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Case IH CX-60 Troubleshooting

The Case IH CX60 utility tractor was manufactured between 1998 and 2002. The Case IH CX60 tractor is powered by 165 cu.in (2.7 L) Perkins 903.27T 3-cylinder turbocharged direct injection diesel engine with a rated power of 64 hp (47.7 kW).

The Case IH CX-60 is fitted with a 2 types of transmission. Type 1: Synchro shuttle transmission with 8 forward and 8 reverse gears. Type 2: Partial powershift transmission with 16 forward and 8 reverse gears. The maximum travel speed (forward/reverse): 24.4 mph (39.2 kph) and 22.1 mph (35.5 kph). The open center hydraulic system has a gear pump with a rated capacity of 13.7 gpm (51.9 lpm).

The hydraulic system pressure is 173 bar (2500 psi). The tractor is equipped with a hydrostatic power steering, differential hydraulic wet disc brakes, 7.50x16 (2WD) or 12.4R24 (4WD) front tyres, and 14.9-28 (2WD) or 18.4R30 (4WD) rear tyres. The wheelbase is 84.8" (2150 mm) for 2WD models and 87.2" (2210 mm) for 4WD models.

Diesel Engine Troubleshooting
Engine difficult to start or won't start

Air trapped in fuel system - Bleed air.
Fuel filter plugged - Clean the filter element.
Fuel injection nozzles fault - Check and replace nozzles if required.
Water or dirt in fuel system - Drain, flush, and service the system.
The valve clearance is incorrect - Have it adjusted.
Fuel injection pump is damaged - Repair or install a new fuel pump.

Diesel starts and stalls immediately

Dirty air filter - Service air cleaner.
Fuel filter element clogging - Replace filter element.
Fuel injection pump has loose connections - Tighten the connections.
Clogged or defective injectors - Clean or replace fuel injectors.
Faulty fuel injection pump - Replace or rebuild injection pump.

Engine stalls during operation

Engine is cold - Engine is not warmed up to the required temperature.
Fuel filter element is dirty - Replace filter element.
Air in the fuel system - Air bleeding.
Clogged or burnt injection nozzle - Replace injection nozzles.
Improper setting of fuel injection pump timing - Check the fuel injection pump timing adjustment.

Engine stalls while idle

Low idle speed set incorrectly - Test and adjust.
Fuel injection pump is not working correctly - Install a new pump or rebuild.
Fuel injectors are faulty or clogged - Change or clean fuel injectors.
Improper valve clearance - Adjust valve clearance.

Low engine power

Air cleaner is dirty - Change air filter element.
Fuel injection nozzles are faulty or clogged - If necessary, replace with a new nozzle.
Improper fuel injection pressure - Adjust to correct pressure.
Valve out of adjustment - Adjust valve clearance according to specifications.
Low idle speed adjustment is incorrect - Adjust the low idle speed.
Fuel hoses or lines clogging - Service fuel lines and hoses.
Blown cylinder head gasket - Replace the gasket as required.
Defective or worn piston rings - Replace piston rings.

Engine is overheated

Engine has a lack of coolant - Add coolant fluid and inspect the cooling system for leaks.
Lack of engine oil - Need to add engine oil.
Clogged radiator core or leaking radiator cap - Clean radiator or install new cap.
Fan belt slipping or worn - Change the fan belt.
Engine overload - Load reducing is recommended.

Insufficient oil pressure

Low crankcase oil level - Checking oil level and add if necessary.
Dirty oil filter element - Clean or change engine oil filter.
Incorrect oil viscosity - Use correct viscosity oil.
Crankshaft bearing has excessive oil clearance - Bearing replacement required.
Oil pump is damaged - Repair or change.

Engine knocking sound or abnormal noise

Low engine oil level - Fill up the oil to required level.
Engine is not preheated - Warm up engine as required.
Timing of fuel injection pump is incorrect - Set the fuel pump timing correctly.
Too low idle RPM - Adjust the low idle speed.
Damaged or clogged injectors - Clean fuel injectors or change it.
Connecting rod is not aligned or worn - Need to replace or align the connecting rod.
Worn or scored pistons - Pistons replacement required.

Transmission Troubleshooting
Low transmission oil pressure

Transmission oil level is low - Check and refill the transmission oil.
Dirty transmission oil filter element (if equipped) - Clean or replace the transmission filter.
Defective relief valve - Install a new valve.

