This 170hp tractor was bang in the middle of the range. Powered by a Cummings C Series engine coupled to a Case IH 18 speed full power-shift
Reason for Job:
Engine was loosing coolant and oil externally from back of cylinder head
Main problems found:
Bolts had corroded on back of head. This had caused head gasket also to corrode thus causing the above problem
Wash off tractor thoroughly by a true red neck
Remove cylinder head and old gasket
Have head checked and skimmed, clean cylinder block and check for warping
Exact all snapped head bolts, clean all holes with tap
Re-fit head with new gasket and bolts
Test on dyno for 2 hours to check for leaks
More about Swinnerton Machinery
Here at Swinnerton Machinery, the dedicated team of highly skilled engineers not only repair agricultural machines, their wide range of knowledge transfers to plant, automotive and HGV.
We always deliver quality and reliability to our customers. We offer a wide range of services including:
- Transmission repair/overhaul including manual, automatic, power shift and CVT
- Engine repair/overhaul
- Diagnostics, code reading and configuration
- On site repairs, servicing and diagnostics
- Air-con servicing and fault finding
We service a vast number of local businesses, however due to our central location in the heart of the Midlands, our customers are now approaching us from the entirety of the UK & Ireland, sending equipment for repair to Swinnerton’s Tamworth workshop.
Our Expert Team
As a dedicated repair team with 100 years combined experience – there’s a breadth of knowledge spanning models from the 1960’s to present day. The advanced knowledge of our team means we are able to talk you through the proposed solutions to fix your vehicle/machine at the most efficient price.
Workshop and Mobile Services
Our large workshop gives us the capability to work on the smallest ground care equipment up to the largest articulated tractors.
In 2019 we upgraded our business unit to include a dedicated engine and transmission workshop. Making these improvements gives us the ability to be more efficient, whilst maintaining the best quality.
We also offer mobile services for onsite repairs, diagnostics and fault finding (UK mainland only).