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Ford 5900 Tractor Maintenance

The Ford 5900 is a two-wheel drive utility tractor. This model was manufactured from 1985 to 1993. The Ford 5900 tractor is equipped with a 256 cubic inches (4.2 L) Ford 4-cylinder direct injection liquid-cooled diesel engine.

The engine has a cylinder bore of 4.41" (112 mm), piston stroke of 4.21" (107 mm), and rated power of 73 hp (54.4 kW). The sliding gear transmission includes a dry clutch and gearbox with 8 forward and 2 reverse gears. The maximum travel speed (forward/reverse): 14.5 mph (23.3 km/h) and 7 mph (11.3 km/h).

The open center hydraulic system includes a gear pump with fluid flow rate of 6 gal/min (22.7 l/min). The hydraulic system fluid capacity is 14 gal (53 l). The Ford 5900 is equipped with a hydrostatic power steering, disc brakes, 7.50x16 front tires, and 16.9x30 rear tires. The wheelbase is 87.5 inches (2220 mm).

Refill Capacities
Engine oil capacity, qts (L) 9.0 (8.5)
Engine coolant capacity, qts (L) 15.4 (14.5)
Transmission/Hydraulic system capacity, gal (L) 8.7 (32.9)
Steering system capacity, qts (L) 2.3 (2.2)

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

Service Intervals
Check engine oil level Every 10 hours
Check transmission/hydraulic 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
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 filter Every 300 hours
Clean engine fuel filter Every 300 hours
Adjust parking and service brakes Every 300 hours
Replace engine air filter 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
Change transmission/hydraulic fluid Every 1200 hours
Replace hydraulic oil filter Every 1200 hours
Replace engine coolant 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 D6NN9R500B
Hydraulic oil filter part number 84518613, D8NNB486EA
Steering oil filter part number EDPN3K758A, C7NN3N538B
Engine coolant filter part number E8NN8A424BB




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