Transmission is excessively noisy

Transmission fluid insufficient - Fill the transmission housing to proper fluid level.
Transmission fluid is contaminated - Change the fluid.
Defective gears or improper backlash - Install new gears and adjust backlash properly.
Bearings are damaged or worn - Bearings need to be replaced.
Worn or bent shift forks - Replace defective shift forks.
Damaged or worn shaft splines - Change defective shaft.

Gear hard to shift

Worn or rusty gear shift linkage - Lubricate or replace shift linkage.
Worn or damaged gear shift forks - Shift forks need to be replaced.
Worn out parts of the gearshift mechanism - Replace worn parts.
Clutch is worn or not adjusted - Adjust correctly or replace.

Transmission fluid leaking

Too much fluid in transmission - Excess fluid must be drained.
Broken seals or gaskets - Install new components.

Hydraulics Troubleshooting
Insufficient hydraulic oil pressure

Hydraulic oil level low - Checking hydraulic oil level and add if necessary.
Hydraulic oil filter is clogged - Hydraulic filter maintenance required.
Defective hydraulic pump - Repair or replace hydraulic fluid pump.
Hydraulic control valve is out of adjustment - Need to make adjustment.
Hydraulic cylinder is broken - Install a new hydraulic cylinder or repair it.
Hydraulic piping is leaking - Check the hydraulic system and fix leaks.

Hydraulic system overheating

Defective main relief valve - Replace relief valve.
Hydraulic oil type is wrong - Correct type of oil must be used.
Hydraulic fluid contamination - Change hydraulic fluid.
Air in hydraulic lines - Bleed hydraulic lines.

Hitch does not raise or raises very slowly

Excessive hitch loading - The load should be reduced.
Hydraulic oil level low - Checking hydraulic oil level and add if necessary.
Clogged hydraulic oil filter element - Hydraulic filter maintenance required.
Hydraulic pump is faulty - Install a new hydraulic oil pump.
Main relief valve is damaged - Relief valve replacement required.
Hydraulic spool valve block is defective - Replace or repair the valve.
Defective hydraulic cylinder - Install a new hydraulic cylinder or repair it.
Suction pipe is loose or broken - Repair or replace pipe.

3-point hitch won't lower or lowers slowly

Hydraulic spool valve block is not adjusted properly - The spool valve should be properly adjusted.
Hydraulic cylinder is faulty - Repair or install a new hydraulic cylinder.
The three-point hitch is not adjusted - The three-point hitch must be adjusted.
Damaged hitch rock shaft - Replace the shaft.

3-point hitch jerks when lower or lift

Air in hydraulic system - Bleed air from hydraulic system.
Hydraulic oil contamination - Change the oil.
Hydraulic pump malfunction - Install a new hydraulic fluid pump.
Hydraulic spool valve block is defective - Repair or replace hydraulic valve.
Damaged hydraulic cylinder - Install a new hydraulic cylinder or repair it.

Steering System Troubleshooting
Steering is stiff

Improperly assembled or defective steering column - Reassemble or change the steering column.
Air in steering system - Bleed the steering system.
Improper toe-in - Adjust toe-in properly.
Tire pressure is uneven - Adjust the tire pressure.
Steering pump is worn - Install a new hydraulic steering pump.
Pump flow control valve is stuck or damaged - Flush or change flow control valve.
Steering fluid level is insufficient - Add oil to steering system.

Excessive steering wheel play

Steering column shaft or coupling has maximum wear - Change defective component.
Steering pump failure - Replace or repair steering pump.
Steering linkage joints are worn or loose - Inspect and replace as required.

Tractor pulls to right or left

Tire pressure is uneven - Adjust the tire pressure.
Improper toe-in - Adjust toe-in wheels.
Loose or worn steering linkage parts - Replace or repair steering linkage.
Incorrectly adjusted or damaged front wheel bearings - Adjust correctly or replace bearings.

Electrical System Troubleshooting
Battery is not charging

Loose or corroded electrical wiring connections - Clean or tighten wiring connections.
Faulty battery terminal clamps - Change terminal clamps.
Bad cell in battery - Replace the battery.
Worn or loose belt - Change belt or adjust belt tension.

Starter turns slow

Low battery capacity - Battery is drained, charge it.
Battery will not hold charge - Service or replace the battery.
Bad terminals or disconnected battery cables - Check cable connections and replace or service terminals.

Starter will not work

Battery is low or faulty - Charge or replace the battery.
Disconnected or incorrectly connected wires - Inspect battery wires and connect correctly.
Low battery capacity - Low battery charging, charge as required.
Starter motor failure - Starter should be changed.



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