Nortac 254 problem: NorTrac Tractors  -- Chinese Tractors Discussion Forum and Review Nortac 254 problem: NorTrac Tractors -- Chinese Tractors Discussion Forum

  parts   |   manuals   |   discussion   |   photos   |   podcast   |   reviews   |   specs   |   dealers   |   classifieds   |   contact   |   faq   |   myProfile   |   home          Login Now | Sign Up


FAQ:   What is a tractor?

Forum Index

Kubota Tractors
  Kubota News
  Kubota Price
  Kubota Review
John Deere Tractors
  John Deere News
  John Deere Price
  John Deere Review
New Holland Tractors
  New Holland Tractor Price
  New Holland Tractor Revie
Other Tractor Brands
  Articulated Tractors
  Belarus
  Bobcat Tractors
  Case
  Cub Cadet
  Hinomoto
  Kioti Tractor
  Long
  Massey Ferguson
  Mitsubishi
  Other Tractor Brands
  Other Tractor News
  Shibaura
  Yanmar Tractors
Lawn and Garden Tractors
  Craftsman
  Cub Cadet Garden
  John Deere Garden
  Kubota Lawn Garden
  Other Garden Tractors
  Simplicity
  Toro Wheelhorse
  Ventrac Lawn Tractors
Antique Tractors
  Allis Chalmers
  Case David Brown
  Farmall IHC
  Ford
  Ford 9N 2N 8N
  Fordson
  Harry Ferguson
  John Deere Older
  Massey-Harris Ferguson
  Minneapolis Moline
  Oliver Cletrac Cockshutt
  Restoration
  Tractor Pulling
Tractor Attachments Implements 3ph
  Back Hoe
  Field Mowers Brush Cutter
  Grooming Mowers Finish Mo
  Loaders
  Snowblowers / Snow Plows
  Tillers and Ploughs
  Tractor Implements
  Trenchers
  Wood Chippers 3PH
Tractor Maintenance
  Diesel Fuel Lubrication E
  Tractor Engine Repair Reb
  Tractor Tires
Utility ATV
  All Terrain Vehicles
  John Deere Gator
  Mule Utility Vehicles
General Tractor
  Farming Ranching Agricult
  Photo Contest
  Size Tractor Needed
  Tractor Projects
  Tractor Safety
  Welding
Chinese Tractors
  Jinma Farmpro Agracat
  NorTrac Tractors
  Other Chinese Tractors
Cars
  All Brands
  Audi VW
  BMW
  Car Tires and Maintenance
  Chrysler
  Exotic, Sports, Racing
  Ford Cars
  General Motors
  Honda
  Hyundai
  Mercedes
  News
  Nissan
  Subaru
  SUV and Trucks
  Toyota Cars
Trucks Trailers
  Chevy Pickup Trucks
  Dodge Pickup Trucks
  Ford Pickup Trucks
  Toyota Pickup Trucks
  Chevy Pickup Trucks
  Dodge Pickup Trucks
  Ford Pickup Trucks
  Toyota Pickup Trucks
Home Building
  Alternate Electric Energy
  Barns Pole Barns
  Buying Ranch Farm Acreage
  Carpentry
  Contractors
  Electric
  Excavation
  Moldings Finish Trim
  Other Home Building
  Pellet Stoves
  Plumbing
  Wood Stoves
Tools
  Electirc Power Tools
  Gas Power Tools
  Generators
  Shop Tools
  Techniques Howto
Landscape
  Flowers Shrubs Garden
  Golf Course Maintenance
  Irrigation Systems
  Landscape Design
  Landscape Lighting
  Landscape Maintenance
  Lawn, Turf, and Grass
  Vegetable Gardening
Construction
  Caterpillar
  Komatsu
  Wheel Loaders
Current Events Health Happiness
  Current Events
  Dogs and other Pets
  Electronics And Computers
  Food
  Health
  Just For Fun Off Topic
  Movies Music Games
  Personal Finance Investme
  Sports Outdoors
Tractorpoint Site
  Member Photos
  Site Members
  Website Operations Howto


New As Posted | Active Subjects



Click to Post a New Message!

Discussion Boards > Active Subjects > Messages as Posted > NorTrac Tractors Forum

Page [ 1 ] |
Reply | Pop Up Window Reply | Add PhotoAdd Photo
 11-04-2007, 08:26 Post: 147708
Willhar



Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Amherst, Virginia
TractorPoint Premium Member -- 5 Tractors = Very Frequent Poster
Posts: 3

2
Filter by User
 Nortac 254 problem

While my tractor was running warm, low or idling, a ping came from engine and some smoke came from exhaust and all of the radiator fluid drained from the tube on the back bottom of emgine. I have very low hours.
anyone have an idea what that is? gasket or seal?
Thanks






Reply to PostReply | Quote Post Reply to PostQuote Reply | Add PhotoAdd Photo




Bookmarks: Digg It | Del.icio.us |
 11-04-2007, 09:54 Post: 147710
greg_g



View my Photos

View my Photos  Pics
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Western Kentucky
TractorPoint Premium Member -- 5 Tractors = Very Frequent Poster
Posts: 1816

2
Filter by User
 Nortac 254 problem

What color was the smoke? Did the anti-freeze level in your radiator go down? Do you have over 50 hours on it yet? If so, did you perform the usual 50 hour maintenance: head bolt re-torque, valve lash adjust, fluid changes?

//greg//






Reply to PostReply | Quote Post Reply to PostQuote Reply | Add PhotoAdd Photo




Bookmarks: Digg It | Del.icio.us |
 11-04-2007, 10:53 Post: 147713
Willhar



Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Amherst, Virginia
TractorPoint Premium Member -- 5 Tractors = Very Frequent Poster
Posts: 3

2
Filter by User
 Nortac 254 problem

GREG, GREG

my reply to you is not working, checked cookies don't know.

