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Ford 4600 Tractor Maintenance

The Ford 4600 is a 2WD (4x2) utility tractor. This model was manufactured from 1975 to 1984. The Ford 4600 powertrain system components: Ford vertical three-cylinder water cooled diesel engine, and 8-speed Dual Range transmission. A 201 cubic inches engine power is 59.5 Hp (44.5 kW), and max. torque is 213 Nm (157 lb-ft) at 1200 rpm.

Max. travel speed (forward/reverse): 15.0 mph (24.1 km/h) and 7.2 mph (11.6 km/h). The open center hydraulic system used a gear pump with fluid flow rate of 8.5 gpm (32.2 liters per minute). The hydraulic pressure is 2500 psi (173 bar).

The tractor is fitted with 7.5x16 front tires and 16.9x30 rear tires. The wheelbase is 84.5 inches (2140 mm), and operating weight is 5880 lbs (2670 kg).

Refill Capacities
Engine oil capacity, qts (L) 7.0 (6.6)
Engine coolant capacity, qts (L) 12.0 (11.3)
Transmission system capacity, gal (L) 3.5 (13.2)
Hydraulic system capacity, gal (L) 8.5 (32.2)
Steering system capacity, qts (L) 2.0 (1.9)

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

Service Intervals
Check engine oil level Every 10 hours
Check transmission fluid level Every 10 hours
Check engine air filters Every 10 hours
Check coolant level in radiator Every 10 hours
Check battery and clean terminals Every 50 hours
Check hydraulic fluid level Every 50 hours
Inspect and adjust alternator belt Every 100 hours
Lubricate axle hub bearings Every 100 hours
Change engine oil Every 300 hours
Replace engine oil filter Every 300 hours
Clean engine air filters Every 300 hours
Clean engine fuel filter Every 300 hours
Adjust parking and service brakes Every 300 hours
Replace engine air filters Every 600 hours
Replace power steering filter Every 600 hours
Change steering oil Every 600 hours
Check and adjust engine idling Every 600 hours
Check and adjust valve clearance Every 600 hours
Replace engine fuel filter Every 1200 hours
Replace cab air filter Every 1200 hours
Change hydraulic fluid Every 1200 hours
Change transmission fluid Every 1200 hours
Replace hydraulic oil filter Every 1200 hours
Flush cooling system and add new coolant Every 1200 hours

Replacement Parts
Engine oil filter part number 86546614, E8NN6714AA
Engine fuel filter part number 84535312, EDPN9N074AA
Engine air filter part number (Primary) 84493216, 86525008
Engine air filter part number (Secondary) E9NN9B618AA, D6NN9601B
Hydraulic oil filter part number 84518613, D6NNB486A
Steering oil filter part number EDPN3K758A
Cab air filter part number D8NN94000N20CA




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