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  1. The hydrostatic transmission builds its hydraulic pressure from the charge pump. Which is the first thing the transmission input shaft drives. The transmission input shaft is directly driven off the flywheel with no physical disconnect like a clutch. It turns with the engine always. Pushing the dump valve does alleviate some pressure that can help reduce load on the starter motor on a cold day. I have the same setup on my IH 260A which is the next generation of the same machine. I have never depressed the dump valve to start it(my electrical switch is bypassed), but I live in the desert southwest and have never had the need. Not saying you shouldn't depress it, but you don't need to in order to rotate the engine. Pressing the dump valve when starting can prevent sudden unexpected jolts forward or backwards when the engine starts, so it can be safer to do. There is nothing on this transmission that would hold the engine from physically rotating unless the transmission has a major problem, like a locked up input shaft or charge pump. Hydraulic pressure for the loader, hoe, bucket, and such comes from a hydraulic pump on the right side of the transmission. The D239 in my 260A was locked up when I got it. I went down every rabbit hole and possibility before finding #4 rod bearing had spun and stacked, locking up a very clean engine tight. 😢 A full engine rebuild later I have a GREAT machine! I am also thinking your problem is more engine related than transmission. Keep us posted, I'm anxious to hear what you find.
  2. The first two pictures sure look like a very deteriorated starter solenoid. I don't think its original to your machine. The only one your machine should have is the one that is integral to the starter that also throws the bendix. I don't think we talked about what transmission you have, but since you mentioned a dump valve I assume you have the torque converter transmission vs the gear drive or hydrostatic drive. On the torque converter transmission the dump pedal in no way prevents engine rotation. It has an electrical switch for safety that will not allow engine starter to engage unless pedal is depressed. Similar to a clutch safety switch on an automobile. But that switch usually gets bypassed and removed at some point on these machines. The third photo shows an aftermarket or dealer installed switch that is usually used for a back-up alarm. The springy part used to be straight and when levers and linkages contact and move the springy part it closes the circuit making it go beep-beep-beep-beep when you back up. Not related to starting in any way.
  3. Although I can't help you on the specifics of timing the new CAV pump. I have the timing specs in the book for the original VA pump if that might help you some. Static timing for the 500C with D-155 is set to 12* BTDC. Did you bleed the new CAV pump good? There are usually two bleed ports on the CAV pump body. I have to do it often on my IH 384 with CAV injection pump. Then maybe crack an injector line to help bleed the injectors.
  4. An International 2444 is just an International 444 in industrial clothing. Maybe a few subtle differences. But you may find lots more part available by searching the 444 Ag variant. If its the diesel, the BD154 has parts readily available in the aftermarket, the C153 gas engine I believe does as well.
  5. According to the IH TD-12 Operators Manual there should be two markings on the dipstick, one "Low" mark and a "Full- Engine Running" mark. Says to ensure machine is on level ground, operate the engine at low idle with the transmission shifter in neutral. The manual doesn't specify if the oil needs to be warm or cold.
  6. For those who were unable to attend the show I did a video of my experience at the RPRU 2022. I am usually deployed overseas and depend on folks posting picture or videos of the event. So this year I did it for anyone who missed out or wants to relive it. Enjoy! Thank you to all who contributed to this great show! We had a wonderful time!
  7. Oil filter is located on the opposite side of the engine, laying horizontal right at the frame rail level. I think right behind the dipstick tube.
  8. I think you are correct. The one on the upper left looks like it has a piece of the center broken where the O-ring sits. If I am correct then you will need to replace the filter header. The good news is that there is a better solution! The filter header(upper filter part in your picture) can be replaced with the type for spin on filters. IH part number 3132491R1 is still available new from Case IH for a mere $289 😕. But if you call around to AG tractor salvage yards you might find a used one cheaper. It fits many IH tractors. I believe the mounting is the same and the banjo bolt connections are too. Just takes x2 3132428R2 (Fleetguard FF214) spin on filters instead of bolts, glass bowls, O-rings, cartridges, and all the little pieces.
  9. D239 is a 4 cyl, and a D179 is a 3 cyl. Assuming D239 is correct(I believe it is) the IH parts book calls for... Oil filter 3136046R93 or 39080R2 Fleetguard# LF3532 (I run the Fleetguard) WIX# 51231 Fuel filters 3144477R92 x2 supersedes to CNH 84535312 available from Case IH. Fuel filter bowl 3144478R1 (if glass) supersedes to CNH 73329973GV which is still available from Case IH, or 3144481R1 (if metal) shows questionable availability. As far as the "nut" you are referring to, the book shows a long bolt coming up from the bottom with a sealing washer, and a nut and sealing washer on top. Bolt #5 3144482R1 supersedes to CNH 300807 shows still available from Case IH. Lower sealing washer #4 3144480R1 still available from Case IH. Upper sealing washer #12 3144474R1 still available from Case IH. Nut #13 3144473R1 maybe still available from Case IH.
