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Case IH DX35 Troubleshooting

The Case IH DX35 is a 4WD compact utility tractor from DX-series. This model was manufactured between 2001 and 2006. The Case IH DX-35 tractor is powered by 101 cu.in (1.7 L) Shibaura N843L 3-cylinder liquid-cooled diesel engine with a rated power of 35 hp (26.1 kW) at 2600 rpm. The tractor is fitted with a 2-range hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The maximum forward speed - 13.6 mph (21.9 km/h), maximum reverse speed - 13.6 mph (21.9 km/h). The open center hydraulic system has implement pump with a rated capacity of 9.8 gal/min (37.1 l/min), and steering pump with a rated capacity of 5.1 gal/min (19.3 l/min).

The tractor is equipped with a hydrostatic power steering, wet disc brakes, 7.00x16 (Std) or 25x8.50-14 (Turf) front tyres, and 13.6x24 (Std) or 44x18.0-20 (Turf) rear tyres. Compatible attachments for Case IH DX35 tractor: 84" mid-mount 4-blade Case MWX84R mower deck, and Case IH L160 loader with lift capacity to max height of 1800 lbs (816 kg) and breakout force of 3186 lbs (1445 kg).

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

Air trapped in fuel system - Bleed air.
Fuel filter element is dirty - Install new filter element.
Faulty fuel injection nozzles - Service or change injection nozzles.
Water in the fuel system - Change fuel and repair fuel system.
The valve clearance is not adjusted - Check and adjust as required.
Fuel injection pump damage - Replacement or repair required.

Diesel starts and stalls immediately

Clogged air filter element - Service or replace the air filter.
Fuel filter element clogging - Filter maintenance required.
Fuel injection pump is leaking - Repair any leaks.
Defective fuel injectors - Inspect fuel injectors and change as required.
Fuel injection pump failure - Change pump or rebuild it.

Engine shuts off suddenly while running

Coolant temperature is low - Warm up the engine.
Clogged fuel filter - Clean or replace the filter.
Air in the fuel system - Air bleeding.
Fuel injection nozzles fault - Replace injection nozzles.
Improper fuel injection timing - Adjust the pump as required.

Engine stops at low idle speed

Too low idle RPM - Adjust as required.
Damaged fuel injection pump - Change pump or rebuild it.
Defective fuel injectors - Replace or clean fuel injectors.
Excessive valve clearance - Adjust to proper valve clearance.

Diesel power loss

Plugged air cleaner - Carry out maintenance on air filter.
Faulty fuel injection nozzles - Replace injection nozzles.
Incorrect fuel injection pressure - Repair or replace injection pump.
Incorrect valve clearance - Check and adjust as required.
Low idle speed setting is incorrect - Adjustment required.
Restricted fuel lines or hoses - Service fuel hoses and lines.
Blown cylinder head gasket - Change cylinder head gasket.
Piston rings are worn or damaged - Piston rings need to be replaced.

Engine overheated

Not enough coolant - Refill to the correct level and inspect system for leaks.
Engine oil level low - Checking oil level and add if necessary.
Radiator fins are clogged or radiator cap is faulty - Replace cap or clean radiator.
Fan belt is worn or faulty - Replace the fan belt.
Engine overloaded - Reduce the load or operate the tractor in lower gears.

Oil pressure too low

Engine oil level low - Check and refill the oil.
Oil filter clogged - Service or change engine oil filter element.
Oil grade or viscosity is wrong - Use correct viscosity oil.
Excessive crankshaft bearing oil clearance - Install new bearings.
Oil pump malfunction - Replace as required.

Abnormal engine knocking or noise

Low engine oil level - Fill up the engine oil.
Engine not warmed up - Engine is not warmed up to the required temperature.
Fuel injection pump timing is not adjusted - Adjust according to specifications.
Low idle speed set incorrectly - Need to adjust idle speed.
Fuel injector fault - Inspect fuel injectors and change as required.
Misaligned or defective connecting rod Need to change or align the connecting rod.
Piston wear or scoring - Pistons need to be replaced.

Hydrostatic Transmission Troubleshooting
Hydrostatic transmission noises

Low transmission oil level or contaminated oil - Add oil to proper level or pour fresh transmission oil.
Speed control linkage is defective or unadjusted - Adjust or change linkage.
Relief valve is stuck - Replace relief valve.
Transmission overloaded - Reduce loading.
Worn or defective transmission components - Change or repair defective parts.

