085 E CAB Break Light Indicator

    Over 100 views, anyone? Someone has to know this question :)
  53. Re: My tractor is arriving tomorrow and have a few questions?

    KennK - I appreciate the long post and being detailed. I really truly appreciate the time you took. I'll take your advice too! A BIG THANKS!
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    5085 E CAB Break Light Indicator

    I have a brake light indicator on the dash, however when I put the tractor in park via the gear shifter the light does not come on. Is there a real parking brake and this turns on the light to...
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    Re: MX 8 Pull Behind Mowing Question

    Hi TX JIM,

    No problem at all.. I'm from Texas, texas born and raised ;)
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    Re: MX 8 Pull Behind Mowing Question

    Magicman Thanks a million. :)
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    Re: MX 8 Pull Behind Mowing Question

    TX Jim --- I'm not trying to be a smart alec but if you have been watching my threads, you would have noticed in a post, I did NOT receive manuals for the grapple, MX8 etc.. They forgot to bring them...
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    Re: MX 8 Pull Behind Mowing Question

    Gotcha Soundguy and thanks everyone.
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    Re: MX 8 Pull Behind Mowing Question

    I don't think mine has a light indicator as it has been in 4WD since date of arrival and I see no lights. Zebra asked above, I have a 5085 E CAB.
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    MX 8 Pull Behind Mowing Question

    What is the big difference in running Economy mode or not? If running at ECO mode what speed should you be at and RPMs?

    Does this matter with giving a better cut vs not going ECO or no? I love the...
  61. Re: My tractor is arriving tomorrow and have a few questions?

    Good news! John Deere came out. It was a 1 minute fix. Problem was and I didn't know, but the individual that brought out the tractor didn't turn the dial on the grapple near the mid values that...
  62. Re: My tractor is arriving tomorrow and have a few questions?

    It is a third function. I'll be calling the dealer here in a few minutes to get some advice or to get them to come back out. I have both hoses connected but the grapple will not function, meaning it...
  63. Re: My tractor is arriving tomorrow and have a few questions?

    Yes both went in but the grapple will not function, open nor close and this is setup on a third function.
  64. Re: My tractor is arriving tomorrow and have a few questions?

    Okie dokie... You were right. I pulled back and he went in. But bigger problem! The grapple will NOT open nor close. And nope, I didn't get the manuals on the grapple, MX8, and I did get 1 manual for...
  65. Re: My tractor is arriving tomorrow and have a few questions?

    Let me run outside and take a snap shot and I can post it up. Give me about 15 minutes. I also will check into what I think you might be talking about. BRB. :)
  66. Re: My tractor is arriving tomorrow and have a few questions?

    Pulling back? I'm not certain what you mean? I apologize but I wasn't shown how to do this. Can you give me an example? Thanks too for responding to the mayday! :)
  67. Re: My tractor is arriving tomorrow and have a few questions?

    I plan on it. Wanted to use the grapple tomorrow to move some small tree limbs and things around. But I can't get the grapple hydraulic hoses to connect to the tractor. You push and push and nothing!...
  68. Re: My tractor is arriving tomorrow and have a few questions?

    Well.... it is here. I apologize for the delayed response but I have been driving around the land like a chicken with his head cut off. I've attached a photo. I am excited as get out and can't wait...
  69. Re: My tractor is arriving tomorrow and have a few questions?

    John Deere just phoned and their about 1 hour from being here :) ... My apologies too. I made a mistake. It is not freon it is antifreeze that is loaded into the rear tires. I'll post pictures...
  70. Re: My tractor is arriving tomorrow and have a few questions?

    Actually this will be my very first tractor I have ever owned. And the most expensive piece of equipment I have ever owned. The MX8 is a pull behind, so backing this thing up might be a little...
  71. My tractor is arriving tomorrow and have a few questions?

    Hi everyone,

    I wanted to express a Big Thank you to everyone who has taken time out to post to my questions on previous post. Well...my 5085E CAB will be arriving tomorrow. It is arriving with a...
  72. Re: Purchased John Deere... How long does it take?

    I sent an email to the dealer requesting that the tractor with the implements other than the grapple be brought out if the grapple didn't arrive by this week. So we will see. I was told on the phone...
  73. Re: Purchased John Deere... How long does it take?

    Well another week is going by. The dealer said this week, so crossing fingers and excited. I just want to get to work, so much to do on the land.
  74. Re: Purchased John Deere... How long does it take?

    I didn't have as much land in FEB. I only used a 997 and since purchased 35 plus extra acres of land. The 997 can do 10 acres with no problem but doing 50 plus or minus acres is a killer for an old...
  75. Re: Purchased John Deere... How long does it take?

