Pictures for John Deere Fans.........

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by Johnny-CAT!, Sep 29, 2008.

  1. Johnny-CAT!

    Johnny-CAT! LawnSite Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 61

    A John Deere Engine with less then 4908 hrs, anyone seen this before?

    Broken JD 001.jpg

    Broken JD 002.jpg

    Broken JD 003.jpg

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    Broken JD 005.jpg
  2. razor1

    razor1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,985

    Nasty looking "wound".

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 5,134

    Just use thicker oil it will seal up
  4. AMCAT

    AMCAT LawnSite Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 173

    What peice of equipment is that engine in ??? I have seen Lots of john deere Power tech genset Engines do that even with alot less hours then that :hammerhead:

    Just put some Duct tape & youll be good to go :waving:
  5. Dirtman2007

    Dirtman2007 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,366

    your going to need some JB weld to fix that one!
  6. CAT powered

    CAT powered LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,185

    What are you guys talking about? That engine is GOOD TO GO!
  7. Dirt Digger2

    Dirt Digger2 LawnSite Silver Member
    from PA
    Messages: 2,396

    you know i have never heard a complaint out of the older Deere engines (1960's, 70's, 80's)...but lately all the farmers here are really raising a fuss about the new stuff Deere has out....i guess this is just another example

    then again they won't switch to New Holland because they are worse and have too much "pride" to run anything Red
  8. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,129

    Mabe it was a bad injector that fired off to early?
  9. AWJ Services

    AWJ Services LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Ga
    Messages: 4,280

    The bearing looks good.
    I will assume something in the area of the piston caused the failure.
  10. roccon31

    roccon31 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 119

    looks like the wristpin broke or clip came out of it.

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