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Ford 555b transmission help needed

Discussion in 'Tractor/Loader/Backhoes' started by anlricks, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. anlricks

    anlricks Active Member

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    Just bought a 1986 555b. The hoe will not move foward or back when it warms up.
    The guy I bought her from has replaced the clutches, torque converter, and tried several other things. Anyone had this problem?
    Any help greatly appreciated.
     
  2. anlricks

    anlricks Active Member

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    Anyone have Service Repair Shop Manual for the Ford 555b backhoe, or know where I can find a downloadable version online?
     
  3. motrack

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    If it moves ok when cold and fails to when warm most likely a pump issue. Plumb a PSI guage to it and see if its in spec. Check e bay for manual.
     
  4. jimg984

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    hard to believe that much work has been one......sounds like electric solinod vave is hung open........... this is the switch on the the front dump lever handle and also with the brakes to stop movement when dump a load
     
  5. anlricks

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    He also replaced the hydrolic pump...he put thousands into it but still not moving. He got tired of fooling with it and sold it to me cheap.

    Thanks for the info
     
  6. anlricks

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    555b

    here is a picture of the 555b
     

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    Here is a correct list of things he has done.

    new trans. pump; new tourque converter;new sealing rings;new clutches on reverse side and rerouted around the dump valve.am tired of trying 2 figure out.
     
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    looks like 555A,,, i have the XL boom,,, the trans dump vavle is internal how could that be by passed? these are good strong machines
     
  9. motrack

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    you still did not answer my question. Does it move ok when cold or not?
     
  10. anlricks

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    I dont know anything about the ford. I had a Case 480E.
    Just bought this one to have a winter project.
     
  11. anlricks

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    I just talked to the guy I bought it from it is at his place.
    It moved slugshily for a while when cold then it totaly quit moving
     
  12. DirtIsMyName

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    Routed around? Ewww. Get the schematics and do every pressure test ever specified. Don't waste your time. Even if you get it to go it may self destruct if all of the pressures are not right.
     
  13. anlricks

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    I just talked to the guy I bought it from it is at his place.
    It moved slugshily for a while when cold then it totaly quit moving
     
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    You can go to local Ford/New Holland dealer and order shop manual. That's the way I got the manual for my 555A.
     
  15. anlricks

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    Foud a manual on ebay today. Thanks all
     
  16. anlricks

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    Just got the Repair Manual in today I ordered off ebay. Think It is the Transmission Dump Valve Solenoid, Anyone have a line on Ford parts reasonably priced?


    Thanks
     
  17. anlricks

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    Anyone needing any info out of the manual I just bought let me know I will be glad to scan and email.
     

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    I dunno if they have that part but Yesterday's Tractor has got some pretty good prices and selection even for tractors that are not that old. Also they sell the same aftermarket parts (Tisco) that you find at the Ford/NH/CNH dealers for lots less. Most stuff I get next day, there must be a warehouse nearby.

    http://www.ytmag.com/parts/
     
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    Got manual in today. Think It is the transmision dumo valve solenoid.
     
  20. anlricks

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    Thanks for the info