    Well... JD and I spoke today and we are waiting on the grapple. Everything else is in. But they are wanting to install the grapple 3rd function before bringing it out. Couldn't the tractor be brought...
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    Re: 5085 E Cab Purchased

    Thanks Bigfoot62. I really can't wait. Sometime this week I was told last week. It has been a long month waiting.
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    Re: Thoughts on 3520 Cab

    That's amazing, nice tractor.
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    Re: Thoughts on 3520 Cab

    That's a nice rig! I was curious what is the horse power on the 3520? And is your mower on the rear or center, is it a bush hog? Your land looks like an old golf course I used to play at... :)...
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    Re: Property fencing question....

    Hey that was a pretty penny but worth every single cent, also sound mind and you know exactly what is yours and not! I did the same thing for my land. I wanted to know and didn't mind spending the...
  80. Re: Man Driving Tractor from Coast to Coast

    That is awesome to see! Long live the USA and keep our Troops safe and bring them home!

    Semper Fi
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    5085 E Cab Purchased

    Hi everyone... I purchased a JD 5085 E CAB and it supposed to arrive this upcoming week. I can't tell you how excited I am and the work list has begun. I was curious, what year would the tractor be...
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    Re: Property fencing question....

    I do about 2-3 inches off the line. This way the other land owner doesn't have the right to tie into my fence to attach to his fence. You can then take stakes every 250 ft or so with markers that...
  83. Re: Purchased John Deere... How long does it take?

    Thanks jeff9366. I was told just yesterday that it would arrive this upcoming week. No worries here and I am excited! Sales rep has been amazing and great to do business with.
  84. Re: Purchased John Deere... How long does it take?

    Nice! Now that is going to be exciting. Looks sharp and congratulations on both, coming home to be with your loving wife and family And to have fun on your new ride! Semper Fi brother and be safe!
  85. Re: Purchased John Deere... How long does it take?

    Arrive safe home brother! And let me know how the Deere runs! ;)
  86. Re: Purchased John Deere... How long does it take?

    FEL arrived yesterday, the dealer spoke to me this afternoon letting me know and that the tractor should arrive next week.
  87. Re: Purchased John Deere... How long does it take?

    Thanks... :) I am just excited and ready to start working on the land. I love the dealership and happy with them. I was just curious how long some have had to wait. Thank you for the post.
  88. Purchased John Deere... How long does it take?

    I purchased a John Deere 5085e Cab, MX8 pull behind, grapple, FEL, third function, and other items. I was told it would take about 2-3 weeks. It has now been 3 weeks. I was curious how long does it...
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    Re: Third Function - Joy Stick

    I was told it was going to be the John Deere model.
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    MX 8 Pull Behind Lift

    I've purchased a MX8 pull behind for my incoming 5085 E Cab. I opted this option due to the land shape but wanted to know, can you lift the MX8 up for loading on a trailer etc.. if so how high can...
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    Re: Third Function - Joy Stick

    I contacted the dealer this afternoon to find out what kind it was, but he was out. I know that the front end loader is a H240.
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    Re: Third Function - Joy Stick

    It better be the JD kit, after all it cost me over $1,000. :)
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    Re: Third Function - Joy Stick

    Nice, and I am in the waiting game. Mine is suppose to arrive late next week. Can't wait! Thank you for sharing the pictures I appreciate it.
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    Re: Third Function - Joy Stick

    Okie dokie and thanks. Did you install this yourself?
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    Third Function - Joy Stick

    I am having a third function added to my John Deere 5085 E Cab (should be here late next week), and wanted to know if anyone has this same setup so that I can see what it looks like on the joystick?...
  96. Re: Anyone in mid-Michigan want to rent a landplane to me?

    I know this is going to sound stupid, but what is a landplane and what does it do?
  97. Thread: Grapple

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    Re: Grapple

    WOW! I like it! Can't wait till mine arrive. I have several old tree logs that I can't wait to move. I'm looking forward to seeing what the 3rd function looks like on the stick.
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    Re: Just Purchase My First John Deere Tractor!

    Hi Lutt - Was the full power telescopic mirrors something you installed, or did you have the dealer install this prior to delivery? Or is there anything wrong with the manual telescopic mirrors? I've...
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    Re: Just Purchase My First John Deere Tractor!

    @Poopdeck ... It has the standard functions that come with the 5085E Cab other than I had them install a third function for the grapple. To control the MX8 pull behind (cutting length) you have pins...
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    Re: Just Purchase My First John Deere Tractor!

    UPDATE:

    John Deere tractor 5085E Cab is at the dealer. Waiting on the 3rd function to be installed once the FEL arrives. It was special ordered considering they no longer make the standard FEL...
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