ferris squawkes?

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by arcticzl, May 12, 2008.

  1. arcticzl

    arcticzl LawnSite Member
    Messages: 30

    i have a new (10 hrs) ferris IS2000,it seams to make a squawking noise from either the pumps or the belt when side hilling or climbing hills or on a quick take off.belt its tight and in good shape,is this normal? it seems a little beter as it warms up.could this be air in my hydraulics?fluid level is fine.
  2. jkilov

    jkilov LawnSite Bronze Member
    from MS
    Messages: 1,415

    Very likely a belt is slipping.
    Could just be wet from condensed water if you leave it outside. You can also try changing to synthetic hydro fluid. These flow easier, particularly when cold.

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