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  1. Re: Battery Light Slowly comes on as I work - CKHST25

    I pulled the alternator and took it in. I was quoted $90 for new bearings and a regulator. So repair was a much better option than buying new in my case. The only issue is that the parts have to be...
  2. Re: Battery Light Slowly comes on as I work - CKHST25

    Thanks for all the help. Troubleshooting has revealed I have a bad alternator. It is a Valeo TA000A58101, E7230-64012. Googling shows that these around $400 from Michigan Iron, and $250 or so on eBay...
  3. Battery Light Slowly comes on as I work - CKHST25

    Tractor starts up fine and all dash lights that should be off are. After a while the battery light comes on very dim at first then a little brighter, but never really light. Would this indicate a...
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    Canopy Re: So, what's your daytime job?

    I was first a university professor and then I became the black sheep in my family by becoming an attorney. Being an attorney is a lot of fun, it provides a lot of freedom as I am self employed, and...
  5. Re: CK25 Light on the dash after Winter? Can't find in user guide

    Not this time, maybe next time :-)
  6. Re: CK25 Light on the dash after Winter? Can't find in user guide

    Thank you for being the first with the correct info. I appreciate the help.
  7. Re: CK25 Light on the dash after Winter? Can't find in user guide

    Thanks for the help. I appreciate it.
  8. Re: CK25 Light on the dash after Winter? Can't find in user guide

    Great suggestion. Thank you. I'll be sure to check it out
  9. CK25 Light on the dash after Winter? Can't find in user guide

    I am cleaning up my tractor after plowing to get it ready for the change over to mowing, and I have a light on the dash that I don't know what it means. I tried going through the user guide from...
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    Re: CK25 Leaking Hydraulic Fluid?

    Everything went fine on the cooler replacement without me having to mess around with the hoses. Here is a picture of the new unit installed before I put everything back together:

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    I...
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    Re: CK25 Leaking Hydraulic Fluid?

    Thank you for the encouragement. I've posted a picture at the end of this thread that shows how the tractor looked with the new cooler installed. PS, I also figured out that Rotella 5W-40 synthetic...
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    Re: CK25 Leaking Hydraulic Fluid?

    Thanks for the tip. I bought a gallon and started work.
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    Re: CK25 Leaking Hydraulic Fluid?

    This is really helpful, especially the PDF that you attached. Thank you. I'll shop for the fluid and finish the job. I now have the wrenches so that I can loosen the rubber hoses that come out of the...
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    Re: CK25 Leaking Hydraulic Fluid?

    Thanks for checking in with me. Work was really busy for me so I put this to one side for a while. I've been buying tools like a 21MM wrench and trying to find the right transmission fluid. And that...
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    Re: CK25 Leaking Hydraulic Fluid?

    If you are asking how much the new HST cooler was, $297 from Michigan Iron. If you Google the part number, T2185-37021, you will find quite a few outfits selling it.
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    Re: CK25 Leaking Hydraulic Fluid?

    Thanks for the help. Yes, I will contact Bob @ Michigan Iron, and post here what he says about how to do this repair using the new part.
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    Re: CK25 Leaking Hydraulic Fluid?

    My parts arrived from Michigan Iron and I started the repair. I took the suggestion to remove the battery, and the air cleaner:

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    But when I got the new part out, it is wider than the old...
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    Re: CK25 Leaking Hydraulic Fluid?

    Thanks for the help. I did the search and see that this is a common problem. I also see people talking about replacing the hard lines with rubber ones.

    If I buy the parts from the dealer (the new...
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    CK25 Leaking Hydraulic Fluid?

    When I was clearing snow yesterday, I began to notice a kind of sweet smell, not like oil. I pulled the tractor over and looked under the hood to find everything covered in what looks like oil. My...
  20. Re: Bad Luck with Kioti CK25 Starting Problem - Again!

    Thanks for all your help, especially where to find this part. I have had a good experience with MIE the last time I bought parts from them. I see that you suggested this relay as a possible culprit....
  21. Re: Bad Luck with Kioti CK25 Starting Problem - Again!

    Thanks. I have a better understanding now. Even if I had watched this before, I don't think I could have put it into practice to come up with the correct result for myself. But, it is better to have...
  22. Re: Bad Luck with Kioti CK25 Starting Problem - Again!

    Hello All,

    The tractor is fixed, mostly. But I still need help. Here is what I did: I gave up.

    Then my wife who wanted the field mowed suggested that the mechanic in the little town that I live...
  23. Re: Bad Luck with Kioti CK25 Starting Problem - Again!

    Thank you for trying to help me.

    I conducted a few more experiments based on advice from a neighbor with a tractor. He suggested that I may have a stuck solenoid too, so I should try tapping it...
  24. Re: Bad Luck with Kioti CK25 Starting Problem - Again!

    Thanks for helping me.

    I do have a multimeter and have done a series of tests like you outlined and more. I think I have some strange results. So I would like some advice.

    Tests 1 and 2 are...
  25. Bad Luck with Kioti CK25 Starting Problem - Again!

    Previously, I had asked for help in troubleshooting the lack of power to the starter solenoid in this thread:
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  26. Re: CK25 Finally Won't Start - no power from switch to the solenoid.

