PTO shifter lever repair

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PTO shifter lever repair

Postby farmer.boy » Mon Mar 15, 2004 11:51 am

The nub on this PTO lever is sheared in half just like the pic on TM's web site. I'm thinking I can make a new nub by turning a shoulder on a piece of round stock then press out the old one and replace it with my newly turned piece. I am wondering if it will wiggle out and cause trouble?
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Postby Bigdog » Mon Mar 15, 2004 11:53 am

That stub is hardened steel. If you make one, you can use an old drill bit shank and weld it in. Good used replacements are available reasonably priced.
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Postby Oscar Meier » Mon Mar 15, 2004 2:01 pm

I just got one from Wenger's last summer and it was about $20.00
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Postby Peter S » Thu Mar 18, 2004 12:05 pm

When I repaired mine, I used the non threaded portion of a socket head cap screw and had it welded in place. Its been working fine for two years.
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Postby Merlin » Thu Mar 18, 2004 2:06 pm

I have repaired a few using Bigdog's method but I make them 1/8" longer than original where it will extend into the collar a little further.
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