656 shifter problems

Wed Dec 09, 2009 6:41 pm

i have a 1967 ih farmall 656 diesel, the other day the shifter handle started to turn freely and not engaging into gear.
its a 3 speed forward 1 reverse on that gear shfter handle.
i have been looking for a diagram to fix this problem which i do beleive is a pin missing in the shaft from the shifter
any ideas or diagrams would be greatly apreciated
Thanks Barry

Re: 656 shifter problems

Wed Dec 09, 2009 7:11 pm

Look at the exploded diagram in the parts catalog. If you don't have the manual, look on-line on the CaseIH web site.

Re: 656 shifter problems

Sat Dec 12, 2009 8:30 pm

Me again
anyways i removed battery and found a pin lying behind it
it came off by the diagram between the shifter levers
there are 2 holes in shaft that comes from shifter handle and not sure which hole to put pin into
- 21 degrees celsius here and tractor stuck in field and i am having problems hanging upside down under dash
laughing out loud

thanks Barry

Re: 656 shifter problems

Sat Dec 12, 2009 9:10 pm

I have no idea which is the right place. Try one and if it doesn't work try the other?