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takeuchi 230 series 2 skid steer

Discussion in 'Compact Track/Multi Terrain Loaders' started by turbotoys, Sep 16, 2021.

  1. turbotoys

    turbotoys Member

    Feb 4, 2012
    So i noticed a lack of power and eventually machine would stall, now it seems like it willl start every once in a while but when I increase the load it stalls. I inspected fuel filter and it appeared to have a little water in it, I then drained the water seperator on back door. I also pumped about 9 gallons of fuel out of the tank. Then replaced filter, and a couple of gallons of diesel. It would start up again but stall stall out after a short time. I did notice the water seperator did not fill all the way back up and I am wondering if the self priming pump is starting to fail. Is there a set pressure I should get at the discharge of that pump? The water seperator is see through and it seems like it takes a long time for that to fill up.
    Thanks for reading. Let me know your thoughts/ ways to proceed.
  2. Vetech63

    Vetech63 Senior Member

    Aug 10, 2016
    Check your suction line for a restriction before you do anything else. Also check for suction leaks on the suction side of the supply pump.
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  3. heymccall

    heymccall Senior Member

    Feb 20, 2007
    White Oak, Pa
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