A common problem with the hydraulic lift on the Massey Ferguson 165 is when the lift arms begin to judder. Common symptoms are the need for high engine revs to get the tractor to lift and the normally smooth action of the lift arms becomes a shake or judder. This shaking occurs both when the […]
I am having a problem with a Massey 35 4cyl. When I bought it I was told that the Hydraulic pump had been totally reconditioned, however the lift didnt work. I removed the lift cover and found that the hydraulic cylinder was cracked. I replaced it and the piston. I started the tractor with the […]
I recently bought a Massey 550 and noticed while sitting on the seat a lever to the left towards the floor with the words ext 1 and ext 2 on it.
The lever is in
between these to settings. Could you please shine any light on what this lever is for?
Also would it be hard to add […]
I have a Massey Ferguson Ebro 157, which is a spanish built equivalent to the MF165. The hydraulic lift has just stopped working but when engaged with the control lever it makes a nasty knocking sound somewhere under the lift cover as if the pump drive gear is not engaging. Do you have any ideas […]
I have an mf 35 and just recently the lift will pick up and work for about 45 mi’s then it goes down and won’t work again until it cools off.
Any ideas on what the problem might be? Your help would be greatly appreciated.
Obviosusly it is some kind of leak or inefficiency in […]
I have a ford 4000 diesel, and I want to fit a front blade which has a push pull ram fitted, the tractor has an external hydraulic connection point which operates thru the spool valve fitted from factory, but as I wish to operate a double ram there is no where for the oil to […]
Filming of the Massey Ferguson 35 Hydraulics DVD has started. Normally it is just a case of removing the seat, but we’ve had to remove the RHS wheel and mudguard so that it has been possible to film the tractor.
The hydraulics on this tractor have been getting worse and then failed completely. The […]
The 3 point linkage and front loader on my 1957 4 cylinder diesel Mf 35 have stopped working, all happened out of the blue, just worked one day then not. I changed the oil which was quite milky, front loader went up once then no more. 3 point kind of tries to rise (judders) but […]