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Volvo L45 Won't shift gears

Discussion in 'Compact Wheel Loaders' started by Treetop, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. Treetop

    Treetop Well-Known Member

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    Hi guys, i am working on a farm that has a loader stuck in first gear. The dealer said it is the ECM or circuit board. 7,000.00 to fix. Is there anything else it could be? L45TP serial no.L4501950417 the year is 2000. Thanks for any help
     
  2. Treetop

    Treetop Well-Known Member

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    Got it fixed! Jumper wire is better than $7000
     
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  3. plant tech

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    iam facing a more similar problem how did you go around it?
     
  4. actfd2

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    I am also facing the same problem, can you describe how you fixed it. Volvo has only offered to replace the board at a rediculous cost
     
  5. volvoterri

    volvoterri New Member

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    I have no idea how to use this rediculous site. Jerry has a brand spanking new L45 with about 200 hours on it and it won't go over 1 mile per hour. Any help is appreciated.
     
  6. actfd2

    actfd2 New Member

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    Hello Treetop,
    Can you explain what circuit you jumped on the board so that I can try the same.
    any help would be greatly appreciated
    Thanks
     
  7. Treetop

    Treetop Well-Known Member

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    Actfd2 give me a call 502 680 5167
     
  8. Treetop

    Treetop Well-Known Member

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    Actfd2 any luck?
     
  9. DEREK J KIRSCH

    DEREK J KIRSCH New Member

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    I realize this is a dead post, but my Google search brought me here.
    I picked up an L45B from auction recently with the same issue- the machine would not shift into 2nd gear.
    For anyone else who might have this problem in the future, the bypass that Treetop was referring to is the following:
    In plug X114, 11405 wire is power to solenoid valve Y11. With preselected gear 1: Y11 is ON, gear 2: Y11 is OFF. Cutting this wire should bring back 2nd gear
    In plug X116, 11602 should be hot when gear 1 is selected, 11603 should be hot when gear 2 is selected. Confirm this to reassure that the issue is in the controller.
    Then, you can take 11602 and connect it to the cut 11405. This will allow 1st gear to be selected and locked again.
     
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  10. mg2361

    mg2361 Senior Member

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    Welcome to HEF Derek;)!

    And thanks for the information!
     
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