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350b track recoil spring

Discussion in 'Dozers' started by john plowden, Aug 11, 2022.

  1. john plowden

    john plowden New Member

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    can anyone help me figure out why both recoil springs have broken on my jd 350b?
    thanks - John
     
  2. Dave Neubert

    Dave Neubert Senior Member

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    They are old
     
  3. Tones

    Tones Senior Member

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    Have the got an area that looks like it's worn through then broken and is it in the same place on booth springs?
     
  4. Dave Neubert

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    don't know of anything that would do that look and see if they are rubbing on something
     
  5. Tones

    Tones Senior Member

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    Some idler spring set ups have an offset and if installed incorrectly the spring rubs on the bottom roller and brakes.
     
  6. Tinkerer

    Tinkerer Senior Member

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    Did the inner springs break to ?