    I may not be saying this correctly because I am not a tractor wiz by any stretch of the imagination. But I have a CK25 with HST, a pedal on the floor that I depress to go back and forward. It also...
  27. Re: CK25 Finally Won't Start - no power from switch to the solenoid.

    Thank you for all suggestions. I took to heart the idea that this problem looked like a safety lock out problem and tried to figure out where it might be. Reading over the manual carefully, and...
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    Re: Replacing the Ignition Switch - How to? CK25

    Thanks for all the help. I did have a look under the panel that the switch is a part of. I could see what has been mentioned. I probably over engineered this, but I tried taking off the front...
  29. CK25 Finally Won't Start - no power from switch to the solenoid.

    I was having intermittent no start problems, particularly on wet days. I thought that they were related to the switch because they could often be fixed by a spray of contact cleaner into the key...
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    Replacing the Ignition Switch - How to? CK25

    My Kioti CK25 ignition switch finally gave up working after I had revived it many times with cleans of electrical contact cleaner, so it needs replaced, and I now have a brand new factory...
  31. Re: Recommended Place to Buy Parts on the Web - No Local Dealer for CK25

    Thanks for the help. I tried emailing and the address bounced. Please could you check it and let me know?

    Your message cannot be delivered to the following recipients:

    Recipient address:...
  32. Recommended Place to Buy Parts on the Web - No Local Dealer for CK25

    Kioti CK25

    I don't live close to any local dealer. As a new owner of a used tractor, I now need some maintenance parts that I can find by Googling part #s. Rather than just buy from the cheapest...
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    Re: Kioti won't start when wet or cold(snow)

    Hello,

    Thank you all for the help. My tractor is now starting fine. As there is no dealer around here, I bought this used, I wanted to see if I could get it going without having to buy a switch,...
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    Re: Kioti won't start when wet or cold(snow)

    Thanks for the help and suggestions. I am off to Grainger to buy contact cleaner and Fluidfilm. I'll start with that. I've looked over the battery connections and they are nice and clean. If this...
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    Re: Kioti won't start when wet or cold(snow)

    Thank you for the suggestion. So in your case did you replace the lead and that fixed the problem?
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    Re: Kioti won't start when wet or cold(snow)

    Thank you for the very helpful reply. Short of buying one and trying it installed, is there any way to test this idea by "hot-wiring" the tractor?
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    Kioti won't start when wet or cold(snow)

    In the fall, when it rained once my Kioti CK25 would not start in that it would not turn over, no click, nothing. When I opened the hood and let the wind blow through it for a while it started right...
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    CK25 - Good Source for Lost Parts?

    I've just started to use our new to us CK25 to clean up 20 acres of sagebrush with a rotary mower. When I came back from mowing, I noticed part of one telescopic sway bar, the part/half that attaches...
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    Re: Help New Tractor Owner CK25HST

    Thanks for the help.

    Is type of repair tractor specific or is it more like a general hydraulic repair? I am asking because I don't live near a Kioti dealer, but there are several places in the...
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    Re: Help New Tractor Owner CK25HST

    If this is indeed the case can you give me some idea how much this would cost for the parts and labor? Is it realistic that I could do this myself as a new tractor owner. I've worked on cars before...
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    Re: Help New Tractor Owner CK25HST

    Thanks for the help.

    Where would I buy these type of parts? Would I buy them from the dealer? As part of the purchase, I received a Workshop Manual for the tractor, and a manual for the KL130...
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    Re: Help New Tractor Owner CK25HST

    I don't think I am near a Kioti dealer. I am in Eastern Montana. The Kioti website has a dealer locator, but it has a mileage restriction on it, and nothing shows up when I put my zip code in. There...
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    Help New Tractor Owner CK25HST

    Hello,

    I've read quite a bit on the TractorByNet forum as I tried to figure out what small tractor to buy to manage our 20 acre property. I found a 2007 CK25HST with FEL, and a few implements for...
  44. Thread: Kubota L2900

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    Re: Kubota L2900

    Please could you give me your opinion of a fair price then? Perhaps, good deal, OK deal type basis?

    Thanks.
  45. Thread: Kubota L2900

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    Re: Kubota L2900

    Thank you for the explanation. That was dumb of me not to get FEL as I have been looking for tractors with at least that.

    Could you explain what newer isn't better. Is it the hours? An older...
  46. Thread: John Deere 2520

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    Price Check John Deere 2520

    Hello,

    More pricing or use advice please. I found a JD 2520 4WD, 200CX FEL, 180 hours, 2007 for $14,500. This seems like a reasonable tractor for us. Our place is 23 acres, most which is a field...
  47. Thread: Kubota L2900

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    Re: Kubota L2900

    Thanks for the advice. How would I compare the features of L2900 and the L3400DT? I can see immediately that a 2007 tractor has to be better than one from 1994. Also, what is FEL? Is it something...
  48. Thread: Kubota L2900

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    Re: Kubota L2900

    Yes, it does. Seems to start right up, and looks to be good condition. The owner has a brand new, bigger Kubota tractor, which I regard as a good sign.

    I am not sure what to check for. Maybe there...
  49. Thread: Kubota L2900

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    Kubota L2900

    Hello,

    I am trying to buy my first tractor for my wife, and learn about them at the same time. She likes to take care of our property.

    A 1994 Kubota L2900 is for sale locally, 4wd, with a LA480...
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