Pettibone Mulitihoe with Detroit Diesel power for $2300 in good running condition - but it went cheap because it's too big to truck for most people, and too slow to drive down the highway. For a permanent link to this article, or to bookmark it for future reading, click here. It has a 9250A backhoe on it. Sometimes after cleaning the crank-journal with crocus-cloth - you might want to install a slightly undersize main bearing. John Deere 300D, 310D, 315D Backhoe Loaders workshop service repair manual includes: * Numbered table of contents easy to use so that you can find the information you need fast. My biggest concern is availablity of parts. "name": "Yesterday's Tractor Co.", Now when I try to start it the solenoid engages and the starter attempts to turn. "author": { The flap on the exhaust was open so I assume rain came in that way. They said they parked it 3 years ago and everything was working at the time. Whenever I try to start the engine, everything moves slightly. 3)Weight of machine (transporting may be an issue) I am greatful for the offer from him … }, Still, same problem and the starter is still heating up. BTDT I tried to buy an air compressor off my uncle but he wouldn't sell. "@type": "InteractionCounter", Just a matter of searching until you find the problem. "logo": { }, Finally discovered the ground battery cable was attached to the sheet metal behind the engine and was not making good contact to the engine ground. I bought it off of a farm in Missouri. Got Running, run's smooth at certain speed's but Irregular at High Speeds . Could be a seized piston, not likely since it was running, but worth checking. "url": "https://www.yesterdaystractors.com/graphics/smllogo.png", "width": 200, "@type": "ImageObject", lighter even though it has a bigger engine and more horsepower. I took of the head and one of the valves was burned up. If so, the problem s still with the starter, battery, cables or solenoid. Turned out the right starter was twice the size of the old one. Need to determine just how hard the engine is to turn. Live and learn. Deere parts are available many places - there is NO shortage new or used. Normal parts should be easy to get as that is the same as the farm tractor. As to giving links to websites with parts - try this site for one. If the engine has a spun or galled main bearing and it just happened - you might be able to repair without pulling engine and crankshaft out. Any of that stuff is going to be a money pit,but at least you can start off at the RIGHT price. 4791 HOUSTON, TX. The rods should have some side to side play on the crank, easy to feel just by pushing with your fingers. John Deere 2040 2240 SN# 350,000 & … Many have power steering, power brakes, hydraulic reverser, etc. Any of that stuff is going to be a money pit,but at least you can start off at the RIGHT price. My biggest concern is availablity of parts. "description":"Discussion of JD 300 in the John Deere Tractors forum followed by comments. Wherever applicable, specijicatio718 are in accordance with I EMC and SAE Standards). Deere used to sell .002 under mains just for this purpose. Any of that stuff is going to be a money pit,but at least you can start off at the RIGHT price. If it starts now , there might be a problem with the pump valving.. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. This post was edited by groker at 08:15:21 10/09/14 2 times. Did you find any coolant in the oil-pan when you pulled it off? Bucket capacity Said I could use it though. Also, is there any possibility the power stearing pump or timing chain could bind up the motor? Turn the tee handle clockwise till you feel a slight tightness , then turn another turn.. I've come across several beat-up used hoes recently - JUST the backhoe attachments themselves - and they were priced over $2000. I have a small Ford 4000 backhoe about the same size as the Deere 300 - and the Ford tractor itself is 1000 lbs. Also what's the difference between a 300 and a 300b Thanks again. If caught before run too much - it's possible there is little to no crank damage. I then took off the hydraulic pump in case this was preventing the engine from turning. New batteries, new starter (tried two new ones), new cables, etc. 300B Backhoe Author: John Deere Subject: Backhoe brochure Keywords: john deere backhoe, deere backhoe digger, john deere backhoe specs, 300b specs, 300b backhoe, old deere model specs Created Date: 4/27/2005 4:42:43 PM Comes with an extra 1' rear bucket and forks. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Seals on the sleeves leak a bit and water gets in the oil-pan. I have the same tractor/backhoe and experienced the same problems with starting. Phone: (304) 200-7996 Call. Keep in mind that early 300s had only one seal per sleeve when new and were prone to leaks. You've come to the right place. "width": 200, New batteries, new starter (tried two new ones), new cables, etc. Maybe the transmission is preventing the engine from turning. Found one last month - it was parked in some guy's barnyard - attached to a 350 crawler-loader with a price tag of $3800 on it. Still, same problem and the starter is still heating up. However, at this point there are several possibilities that I know of. [quote= groker ](quoted from post at 20:02:05 10/07/14) 1976 John Deere 300b Backhoe Loader (Industrial) 1020 CID 135 Gas Engine (Deere, 3 cylinder) I've been working on this tractor for a few weeks and am currently scratching my head. I've come across several beat-up used hoes recently - JUST the backhoe attachments themselves - and they were priced over $2000. You will need to get the crank ground (if it is still grind able) before getting the bearings so you get the right size. I'm guessing weight of 10,000 to 12,000 lbs so it will take at least a 3/4 or 1 ton truck and a really good trailer. 2014 JOHN DEERE 310K 4x4 Loader Backhoe. Hold turning pressure against the crank, see if one of the rods gets tight and won't move side to side. Many have power steering, power brakes, hydraulic reverser, etc. My Ford with the hoe and loader weighs 6800 lbs. } But, being around 40 years sold, it going to have some wear and tear. Let me know if you need pictures, video, or more information. I let it run for 30 seconds or so and then shut it off because the hydraulic fluid was leaking in some of the hydraulic rams. That $3500 junker makes the 300B with only 2700 original hours and new tires I saw advertised sound like a real deal.They wanted $7850 I think. I've got a 300 sitting in my shop right now - it's a 1968 model with Tractor serial # T4P1C 076470T and engine serial # M41TP 117367T. Would splitting the tractor be the best way to remove the transmission from the equation? The John Deere 300D was originally built in 1991 and delivers with a powerful 60-HP engine. From United States +C $23.09 shipping estimate. If there is a foreign object wedged between moving parts, could manually turning the engine backwards unbind it? I paid over $4,000US for a complete model 10A backhoe to use on my 1640. "height": 57 1970 John Deere 300 Backhoe Article. So I don't think I have to worry about him wanting it back. I didn't get it, somebody else paid $3500 for it. Do you have some links for parts websites or email adresses of people selling parts? Deere parts are available many places - there is NO shortage new or used. I have a small Ford 4000 backhoe about the same size as the Deere 300 - and the Ford tractor itself is 1000 lbs. 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