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154 Loboy

Postby LiL' Red » Fri Jun 22, 2007 10:42 am

Looking at a 154 Loboy the starter is running in reverse direction. How is this possible, and what would the fix be?
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Postby Into Tractors » Fri Jun 22, 2007 10:54 am

running in reverse direction
I take it that when you go to start the engine, it is turning the wrong direction :?: If that's the case, sounds like the wiring could be backwards. Do some search's in the Forum as some of these starters/generators turn CW or CCW. Depends on the model/year of production. It may be turning the correct way after all.
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Postby LiL' Red » Fri Jun 22, 2007 11:10 am

The engine is pulling air through the muffler and exhausting through the carb, it's definitely running in reverse.
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Postby Bigdog » Fri Jun 22, 2007 11:21 am

Are you sure you have the right starter / generator?
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Reversed S/G

Postby kencombs » Fri Jun 22, 2007 11:23 am

Probably has a s/g from a Cub Cadet. They turn the wrong way for a 154.
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Postby Bigdog » Fri Jun 22, 2007 11:24 am

That's what I was thinking.
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Postby Into Tractors » Fri Jun 22, 2007 11:29 am

Probably has a s/g from a Cub Cadet. They turn the wrong way for a 154.

That's what I was thinking.

Ditto: Seems to be a lot of posts similar to this area lately. These type of problems seem to start cropping up around the time of tractor shows and tractor gatherings. You think that someone is "Sabotaging" folks tractors so they can sell them parts at all the shows :evil:
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Postby Jack Donovan » Fri Jun 22, 2007 4:38 pm

I would agree with the posts above. However we know nothing of it's past , did you just buy this tractor? or just buy the starter? or maybe you took it apart and put new brushes in and now you have this problem. I you did. you reversed the feild.
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Postby bob in CT » Fri Jun 22, 2007 4:43 pm

I remember seeing people setting polarity on generators after rebuilding them. Maybe that is all you have to do. Even though I still have 2 generator cars and 1 tractor, i have not had to do this in 30 years.

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Postby Ron Luebke » Fri Jun 22, 2007 6:50 pm

my uncle had an old ford 8000 truck with a detroit engine that would run backwards from time to time. strange sounding and looking with exhaust coming out the breather :?
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Postby George Willer » Fri Jun 22, 2007 9:09 pm

Ron Luebke wrote:my uncle had an old ford 8000 truck with a detroit engine that would run backwards from time to time. strange sounding and looking with exhaust coming out the breather :?


And trying to destroy itself! The oil pump was running backward too.
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