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case 8330 mower conditioner Head Won't Sit on Ground


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#1 sooner

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Posted 09 July 2012 - 05:53 AM

I have an 8330 case mower conditioner and I cannot get the head to sit on the ground. It does not seem to go low enough so that the skids take the weight. I have raised the skids, and adjusted the lift cylinder. Seems to stop on something with the knives about 4 or 5 inches off the ground. Any help on this would be appreciated.

#2 steve in IN

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Posted 09 July 2012 - 09:36 PM

Try bleeding the cylinders. Also try new tips on the hoses. Something else to look at although I doubt it is your problem but look at your header float springs. I have had all these problems in the past. Good luck

#3 Iowa hay guy

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Posted 09 July 2012 - 11:45 PM

you might lift it up all the way and hold it to bleed the cylinders as these are a master slave in a series and if they leak down it will mess up or your float springs are too tight and its not letting it all the way down




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