Yanmar B5 Problems

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by K&M, Sep 21, 2006.

  1. K&M

    K&M LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    Howdy all... I'm new here and I was wondering if anybody knows where I can find a service manual for a Yanmar B5 trac-hoe? I'm having problems with the swing, front blade and offset arm. They are weak and move slow. Any help would be greatly appreciated...:confused: :confused: :confused:
  2. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,799

    Its a long shot, but you can try my local grey market excavator dealer, They claim to be able to get parts for all the machines they sell, and they sell a lot of Yanmars.

  3. RockSet N' Grade

    RockSet N' Grade LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,454

    I got a manual with my machine, yet while at the dealer, these guys used a special code and pulled up another far more sophisticated manual. I asked for a copy (some 80 plus pages) and they did that for me gratis.
    My point is, find a Yanmar dealer, or similar.....go in and ask if they can help you....
  4. K&M

    K&M LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    This is what Yanmar Amercia told me....

    Dear Sirs,

    Thank you for your inquiry into our website.

    Unfortunately, the B5 was made for only Japanese market at that time, so we
    do not have any English manuals.
  5. kcapxis

    kcapxis LawnSite Member
    from NE Pa
    Posts: 9

    I have a B27, also a gray market machine, My local dealer was able to get me every thing I ever needed,
  6. janb

    janb LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 254

    Yanmar grey manuals and parts - try this joint (NJ)
    Deminion Equip
    ask for 'Buck'

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