I had some black smoke, still ran, but I just moved it out of driveway, I only have 7 hours, all of the radiator fluid drained out of that overflow tube.
Bill






Reply to PostReply | Quote Post Reply to PostQuote Reply | Add PhotoAdd Photo




Bookmarks: Digg It | Del.icio.us |
 11-04-2007, 15:10 Post: 147718
greg_g



View my Photos

View my Photos  Pics
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Western Kentucky
TractorPoint Premium Member -- 5 Tractors = Very Frequent Poster
Posts: 1816

2
Filter by User
 Nortac 254 problem

White smoke would have indicated water, usually an indication of a blown head gasket. I hope this drives home the importance of that 50 hour maintenance, but black smoke suggests the problem lies elsewhere.

Are you sure it's "radiator fluid"? Because there's sometimes a hydraulic QD (quick disconnect) fitting right behind the hydraulic pump (right side engine, front). If that QD accidently separates - pops open - it will deadhead the pump and bog down the engine. When the engine is bogged down, black smoke comes out the exhaust. The QD separating might have sounded like a ping.

But how "radiator fluid" and "overflow tube" factor into this, I haven't quite figured out yet.

//greg//






Reply to PostReply | Quote Post Reply to PostQuote Reply | Add PhotoAdd Photo




Bookmarks: Digg It | Del.icio.us |
 11-05-2007, 07:46 Post: 147747
kthompson



View my Photos

View my Photos  Pics
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: South Carolina
TractorPoint Premium Member -- 5 Tractors = Very Frequent Poster
Posts: 5127
 Nortac 254 problem

Willhar, "7" hours?? What does your dealer say? I would quickly be talking to them as you don't want to do anything to void warranty. kt






Reply to PostReply | Quote Post Reply to PostQuote Reply | Add PhotoAdd Photo




Bookmarks: Digg It | Del.icio.us |
 11-06-2007, 19:54 Post: 147878
chipuren



Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Arkansas
TractorPoint Premium Member -- 5 Tractors = Very Frequent Poster
Posts: 193
 Nortac 254 problem

Is this tube attached to the block drain? I have seen some with a tube. if the drain opened, the fluid will drain, but cannot relate it to the "Ping" and the smoke.
What does your oil look like? if you add water to the radiator, does it leak out? if so where?






Reply to PostReply | Quote Post Reply to PostQuote Reply | Add PhotoAdd Photo




Bookmarks: Digg It | Del.icio.us |
Reply | Pop Up Window Reply | Add PhotoAdd Photo


Page [ 1 ] |

Discussion Boards > Active Subjects > Messages as Posted > NorTrac Tractors Forum

Thread 147708 Filter by Poster:
chipuren 1 | greg_g 2 | kthompson 1 | Willhar 2 |

 (advanced search)

Picture of the Day
videorov

Belarus - Belarus 250AS Tractor axle replacement
Belarus 250AS Tractor axle replacement


Unanswered Questions

Belarus 825 - needs a new clut
Drain Cock
Need more hydraulic flow for s
HINOMOTO HB 501
Belarus 420A - Problems bleed

Active Subjects

460 Long hyd leak
460 axle
Key will not start engine
6x4 engine rebuild vsHarbor Fr
Things we say and what do they
The Plus and Minus of Ignoring
Looking to buy a New Pickup Tr
Need more hydraulic flow for s


Hot Topics

Tractor Category 1 2 3 Hitch s
Duerr hp 678 Chipper replaceme
Gator 620i gas in engine oil
KUBOTA Tractor Trouble Free Qu
Gator 6x4 Overheating problem
Duerr hp 678 Chipper Manual
Adjusting 7308 Pressure Relief
Long 460 hydraulic problem


Featured Suppliers

Mountain Creek Labradoodles
      MountainCreekLabradoodles.com





New Forums on Gun Sport Shooting and Hunting -- BarrelPoint.com  New Forums on Horses ManePoint.com
Talk Horses at ManePoint
Hunting + Gun Sports at BarrelPoint



Most Viewed

+ NorTrac Tractor Quality Review
+ Nortrac Tractors vs Kubota Quality
+ Who makes Nortrac
+ Are these dozers more reliable now
+ Nortrac NT254 Tractor Review
+ NorTrac Tractors
+ nortrac tractors 20hp or 25hp
+ Nortrac NT-254 rear seal blown
+ Nortrac 204C Tractor hydraulic and pto problem
+ Bought used nortrac tractor

Most Discussion

+ NorTrac Tractor Quality Review
+ Nortrac Tractors vs Kubota Qua
+ Who makes Nortrac
+ Are these dozers more reliable
+ Nortrac 204C Tractor hydraulic
+ NorTrac Tractors
+ nt204c
+ Nortrac NT304C Tractor Fuel
+ Bought used nortrac tractor
+ PTO powered splitter

Newest Topics

+ Quality Control Missed on NorTrac 35HP Tractor
+ nt204c fuel issue nortrac
+ Nortrac 254 wiring diagram
+ Nortrac 204c does not go into 4WD
+ Fuel pump
+ Nortrac NT204C hydraulic pressure check
+ Nortrac Hydraulic Reservoir Repair
+ Nortrac Tractor Sticking Direction PTO Valve
+ Nortrac Tractor Power Steering Replacement
+ Nortrac Tractor Replacing Cartridge Adapter
















Turbochargers for Tractors and Industrial Machines
Cab Glass for Tractors and Industrial Machines

Alternators for Tractors and Industrial Machines
Radiators for Tractors and Industrial Machines

Driveline Components for Tractors and Industrial Machines
Starter Motors for Tractors and Industrial Machines