Locate the leak by tracing the fluid back to its source, and replace worn hoses or gaskets with high-quality. Also, the serial number is 475437, so can anyone help with this, and tell me what year this tiller was made? Drain the fluid into a pan, clean the drain plug threads and reinstall the drain plug. Sears PartsDirect carries a wide selection of durable and reliable parts for Troybilt tillers. Test Run of first Operator Presence Controls O. As for the parts person. Worn or damaged clutch cables may not allow the wheels or tines to spin properly, and the cable could cause one of these parts to move independently of the others. Although the company sells gear fluid, sometimes called transmission gear lube, most auto parts stores should carry a suitable substitute.
Replacing broken pins helps keep tines securely in place and operational. Troy-Bilt gas-powered tillers need regular maintenance, including checking and adding gear fluid. It won't hurt to do an oil change anyways, seeing as the old tractor sat for so long. I love troy bilt brands, their old models are so durable that I still use my grandfather's rototiller. If so change that as well. Cheers Bill thanks bill, i did change the oil before i used it, with the non detergent, which is what lead to all this.
I can't say for myself because I don't have one. Choose the right model from the list above, click the chat button or call 1-800-252-1698 for assistance with finding and purchasing the right parts. I tend to take what they say with a grain of salt. I told him the s,and he hit the roof. The other counterman had given me the shocks for the 4wd! Vents release the fluid when it expands from the heat during use, which is a normal safety feature. Oct - 1983 688574 Nov - 1983 692962 Dec - 1983 697866 Jan - 1984 702873 Feb - 1984 707715 Mar - 1984 712492 Apr - 1984 719751 May - 1984 725255 Jun - 1984 730791 Jul - 1984 735958 Aug - 1984 740247 Sep - 1984 746020 Oct - 1984 749814 Nov - 1984 754103 Dec - 1984 759889 Jan - 1985 762559 Feb - 1985 765766 Mar - 1985 772021 Apr - 1985 778419 May - 1985 782176 Jun - 1985 787776 Jul - 1985 791185 Aug - 1985 794581 Sep - 1985 797525 Oct - 1985 800185 Nov - 1985 803053 Dec - 1985 805145 Jan - 1986 806595 Feb - 1986 810470 Mar - 1986 814811 Apr - 1986 819802 May - 1986 824527 Jun - 1986 828042 Jul - 1986 830648 Aug - 1986 832923 Sep - 1986 832923 Oct - 1986 835437 Nov - 1986 837628 Dec - 1986 838827 Jan - 1987 841756 Feb - 1987 845342 Mar - 1987 847287 Apr - 1987 849978 May - 1987 855053 Jun - 1987 855639 Jun - 1987 855697 Jun - 1987 856107 Jun - 1987 856127 Jun - 1987 857306 Jul - 1987 857307 First O. Troy-Bilt specifies several types of gear fluid that work in their tillers.
Checking the fluid regularly helps ensure you haven't lost too much through seepage -- Troy-Bilt recommends checking the fluid every 30 hours of use. So, is 30 wt correct engine oil? The manager exchanged the shocks. Especially when it comes to issues and repairs it's important to include as many images as possible to help our members diagnose your issue. Bar tread tires and cast iron hubs optional before Serial 31040. Remove the oil level check plug, which is a bolt on the side of the tiller.
It's better to search the net for comments and reviews to be able to buy best one for you. Your serial will fall anywhere between. I would, however, change the oil to a 30 wt detergent oil as it is just a better oil for keeping your engine clean. These sturdy units have many components that can wear down over time, leading to problems including tines that don't turn when the wheels turn, wheels that stick even when the tines turn and fluid leakage from the engine area. When diagnosing an issue, or showing off your tractor or implement, it's important to add images so we all know what you're talking about. Replace Broken Pins One aspect of is the inspection of the unit for broken pins.
