TEA-20 Hydraulic Relief Valve Problem

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Broken hydraulic top covers are a relatively common problem with Ferguson TE-20 tractors.  The easiest solution for most people is to source a second hand component.

The earlier tractors had the relief valve fitted to the pump, whilst the later tractors had the valve integrated into the top cover.



It is therefore necessary to ensure that when […]

By |April 17th, 2015|Hydraulics, TE20|Comments Off on TEA-20 Hydraulic Relief Valve Problem

TE20 Towing Hitch

This photo of a tow hitch on a TE20 has been sent in by Jay.  Jay asks if  this is a ferguson part or has someone fabricated it? There is a large spring inside to absorb any jolts.  It looks home/workshop fabricated, but somebody may know differently.  There’s also an issue with a seized pin.

As […]

By |November 15th, 2012|TE20|10 Comments

Ferguson TE20 Fill-Up Data

We get a lot of people asking for the fluid capacities of these tractors, so here they are…

Engine Sump  6.8 litres

Air Cleaner  0.45 litres

Cooling System

TE-A/D20  8.5 litres

TE-H20  9.6 litres

TE-F20  8.5 litres

Transmission Casing  22.8 litres

Belt Pulley  0.28 litres

Fuel Tank

TE-A20  36 litres

TE-D/H20  31.5 litres and 4.5 litres

TE F20  31.85 litres, auxiliary 3.4 litres, Kigass 0.43 litres

Steering […]

By |June 17th, 2012|Serial Number And Data, TE20|Comments Off on Ferguson TE20 Fill-Up Data

Ferguson TE 20 Hydraulics Tutorial Preview Video

We launched the  TE20 Hydraulics DVD last month and it’s already been sent all over the world to Ferguson tactor owners in…

Norway, Republic of Ireland, United States, England, Scotland, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Wales, Isle of Man, Germany, Australia and Denmark.
Preview Video
Now things have settled down a little and Vintage Tractor Engineer has found a moment, […]

By |January 22nd, 2011|Hydraulics, TE20|6 Comments

Ferguson T20 Hydraulics Won’t Lift

Patrick has picked up a copy of the TE 20 Hydraulics Tutorial and used the DVD to take a look inside his tractor and examine the system.

The TE20 in question will only lift a small weight on the rear linkage, and then only when the engine is running at high revs.  Patrick has inspected the […]

By |December 29th, 2010|Hydraulics, TE20|5 Comments

TE 20 Hydraulics – Making Of The DVD

We have now completed filming the Hydraulics DVD for the TE 20 tractor range.  Everything went pretty much to plan with the filming, although the sheep in the nearby field didn’t seem to underatand we needed them to keep quite when we were recording the audio.  Some of the scenes needed several ‘takes’ to capture […]

By |November 12th, 2010|Hydraulics, TE20|11 Comments

TE 20 Condensation In Hydraulic Oil

Just a couple of photos from the first day of filming we did for the Ferguson TE 20 Hydraulics DVD.  In this shot the lighting and camera were focused on the work bench as we dismantled the pump.

Now take a look at the colour of the transmission oil that came out.

The oil clearly hadn’t been […]

By |June 11th, 2010|Hydraulics, TE20|3 Comments

TEF 20 Engine Not Repaired

Well it’s nearly 18 months since we bought a TEF 20 with a seized engine.  As soon as we got the tractor home we were eager to get started with stripping the engine and finding out where the problem was.  But the TEF is still sat in the corner of the shed, so why is […]

By |June 8th, 2010|TE20|20 Comments