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    1255xl

    My 1255xl won't select 5th or 6th gear, it happened after the recent big freeze also there seems to be more of a whine from transmission, any advice please

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    Re: 1255xl

    What's happening ? Can you shift the gear lever across to where 5th & 6th are ? If you can does the lever move into 5th or 6th, IE back & forward but nothing happens ?

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    Re: 1255xl

    Hi, thanks for reply, I can fully engage gear in 1,2,3,4 and can move the gear lever over to line up for 5 and 6 but will not actually move fully into place to select the gear in either

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    Re: 1255xl

    Ok, well you'll be extremely lucky to find anyone who has had one of these machines apart, they are that reliable.
    I worked in IH dealer right through the 1255 era & beyond & never had one apart !
    However, you may only have a problem with the selector mechanism in the gearbox top cover.
    I would start by trying to get I to that area, if remember correctly the gear levers go straight down into the top cover & align with rods which in turn operate the gearbox selectors.
    There may be something jamming one of these rods, a roll pin come halfway out similar.
    You may wind up lifting the cab off to get the gearbox top cover off to see what's going on,sorry I can't be any clearer.

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    Re: 1255xl

    Thanks for your reply, for anyone owning a older tractor like this being able to get info from someone like yourself with a vast knowledge of them is so important to keep older tractor running well

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    Re: 1255xl

    I must also ask I share some implement such as trailers and slurry tanker between my 1255xl and mxu tractor which have different rear end oil, should I be concerned about this or is it too little to matter?

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