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Kubota M7060 Troubleshooting

The Kubota M7060 utility tractor was manufactured from 2013 to 2020. This model has the following versions: M7060HF (ROPS, 2WD, 8-speed), M7060HFC (Cab, 2WD, 8-speed), M7060HD (ROPS, 4WD, 8-speed), M7060HDC (Cab, 4WD, 8-speed), M7060HD12 (ROPS, 4WD, 12-speed), M7060HDC12 (Cab, 4WD, 12-speed).

The Kubota M7060 tractor is powered by Kubota V3307-CR-TE4 4-stroke 4-cylinder direct injection turbocharged diesel engine with a maximum power of 71 hp (52.9 kW).

The Kubota M7060 is fitted with two transmission options: 8x8 power shuttle transmission, or 12x12 power shuttle transmission. The maximum travel speed (forward/reverse): 22.5 mph (36 km/h). The closed center hydraulic system used a piston pump with rated fluid flow of 11 gpm (41.5 lpm). The main relief pressure is 2830 psi (195 bar).

The 2WD models are equipped with 7.50-16 front tires and 16.9-30 rear tires. The 9.50-24 front tires and 16.9-30 rear tires are used for 4WD tractors. The wheel base is 84.4" (2140 mm) for models with 2-wheel drive and 83.1" (2110 mm) for models with 4-wheel drive. The Kubota M7060 is compatible with Kubota LA1154 front end loader with lift capacity to maximum height of 2928 lbs (1328 kg).

Engine Troubleshooting
Engine will not start or starts up hard
Fuel filter is clogged - Replace the filter element
Fuel supply valve is closed - Open fuel supply valve
Air trapped in fuel system - Bleed air
Clogged fuel injectors - Change fuel injectors
Fuel injection pump is faulty - Repair or change injection pump
Low engine compression - Inspect cylinder block and change defective components
Engine stops running unexpectedly
Engine is not warmed up to required temperature - Warm up the engine
Fuel lines leaking air - Tighten clamps, change faulty pipes
Irregular fuel injection - Adjust fuel injection timing
Plugged fuel filter - Service or replace the filter
Dirty or faulty injectors - Clean or replace fuel injectors
Engine stops after starting
Fuel injection pump out of timing - Adjust injection timing
Plugged fuel filter - Clean or replace the filter
Fuel injector nozzles are dirty - Change injector nozzles
Fuel injection pump is faulty - Replace or rebuild injection pump
Air cleaner is clogged - Clean or replace the air cleaner element
Engine stops while idle
Incorrectly set low idle speed - Adjust as required
Faulty fuel injection pump - Install a new fuel pump or repair
Fuel injector nozzles are damaged or dirty - Inspect injector nozzles and change if required
The valve clearance is not adjusted - Adjust valve clearance
Engine is overheated
Insufficient coolant fluid - Top up coolant. Check for coolant leaks
Cooling system is clogged or cooling parts are worn - Service the cooling system or change faulty parts
Insufficient engine oil - Need to add engine oil
Fan belt is defective or belt tension is not adjusted - Adjust correctly or change the belt
Thermostat malfunction - Check thermostat, replace if necessary
Poor engine power
Fuel injectors are clogged or faulty - Test fuel injectors and change if necessary
Improper fuel injection pressure - Repair or replace injection pump
Clogged air filter - Service or replace the air filter
Oil filter element clogging - Clean or replace engine oil filter element
Engine overloaded - Change to lower gear or reduce load
Valve clearance is wrong - Adjust valve clearance
Incorrect low idle setting - Adjust the low idle speed
Fuel hoses or pipes are clogged - Clean fuel hoses and pipes
Loss of compression: Leaking or broken valves - Change the valves
Abnormal engine knocking or noise
Timing of fuel injection pump is not adjusted - Check and correct settings
Fuel injector nozzles fault - Service or replace nozzles if required
Not enough engine oil - Need to add engine oil
Engine is not warmed up to required temperature - Normalize the engine temperature
Main bearings or crankshaft are worn out - Install new parts
Piston rings failure - Have piston rings replaced
The flywheel to crankshaft bolts are loose - Tighten bolts as required
High oil consumption
Oil leakage: Worn gaskets or seals - Worn parts need to be replaced
Crankcase oil too light - Use oil of correct viscosity
Damaged or seized piston rings - Change piston rings
Valve stems and guides are worn - Valves must be replaced
Scored cylinder liners or pistons - Check pistons and liners, change as required

Electrical System Troubleshooting
Battery is not charging
Faulty cell in battery - Battery replacement required
Battery cable harness damage - Check battery cables for damage, change or repair
Corroded or loose battery cables and terminals - Tighten or service terminals and cables
Belt wear or improper belt tension adjustment - Replace belt or properly adjust belt tension
Starter turning slow
Low battery capacity - Battery needs to be recharged
Battery will not hold charge - Service or change the battery
Battery cable harness failure - Check battery electrical cable for defects, replace or repair
Battery terminals and cables are corroded or loose - Tighten or clean terminals and cables
Starter is not working
Low battery power - Battery is drained, charge it
Discharged or defective battery - Replace or charge as required
Starter motor failing - Starter should be replaced
Improperly connected or disconnected wiring harness - Inspect wiring harness and connect properly

