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Mahindra 5570 Troubleshooting

The Mahindra 5570 is a 2-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive utility tractor from 5500 Series. This model was manufactured from 2015 to 2023. The components of Mahindra 5570 powerline system: a 161.7 cubic inches (2.65 L) 4-cycle 3-cylinder direct injection turbocharged intercooled diesel engine with a rated power of 70 Hp (52.2 kW), and synchro shuttle transmission with 8 forward and 8 reverse gears.

The maximum travel speed (forward/reverse): 19.8 mph (31.9 km/h) and 19.1 mph (30.8 km/h). The open center hydraulic system includes a gear pump with rated fluid flow of 11.2 gal/min (42.5 l/min). The Mahindra 5570 is equipped with a hydrostatic power steering system, wet disc brakes, 9.50Lx15 (2WD) or 11.2x24 (4WD) front tyres, and 16.9x28 (2WD) or 16.9x30 (4WD) rear tyres. The wheelbase is 85 inches (2165 mm). The tractor is compatible with Mahindra 5565L front end-loader with a maximum lift height of 128" (3250 mm), and Mahindra 85B backhoe with maximum digging depth of 133" (3370 mm).

Diesel Engine Troubleshooting
Engine difficult to start or will not start

Air in the fuel system - Air bleeding.
Fuel filter element clogging - Service or replace the filter.
Defective injection nozzle - If necessary, replace with a new nozzle.
Water in the fuel system - Change fuel and repair fuel system.
The valve clearance is not adjusted - Have it adjusted.
Defective fuel injection pump - Change or repair the pump.

Engine starts but immediately stalls

Intake air restriction - Clean or change.
Clogged fuel filter - Change the filter element.
Fuel injection pump is leaking - Repair any leaks.
Damaged or clogged injectors - Inspect fuel injectors and change as required.
Fuel injection pump malfunction - Change pump or rebuild it.

Engine stalls while running

Engine has not warmed up to the recommended temperature - Warm up to required temperature.
Fuel filter element is clogged - Change the filter element.
Air in fuel system - Bleed fuel system.
Fuel injection nozzles are clogged or faulty - Change fuel injection nozzles.
Wrong setting of fuel injection pump timing - Set up as recommended.

Engine stalls while idle

Low idle speed adjustment is incorrect - Adjust as required.
Faulty fuel injection pump - Replace or repair injection pump.
Clogged or defective injectors - Inspect fuel injectors and change as required.
Valve clearance is not correct - Correct valve clearance.

Low engine power

Intake air restriction - Carry out maintenance on air filter.
Clogged or burnt injection nozzle - Service or change injection nozzles.
Insufficient fuel injection pressure - Correct the pressure settings.
The valve clearance is incorrect - Correct valve clearance.
Incorrectly set low idle speed - Adjustment required.
Clogged fuel hoses or lines - Clean fuel lines and hoses.
Cylinder head gasket is blown - Gasket should be replaced.
Worn or damaged piston rings - Piston rings replacement required.

Engine overheating

Insufficient coolant - Top up coolant fluid and check system for leaks.
Engine oil level is insufficient - Fill the crankcase with engine oil.
Radiator fins are dirty or radiator cap is defective - Replace cap or clean radiator.
Fan belt is worn or faulty - Change the fan belt.
Engine overload - Load reducing is recommended.

Low oil pressure

Lack of oil - Check and refill the oil.
Dirty oil filter - Service or change engine oil filter element.
Incorrect oil viscosity - Use correct viscosity oil.
Excessive main bearing oil clearance - Change bearings.
Oil pump is worn or damaged - Check and replace if necessary.

Abnormal engine knocking or noise

Engine oil insufficient - Checking oil level and add if necessary.
Engine has not warmed up to the recommended temperature - Warm up to required temperature.
Wrong setting of fuel injection pump timing - Adjust the pump as required.
Low idle speed set incorrectly - Adjust the low idle speed.
Clogged or defective injectors - Test and replace fuel injectors if necessary.
Connecting rod is not aligned or worn - Replace or align connecting rod.
Broken or worn pistons - Install new pistons.

Transmission Troubleshooting
Transmission fluid pressure is insufficient

Lack of transmission oil supply - Need to add transmission oil.
Transmission fluid filter element is clogged (if equipped) - Service or replace the transmission fluid filter.
Relief valve malfunction - Install a new relief valve.

