70’s ford 4500 won’t go into gear – MyTractorForum.com – The Friendliest Tractor Forum and Best Place for Tractor Information

I searched and found someone said something about putting a brick on the clutch over night to release a spring or something like so I figured what the heck and did so tonight, see what tomorrow brings on the matter. I

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Ford 8600 hi-lo won’t shift to high – Yesterday’s Tractors

Jason,Its been awhile since i was in one them big boys but,i would disconnect the linkage from the shift lever and see if i could shift it into high range that way.If i could not i would suspect worn teeth on the high range gear or coupler.If i could shift it by hand on the lever then,i would adjust the linkage a little shorter to make it go in.The shifters used on those tractors gave a few problems because of the lenght of the linkage and wear over time.Also check that shift lever for slippage on the fork.

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