  10. There is a cover on the side of the VA injection pump With 2 flathead screws. Remove the cover(fuel will probably leak out) and rotate the engine until The scribe mark comes around to line up with the pointer. reinstall the side cover to prevent dirt from entering the pump. If you remove the injection Pump at this point it will be easy to time when you reinstall it if you line up the scribe and pointer on new pump.
  11. I cant answer the question specifically, but Quip-Cal is a Red Power sponsor that makes equipment decals. I worked with them to make a set for my IH Backhoe. Might give them a call.
  12. I bet that nasty oil is the root cause, possibly gunked up a relief valve as Dirt Floor Poor mentioned. For a couple hundred $ in oil and filters you could flush out that transmission and run it for a bit. The new clean oil might get any sticking parts cleaned up and worked loose. Worth a shot, and cheaper than replacing it or tearing it down. Also keep in mind that the transmission and differential all share oil with the hydraulic system. Meaning if your transmission is filled with water and nasty oil then your hydraulic system is too. The pumps, valves, swing motors, and hydraulic rams. Just a matter of time before it damages them too. If it was mine I'd flush the transmission and change the filters, refill with new oil(even if its the cheap black bucket oil from Tractor Supply for now). Run it for a while to get it warm, move all the cylinders a few times to get old oil out. See if conditions improve. If it improves, flush it again after some more use to get the remaining nasty oil from the cylinders out. Then Check your transmission pressures with a gauge. You might be surprised. If it doesn't improve you are only out $200-$250 in cheap oil and filters. Then decide if you want to replace the machine or drag itself around with the hoe. Or donate it to me 😉 lol. Good luck! I'm rooting for you! 🙂
  13. Both will use hydraulic transmission oil in the transmission. As I understand, linkage wear, damage, and adjustments on the shifting mechanism are a common issue on these with either transmission and can give the illusion of a transmission problem. Better check that first. A hydrostatic transmission is like many lawn tractors use. Infinite speeds in forward and reverse based on how far you push the lever(or pedals) in either direction. Further you push lever the faster it goes. Returning the lever to center(neutral) stops the tractor. And has a high/low range shifter. A torque converter transmission will have a 3 position lever on the dash or column. forward, neutral, and reverse. It will also have a shifter with 4 speeds, and a high/low shifter beside the seat. They have what looks like a clutch pedal which dumps hydraulic pressure, and kinda acts like a clutch pedal. If you have a hydrostatic transmission your best solution for troubleshooting and repair is to call Herrs Machine in Washington KS and talk to them. They sell a test gauge kit and can help you with troubleshooting and parts. Its possible you may have a simple problem like restricted filter or need pressure adjustments. These transmissions do not like dirty or contaminated oil. The hydro transmissions are extremely expensive to rebuild and you'd be better off replacing the machine if it came to that. If you have a torque converter transmission parts are still available from Case IH for most of the transmission. But the dealer can't look up your parts because the AG version was slightly different from yours. You will need to buy an IH parts manual PC-250A, available used on Ebay or reprint from Jen Sales, and search individual parts by number online instead of by application. For troubleshooting you will need the IH service manual SM-TC, (there is one on Ebay now item# 313671017131), or the service manual for the whole tractor SM-250A (Ebay #371913129069). The manual will show you some pressure tests that can be done to troubleshoot. Good luck! Keep us posted on your progress!
  14. As I recall the 250A industrial tractors and backhoes were based on the IH 574 AG tractor, so many drivetrain parts interchange but not all. There were 3 transmissions. Hydrostatic, Torque Converter, and gear drive. We need to know which you have to point you in the right direction. Being a backhoe its more likely to have the torque converter or hydrostatic transmission.
  15. My td-14A had a Bucyrus blade and Pullman winch. I had estimated about 18,000 lbs on my TD-14A after I removed the blade. I got it onto the trailer with my winch doubled with a block and tackle, and the help of a Cat D4. After pulling it 40 miles I feel like I had significantly underestimated the weight! I never did weigh it but a semi should have been used, and was used for the remaining 500+ miles home. I hope you use something big to move it. Cool machine, I hope you get it home safe!
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