Loss of power

Insufficient transmission fluid - Add fluid to the transmission housing.
Relief valve is damaged - Replace the valve.
Speed control pedal linkage is bent or not adjusted - Adjust or replace linkage.

Transmission fluid overheats

Insufficient transmission fluid - Add fluid to the transmission housing.
Dirty transmission fluid filter - Service or change transmission fluid filter.
Defective or plugged cooling components - Inspect all cooling components and replace or repair if necessary.
Excessive transmission load - The load should be reduced.

Transmission oil leakage

Broken seals or gaskets - Replace worn seal or gaskets.
High internal transmission housing pressure - Change defective parts.
Plugged oil return tube - Clean or replace return tube.

Hydraulic System Troubleshooting
Insufficient hydraulic fluid pressure

Hydraulic oil level low - Need to add oil.
Dirty hydraulic oil filter element - Replace hydraulic filter element or service if necessary.
Defective hydraulic pump - Replace or repair hydraulic fluid pump.
Not adjusted hydraulic spool valve - Need to adjust spool valve.
Hydraulic cylinder is defective - Repair or change hydraulic cylinder.
Leaking hydraulic pipes - Check the hydraulic system and fix leaks.

Excessive hydraulic system heat

Main relief valve malfunctioning - Change relief valve.
Incorrect hydraulic oil type - Use the correct type of hydraulic oil.
Dirty hydraulic fluid - The fluid must be changed.
Air in the hydraulic system - Air bleeding.

Hitch does not raise or raises very slowly

Excessive hitch loading - Reduce loading.
Hydraulic fluid level low - Fill the system to proper hydraulic fluid level.
Dirty hydraulic oil filter element - Service the hydraulic filter or change if required.
Hydraulic pump not working - Repair or replace hydraulic fluid pump.
Faulty main relief valve - Install a new relief valve.
Hydraulic control valve block is damaged - Repair or change hydraulic valve.
Hydraulic cylinder is broken - Install a new hydraulic cylinder or repair it.
Disconnected or broken suction line - Change or connect properly.

3-point hitch does not lower or lowers very slowly

Incorrect setting hydraulic control valve - Use the correct adjustment.
Hydraulic cylinder is faulty - Repair or change hydraulic cylinder.
Unadjusted hitch - Need to make adjustments.
Damaged lift arm shaft - Install a new shaft.

3-point hitch jerks when lower or lift

Air in the hydraulic system - Air bleeding.
Dirty hydraulic oil - The oil must be changed.
Hydraulic pump not working - Install a new hydraulic fluid pump.
Defective hydraulic spool valve - Install a new hydraulic valve or repair it.
Hydraulic cylinder is broken - Replace or repair hydraulic cylinder.

Steering System Troubleshooting
Steering wheel turns hard

Incorrectly installed or worn steering column - Install the steering column correctly or replace it.
Air trapped inside steering system - Bleed the steering system.
Improper toe-in - Adjust toe-in wheels.
Front tyres are worn unevenly - Install new tyres.
Damaged hydraulic steering pump - Repair or replace steering pump.
Stuck or faulty steering pump control valve - Service or change control valve.
Not enough steering oil - Check oil level and add steering oil as required.

Steering wheel free play is excessive

Steering column shaft or coupling has maximum wear - Replace defective component.
Steering pump stopped working - Check the steering pump and replace if necessary.
Worn or loose steering linkage joints - Inspect and change as required.

Front wheels wander to left or right

Front tyres are worn unevenly - Install new tyres.
Not adjusted toe-in - Adjust toe-in wheels.
Steering linkage parts are loose or worn - Check and change as required.
Worn or incorrectly adjusted or worn front wheel bearings - Change or adjust bearings correctly.

Electrical System Troubleshooting
Battery cannot be charged

Wiring connections are corroded or loose - Tighten or service cable connections.
Defective battery terminal connectors - Change terminal connectors.
Battery dead cell - Install a new battery.
Belt is worn or loose - Change belt or adjust belt tension.

Starter motor cranks slow

Battery voltage is low - Battery is drained, charge it.
Battery will not hold charge - Service charging system or install new battery.
Terminals are faulty or battery cables are disconnected - Check wire connections and change or service terminals.

Starter will not crank

Battery is low or faulty - Recharge or change battery.
Disconnected or incorrectly connected wires - Inspect battery wires and connect correctly.
Low battery output voltage - Recharge the battery.
Starter motor is damaged - Starter needs to be replaced.



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