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Ford 1720 Tractor Maintenance

The Ford 1720 is a Twenty series compact utility tractor. This model was manufactured by Shibaura built from 1987 to 2000. The Ford 1720 tractor is powered by 91.3 cubic inches (1.5 L) Shibaura N843 4-stroke three-cylinder indirect injection water-cooled diesel engine with a maximum power of 27.7 Hp (20.7 kW) at 2500 rev/min. The Ford 1720 is fitted with two types of transmission.

1st type: 12x4 unsynchronized gear transmission. 2nd type: mechanical shuttle transmission with 12 forward and 12 reverse gears. Max. forward speed - 13.4 mph (21.6 kph), maximum reverse speed - 9.2 mph (14.8 kph).

The open center hydraulic system includes a gear pump with fluid flow rate of 7.8 gpm (29.5 lpm). The hydraulic pressure is 2130 psi (147 bar). The 4-wheel drive models are equipped with 7.00x14 or 25x8.5-14 front tires and 11.2x24 or 13.6-16 rear tires. The 5.00x15 or 23x8.5-12 front tires and 11.2x24 or 13.6-16 rear tires are used for tractors with 2-wheel drive. The wheelbase is 65 in (1650 mm). The Ford 1720 is compatible with a 78" front-mount blade, 63" front-mount snowblower, Ford 7108 front end loader with lift capacity to full height of 900 lbs (408 kg), and Ford 757B backhoe.

Refill Capacities
Engine oil capacity, qts (L) 4.8 (4.5)
Engine coolant capacity, qts (L) 5.9 (5.6)
Transmission/Hydraulic system capacity, gal (L) 7.1 (27.0)
Front axle oil capacity, qts (L) 5.3 (5.0)
Steering oil capacity, qts (L) 1.9 (1.8)

Recommended Oil and Fluid
Engine oil type SAE 15W-40, 10W-30, SAE 10W
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
Replace hydraulic oil filter 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 84475542, SBA140516170
Engine fuel filter part number 87300039, SBA360720020
Engine air filter part number 86512889, E9NN9601FA
Hydraulic oil filter part number 4245130, 84228983




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