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Ford 1500 Tractor Maintenance

The Ford 1500 is a 2WD or 4WD compact utility tractor from Hundred compact series. This model was manufactured by Shibaura built between 1979 and 1982. The Ford 1500 tractor is equipped with a 69.2 cu.in (1.13 L) Shibaura LET862C two-cylinder liquid cooled diesel engine rated at 19.9 Hp (14.8 kW).

The transmission consists of a dual plate clutch and gearbox with 12 forward and 4 reverse gears. Max. forward speed - 11.6 mph (18.6 kph), maximum reverse speed - 8.1 mph (13 kph). The open center hydraulic system includes a gear pump with rated fluid flow of 6.2 gal/min (23.5 l/min).

The hydraulic pressure is 127 bar (1850 psi). The 2-wheel drive models are equipped with 4.00x12 front tyres and 9.50x24 rear tyres. The 25x8.5-14 front tyres and 13.6-16 rear tyres fit 4-wheel drive tractors. The wheelbase is 60.2" (1520 mm) for 2WD models and 59.3" (1500 mm) for 4WD models.

The Ford 1500 is compatible with the following attachments: a 60" mid-mount mower deck, 60" front-mount snowblower, Ford 770 loader with lift capacity to full height of 700 lbs (317 kg), Ford 770A loader with lift capacity to max height of 600 lbs (272 kg), Ford 770B front end loader with lift capacity to maximum height of 800 lbs (362 kg), and Ford 757 backhoe with bucket digging force of 3000 lbs (1360 kg).

Refill Capacities
Engine oil capacity, qts (L) 4.5 (4.3)
Engine coolant capacity, qts (L) 5.6 (5.3)
Transmission/Hydraulic system capacity, gal (L) 5.3 (20.0)
Front axle oil capacity, qts (L) 2.7 (2.5)
Steering oil capacity, qts (L) 0.5 (0.4)

Recommended Oil and Fluid
Engine oil type SAE 10W-40, 15W-40, 10W-30, SAE 20W-20
Engine coolant type Antifreeze/Coolant
Transmission/Hydraulic fluid type 134D, SAE 10W-30
Front axle oil type 134D, Gearlube 80W-90
Steering oil type 134D, Gearlube LS

Service Intervals
Check engine oil level Every 10 hours
Check the hydraulic/transmission fluid level Every 10 hours
Check engine air filter Every 10 hours
Check coolant level in radiator Every 10 hours
Check battery and clean terminals Every 50 hours
Check front axle oil Every 50 hours
Inspect and adjust alternator belt Every 50 hours
Lubricate axle hub bearings Every 50 hours
Change engine oil Every 100 hours
Clean engine air filter Every 100 hours
Clean engine fuel filter Every 100 hours
Replace engine oil filter Every 200 hours
Replace engine fuel filter Every 200 hours
Adjust parking and service brakes Every 200 hours
Change hydraulic/transmission fluid Every 300 hours
Change front axle lubricant Every 300 hours
Clean hydraulic oil strainer Every 300 hours
Change steering oil Every 300 hours
Replace engine air filter Every 500 hours
Check and adjust engine idling Every 500 hours
Check and adjust valve clearance Every 500 hours
Flush cooling system and add new coolant Every 1000 hours

Replacement Parts
Engine oil filter part number 86546613, E1NN6714BB
Engine fuel filter part number 87300039, SBA360720020
Engine air filter part number SBA314530122
Hydraulic oil filter part number Metal Strainer




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