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Driving my Massey 10 and 'grinding.....

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Posted May 12, 2011 - 09:07 PM

So I was driving my MF 10 the other day, pulling the trailer to the side of the house, in 2nd. and suddenly it starts grinding as if I tried to shift into gear without clutch and still rolling. Not a pleasant sound for sure...
So quickly I tapped the shifter ino neutral, stopped and put it back into gear again. All went well, no grinding...
Then later, tried it again, just down the drive way, and it did it again?
There is no unusual noise in any gear at any other time..... it almost feels like I'm trying to shift into another gear while rolling?

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Posted May 12, 2011 - 09:56 PM

I'm not really familiar with the Masseys, but could the gears be worn to the point of working their way out of gear?



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Posted May 12, 2011 - 10:11 PM

Detent balls are wearing out or serious wear in the gears. I may be lessened if you adjust the little arm that keeps it from going into 1st. Nutndun just did a thread on replacing the balls & springs.


Very informative.
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Posted May 13, 2011 - 07:26 AM

As soon as I read the thread title I already knew what it would be, the other guys have pointed you in the right direction already. It really isn't that bad of a job to do, especially if your wheel hub comes off easily. Good thing is you only need to remove one side of the case and one hub and no worry of parts falling out.

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Posted May 14, 2011 - 12:03 AM

this is why I enjoy GTtalk,...... there are a lot of people that know their 'stuff',
love that last part of "no worry of parts falling out".....
now if we only had some warmer temps.........so I could get at it.....