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Hi. I just purchased IH 234 hydro 1984 - 1985 starts and run very well, but the clutch is lock or seized and looking for help on how to freeing it up. it has been sitting in a barn for about a year. TY
please advise, I am very new to working on tractors. I am helping a farmer that is short handed due to covid. We have a tractor/forklift that seems like the clutch is slipping. I have worked on cars. Manual and auto trans. I dont understand the use of a clutch and it still has a tourque converter in it!? I am not resigned to any diagnosis yet. It could also be a fluid flow issue? tourque converter? clutch? symptoms When cold, it will move forward and reverse, but RPM's need to be higher than normal. There is no "jump" or quick engagement of drive when clutch is popped. As it gets hotter , drive drastically loses power. Have had to actually push it with a 2nd tractor after a while of use. Here is what I need to start. Can someone try to explain the use of clutch AND tourque converter? Can a fluid flow issue cause this? Is it normal for a clutch to go out rather quickly without someone burning it and smelling it? Splitting it seems drastic and is my last resort. Is it as bad as it looks? Thank you for you help!
I got into a decision with a local parts guy. He claims, that a four pad clutch is going to have more "bite" and be more jumpy than a six pad clutch for the same application. His philosophy is that since there is less surface area, it will have more psi on the material and hold better. My idea is that if there is more material face to face, then there will be more friction and thus more force transfer to the clutch shaft. If I'm wrong, I'll gladly tuck my tail, but I don't see how I am. Maybe it's just my ignorance, but they don't make brakes on cars with a small sharp point to get stopped.