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CAT TH103 wont engage when accelerating

Discussion in 'Forklifts/Telehandlers' started by Beel, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. Beel

    Beel Active Member

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    I hopped on my company's TH103 telehandler yesterday and noticed when I stomped on the accelerator the machine would struggle and pop out of gear. If I eased on the accelerator the machine would slowly accelerate but never reach its full potential. I was in 3rd. I do not really know the anatomy of the transmission and hydraulics of these machines. It is older and has a gazillion hours on it. Anyone have any ideas as to why it wants to pop out of gear? Thanks.
     
  2. ZFPTrans

    ZFPTrans Member

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    Beel,

    The transmission in your Telehandler is a ZF product. If you need help with troubleshooting, please feel free to give me a shout @ (215) 822-8300.

    thank you,