Branson 2400h speed

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Aug 22, 2022
2016 Branson 2400h with SL00 FEL
Does your 2400h go the same speed in reverse as it does forward?
   / Branson 2400h speed #2  
No, factory manual even states slower in reverse
Forward 9.6 MPH, reverse 5.8 MPH

this is with ag tires @ 2600 RPM

This is for safety purposes and with some work can possibly be overridden to get similar speeds in both directions
   / Branson 2400h speed #3  
One thing I dislike about my hydro is the reverse speed. All hydros make some noise. If your pump is making a loud annoying whine sound when the hydro is engaged it could be cavitating due to air or a restriction. This will rob the tractor of power and speed and may eventually damage the transmission. Consult your manual to see if the user can easily purge air from the hydrostatic transmission. If my memory serves me correctly, my MOWER manual indicates that air can be purged by placing mower on a level a surface engage brake, shut off engine, block tires to prevent rolling, engage the hydro release/transport/ bypass lever, start engine, release brake, operate directional lever forward and reverse multiple times, engage brake, stop engine, disengage the hydro release/transport/ bypass lever, and use as normal. This process has speeded up and quieted my reverse direction. I hope this helps.
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   / Branson 2400h speed
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My hydro is whisper quiet in low range. The only time I hear it at all is in high range.