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    MF5455 transmission/interlock problem

    Hello there, still got an issue with transmission to engage, tractor starts fine etc so im assuming cluct switch ok, but both fowrd & reverse indicators flash/toggle on & off and transmission will...
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    Re: Massey 6485 Transmission error

    Just reading your issue there, iv a mf5455 & hade an issue similar to this other day, tractor actually went in reverse rather than fwds before drive failed altogether, tried it a few times etc just...
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    MF5455 shuttle problem

    Hello there, just had a strange one with MF 5455, was working fine yesterday, started up this morning, shuttle to fwd select, & travtor went in reverse, would not even select fwd , then noticed the...
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    Re: Solenoid valve cleaning

    Iv no experience of them on a ford, but generally the mechanical part should be well lubricated with the oil circuit it is in, thers little to actually service in the electrical part as all moving...
  5. Re: Mf 5455 rear linkage problem with mower conditioner

    Wish id noticed your comment sooner..... bought a complete set up from a breaker, but even after asking for good parts, one of arms was well worn, fortunately it was opposite side to my original so...
  6. Re: Mf 5455 rear linkage problem with mower conditioner

    Had a closer look & splines worn badly on right side, im suspecting tractor had a big hedgecutter on it before i took ownership . Its an expensive repair to.
    Joys , much apprecited for...
  7. Re: Mf 5455 rear linkage problem with mower conditioner

    Much appreciated for info, yer this is probably culprit. Does this shaft knock through? Or does whole top have to be removed of back end etc? Years since iv worked on something like this.
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    Is this item easily replaced ? Where exactly is it located? Much appreciated for reply.
  9. Mf 5455 rear linkage problem with mower conditioner

    Just tried putting a mower conditioner on 3 pt linkage of my MF5455 but noticed unless linkage fully raised, it allows arm to go down on heavy side and other to rise up on lighter side?
    Didn't...
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    Re: Matbro 250 110 axles

    Hmm, wrong oils can defy cause havoc, on a slightly different type of machine i had, a previous owner had put ATF fluid in gearbox/clutch as reckoned made it far more responsive.... within a short...
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    Re: Matbro 250 110 axles

    Id try switching 4wd of and make sure diff locks not engaged when on hard ground, also make sure electrical circuit for operating this actually works as sometimes solenoids can fail in the function...
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    Re: MF 5455 gearbox splitter gear problem

    Case solved, found a male/female spade terminal under floor mat where main wiring loom comes thr cab floor and up to controls area, connector had come adrift, was prob just teetering for long enough....
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    Re: MF 5455 gearbox splitter gear problem

    Yer, the H & L indication on dash works fine & i can hear the relay clicking so im assuming switches ok. I just cant find where the solenoid is hidden :undecided: Iv changed a couple of...
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    Re: MF 5455 gearbox splitter gear problem

    I will check that, i did notice there are 2 devices on side of back end, just assumed they were “level/pressure” warning type devices. Are uou aware where the solenoid lives for this tho? Seems to...
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    MF 5455 gearbox splitter gear problem

    Howdy there.

    Got an issue with my MF 5455 splitter gear, ie the red button on gear shift not selecting gear, just staying in High all the time, the switch seems fine as the indication on dash...
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    Vicon mower conditioner tight bed

    Hello there,
    i am looking at a 2nd hand mower conditioner which has a “tight bed” ie cutters not tirning freely. Is this an expensive fix or something that can be done with replacing a few easy to...
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    Re: Allman crop sprayer 30ft boom (older model)

    Mosta farms/smallholders on this area been abandoned as so much legislation etc....... cheers for all advice etc.currently its just something im thinking of what might be practicle.
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    Re: Allman crop sprayer 30ft boom (older model)

    How many actual literz per ha are reqd?
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    Re: Allman crop sprayer 30ft boom (older model)

    Cheers for that, i can understand your comment... i generally only spot spray with a knapsack with alll the ppe etc and mix at 50:1. Which appears ideal for contril of most weeds however iv taken...
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    Allman crop sprayer 30ft boom (older model)

    Any of you guys aware of what speed /rpm i should be travelling to effectivrly treat a 1hectacre field with glyphosphate and approx what volume in ltrs per hectacre in tank. Its a 200ltr tank.
    its...
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    Re: mf 5455 front axle pivot

    One I've got can be tricky at times to get grease in axles, I try and keep me well filled which defy helps tho. One thing to also check is coupling on the drive shaft to front axle, it's got a...
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    Re: Good conditioner mowers

    Replies appreciated, I'm only doing about 20 acres for silage so not too much
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    Good conditioner mowers

    Hello there... Thinking of buying a 2nd hand conditioner mower, which ones are recommended and which ones ar to be steered clear of? Kuhn and splendimo are ones I'm looking at....
    any help...
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    Re: Mf5455 won't start

    Yer, it does look a bit cheap, I guess it's one of these things to keep the dealers tikin over. Hopefully it will cure the problem, I'm a bit reluctant to do any road work , can't see the AA bein...
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    Re: Mf5455 won't start

    Yep as you said, had left overnight and tractor started first turn this morning. I've ordered a replacement pump, £180 , was going to order a solenoid for injector pump to but think I might be...
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