Transmission noise

Transmission oil insufficient - Add oil to the transmission housing.
Transmission oil is dirty - Fill up with fresh transmission oil.
Worn gears or incorrect backlash - Install new gears and set backlash correctly.
Worn or broken bearings - Bearings need to be changed.
Worn or bent gear shift forks - Shift forks need to be changed.
Shaft splines are damaged or worn - Shaft need to be replaced.

Gear shift is hard

Gear shift linkage is rusty or worn - Shift linkage need to be replaced.
Worn or damaged gear shift forks - Change defective shift forks.
Gearshift mechanism malfunction - Identify and replace failed parts.
Clutch is worn or not adjusted - Replace or adjust clutch.

Transmission fluid leaking

High transmission fluid level - Drain the excess fluid.
Worn seals or gaskets - Gaskets or seal need to be replaced.

Hydraulic System Troubleshooting
Hydraulic fluid pressure is insufficient

Insufficient hydraulic oil - Need to add oil.
Dirty hydraulic fluid filter element - Change hydraulic filter element or clean if necessary.
Hydraulic pump is defective - Change or repair hydraulic oil pump.
Hydraulic control valve block is not set properly - Use the proper setting.
Broken hydraulic cylinder - Repair or install a new hydraulic cylinder.
Leaking hydraulic pipes - Check the hydraulic system and fix leaks.

Hydraulic system overheated

Main relief valve is defective - Relief valve must be changed.
Hydraulic fluid type is improper - The proper type of fluid must be used.
Dirty hydraulic oil - The oil must be changed.
Air in the hydraulic system - Air bleeding.

3-point hitch can't lift or lifts too slowly

Excessive loading on the hitch - Reduce the load is required.
Hydraulic oil is insufficient - Fill the system to proper hydraulic oil level.
Dirty hydraulic fluid filter - Service the hydraulic filter or change if required.
Hydraulic pump malfunction - Repair or replace hydraulic oil pump.
Main relief valve malfunction - Replace relief valve.
Hydraulic control valve is faulty - Replace or repair the valve.
Hydraulic cylinder is defective - Change or repair hydraulic cylinder.
Suction pipe is loose or broken - Repair or replace pipe.

Three-point hitch cannot be dropped or dropping is too slow

Hydraulic control valve block is not set properly - Use the proper setting.
Hydraulic cylinder is defective - Replace or repair hydraulic cylinder.
Unadjusted hitch - Adjust as required.
Hitch cross shaft is damaged - Install a new shaft.

Hitch jerks when drop or lift

Air in the hydraulic system - Air bleeding.
Dirty hydraulic oil - The oil must be changed.
Faulty hydraulic pump - Install a new hydraulic oil pump.
Hydraulic spool valve is damaged - Repair or replace hydraulic valve.
Hydraulic cylinder is faulty - Install a new hydraulic cylinder or repair it.

Steering System Troubleshooting
Stiff steering

Improperly fitted or damaged steering column - Refit or change the steering column.
Air trapped inside steering system - Bleed air from system.
Incorrect toe-in - Adjust toe-in wheels.
Front tyres wear unevenly - Change the tyres.
Steering pump malfunction - Replace or repair steering pump.
Stuck or faulty steering pump control valve - Change or flush control valve.
Steering fluid insufficient - Check and refill steering fluid.

Steering wheel free play is excessive

Worn steering column shaft or coupling - Change faulty component.
Steering pump is faulty - Install a new steering pump.
Loose or worn steering linkage components - Inspect and change as required.

Front wheels wander to right or left

Front tires wear unevenly - Change the tires.
Improper toe-in - Adjust toe-in wheels.
Steering linkage joints are worn or loose - Repair or change steering linkage.
Improperly adjusted or defective front wheel bearings - Adjust properly or replace bearings.

Electrical System Troubleshooting
Battery won’t charge

Corroded or loose wire connections - Clean or tighten wiring connections.
Defective battery terminal clamps - Terminal clamps should be changed.
Dead cell in battery - Battery change required.
Damaged or loose belt - Adjust belt tension or install a new belt.

Starter turns slow

Low battery capacity - Battery needs to be recharged.
Battery won’t hold charge - Service charging system or install new battery.
Battery cables are disconnected or terminals are faulty - Check cables and service or change terminals.

Starter does not work

Battery is low or faulty - Recharge or change battery.
Battery wires are disconnected or incorrectly connected - Check wires and connect correctly.
Battery voltage is low - Charge the battery.
Starter motor failure - Repair or install a new starter.



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