A broken pin may allow the tine to spin freely, independent of the rest of the machine, or it can impede movement of tines entirely. Inspect the Clutch Cable The clutch cable allows essential Troybilt tiller parts to move correctly by engaging the drive system of the machine. Pins that connect tines to the rotating tine shaft may break over time, especially when the machine works with hard soil or rocky terrain. Well, your in luck if you haven't found any info yet as I have some info for you. May - 1973 58533 Jun - 1973 61361 Jul - 1973 63881 Sep - 1973 67867 Oct - 1973 70421 Nov - 1973 74232 Dec - 1973 77834 Jan - 1974 80945 Feb - 1974 84721 Mar - 1974 88708 Apr - 1974 93038 May - 1974 97244 Jun - 1974 101527 Jul - 1974 105491 Aug - 1974 108388 Sep - 1974 112373 Oct - 1974 116909 Nov - 1974 121972 Dec - 1974 126927 Jan - 1975 131034 Feb - 1975 136006 Mar - 1975 141231 Apr - 1975 146981 May - 1975 153066 Jun - 1975 158433 Jul - 1975 163222 Aug - 1975 166417 Sep - 1975 171230 Oct - 1975 176853 Nov - 1975 182749 Dec - 1975 187490 Jan - 1976 193030 Feb - 1976 198420 Mar - 1976 203735 Apr - 1976 210574 May - 1976 217266 Jun - 1976 223064 Jul - 1976 228669 Aug - 1976 229790 Sep - 1976 235432 Oct - 1976 240369 Nov - 1976 245622 Dec - 1976 250148 Reverse disc mount changed to single bolt with large washer from three Allen head screws.
Clutch cables that no longer operate properly require replacement. Checking the Fluid Gear fluid sometimes seeps out of the tiller's transmission, especially in hot weather. But people have told me the newer models are not as durable as the old ones. I've seen the other counterman since then, but he won't wait on me! God gave us two ears and one mouth for a reason. Find Leaking Components The smell of gas or sight of oil coming from the engine of a Troybilt tiller is a sure sign of a leak. I am assuming 30 wt on the engine oil, but really need to know the transmission part. Mar - 1978 314320 Mar - 1978 315296 Apr - 1978 320330 May - 1978 325435 Jun - 1978 331138 Jul - 1978 336870 Aug - 1978 338749 Sep - 1978 345189 Oct - 1978 350985 Nov - 1978 357514 Dec - 1978 363052 Jan - 1979 368621 Feb - 1979 375440 Mar - 1979 380828 Apr - 1979 388355 May - 1979 394015 Jun - 1979 400854 Jul - 1979 406077 Aug - 1979 409378 Sep - 1979 416629 Oct - 1979 422959 Nov - 1979 430460 Dec - 1979 435848 Jan - 1980 439736 Feb - 1980 446898 Mar - 1980 453023 Apr - 1980 459525 Last Horse I produced.
While normal exhaust fumes occur during regular operation, fuel spills can lead to exceptional hazards, and oil leaks may damage other components. Have fun with you troy built horse! There is really nothing wrong with non detergent oil, it's just old technology. Drain the fluid by opening the oil level check plug as a vent to help the fluid drain faster, and then remove the drain plug on the bottom of the machine. After dodging the cars,I went to the shop,and called the store manager. Yesterday, I just purchased an older Troy Bilt Horse tiller.
Pour the fluid in the fill hole until it runs out of the check plug hole, replace the plug, close the fill hole by putting the dipstick back in and reinstall the handlebars if you removed them. I know this is old but see you never got any info for the Horse. I won't look for any other brand to buy. When It's Low To refill low gear fluid, move the handlebars out of the way to access the gear oil fill hole if necessary, though not all models require this. To check the fluid, pull out the dipstick, which is typically on the rear of the tine shield. First, let me start off by saying hello to all, i am new to the forum and am in hopes of gaining some info. Add more gear fluid until it flows out of the check plug hole, and then replace the oil level check plug.
This fluid lubricates the transmission to ensure the machine shifts smoothly between gears. May - 1980 467761 Jun - 1980 474363 Jul - 1980 480283 Aug - 1980 484627 Sep - 1980 491122 Oct - 1980 498098 Nov - 1980 505891 Dec - 1980 511381 Jan - 1981 518348 Feb - 1981 525202 Mar - 1981 531211 Apr - 1981 539361 May - 1981 546751 Jun - 1981 552154 Jul - 1981 559140 Aug - 1981 563747 Sep - 1981 569130 Oct - 1981 574187 Nov - 1981 579458 Dec - 1981 584797 Jan - 1982 590135 Feb - 1982 594649 February 27, 1982, Lyman Wood left Troy-Bilt. Does your unit have an oil filter? Durable Troybilt tillers deliver the power needed to till tough soil and prepare it for use by gardeners or farmers. It's always good to get a second opinion. . Changing It Your tiller shouldn't need a complete gear fluid change unless the fluid has become contaminated in some way, such as if debris or water worked its way into the fluid.