Transmission Troubleshooting
Difficulty shifting gears
Clutch is unadjusted or worn - Clutch needs to be adjusted or changed
Damaged or loose gear shift linkage - Repair or change shift linkage
Shift forks are damaged or worn - Change the shift forks
Faulty parts in the gear shifting mechanism - Change faulty parts
Transmission fluid pressure is insufficient
Insufficient oil supply - Fill the transmission housing to proper oil level
Transmission oil filter clogging (if fitted) - Replace or service transmission oil filter
Relief valve is faulty - Replace the valve
Transmission noise
Damaged or worn bearings - Change the bearings
Low transmission fluid level - Fill system with correct transmission fluid level
Dirty transmission oil - Change transmission oil
Incorrect backlash or gears are defective - Change the gears or adjust backlash correctly
Shift forks are damaged or worn - Change defective shift forks
External oil leaks
Broken gaskets or seals - Install new components
Cracked transmission case - Install a new transmission case

Hydraulics Troubleshooting
Excessive hydraulic system heat
System pressure has not been adjusted correctly - Pressure needs to be adjust correctly
Main relief valve is faulty or misadjusted - Adjust the valve or replace if necessary
Dirty hydraulic oil - The oil must be changed
Air in hydraulic system - Check the suction pipe, fittings, and pump seals
Hydraulic oil pressure too low
Hydraulic fluid level is insufficient - Fill the hydraulic system with oil
Hydraulic fluid filter is dirty - Clean or change hydraulic filter
Defective hydraulic pump - Test pump performance and replace pump if necessary
Faulty or incorrect setting hydraulic control valve - Replace or set properly
Hydraulic cylinder is broken - Check cylinder components for wear or damage and change if necessary
Leakage in hydraulic pipes - Identify leaks in the system and repair it
3-point hitch raises slowly or won't raise
Hydraulic fluid level is insufficient - Fill the hydraulic system with oil
Cold oil in hydraulic system - Wait for oil to warm up
Hydraulic oil filter element clogging - Clean the hydraulic filter or install new filter element
Hydraulic pump is defective - Test pump flow rate and replace pump if required
Main relief valve is damaged or adjusted improperly - Adjust the valve or replace if necessary
Hydraulic control valve is defective or set improper - Adjust correctly or replace
Hydraulic cylinder is not working - Inspect cylinder components for wear or damage and change if required
Broken or loose suction line - Retighten or change
Hitch not dropping or hitch drops slowly
Faulty or incorrect setting hydraulic control valve - Adjust properly or replace
Hydraulic cylinder is faulty - Check cylinder components for damage or wear and change if necessary
Damaged hitch cross shaft - Replace the shaft
The hitch has any internal mechanical damage - Replace worn or faulty hitch parts
Hitch raises or lowers not smoothly
Hydraulic system sucks air - Inspect the suction line, pump seals, and fittings
Hydraulic oil is contaminated - Fill up with fresh hydraulic oil
Hydraulic pump is defective - Check pump capacity and change if necessary
Hydraulic control valve is faulty or out of adjustment - Replace or set correctly
Hydraulic cylinder is not working - Inspect cylinder components for damage or wear and change if required

Steering System Troubleshooting
Stiff steering
Steering column is worn or improperly fitted - Refit properly or change the steering column
Air enters in steering system - Bleed the system of air
Incorrect toe-in adjustment - Adjust toe-in properly
Improper tire pressure - Check the pressure and inflate tires as required
Hydraulic steering pump is defective - Repair or change steering pump
Damaged or worn hydrostatic steering unit - Check and replace as required
Stuck or faulty relief valve - Clean or change the relief valve
Insufficient steering fluid - Fill up the steering fluid
Steering system oil leakage - Tighten the steering line and hose joints
Excessive steering wheel play
Steering column coupling or shaft is worn - Replace faulty component
Worn or defective hydrostatic steering unit - Repair or replace the steering unit
Defective hydraulic steering pump - Check the steering pump and replace if necessary
Faulty or worn steering linkage or tie-rod ends - Change damaged part
Tractor pulls to left or right
Tires are not correctly inflated - Inflate tires as necessary
Toe-in adjustment is incorrect - Adjust toe-in properly
Steering linkage or tie-rod ends are defective - Change damaged part
Hydrostatic steering unit is defective or worn - Repair or change the steering unit
Steering cylinder is faulty - Repair or change hydraulic steering cylinder
Incorrectly adjusted or damaged front hub bearings - Adjust correctly or install new bearings



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