GC Compact Tractors

Quick Maintenance Reference for GC Compact Tractors
In order to keep your GC series tractor running like new, regular maintenance is a wise investment.
The data listed below is for the GC1705 | GC1710 | GC1715 | GC1720

First 50 hour service:
(All service specifications are taken from the operators manual.)

  • Engine oil and filter | Change oil and replace filter
  • Transmission oil and filter | Change oil and replace filter
  • Front axle oil | Change oil
  • Brake pivots | Lubricate with grease
  • Leveling turnbuckle | Lubricate with grease
  • Hydrostatic pedals | Lubricate with grease
  • Air cleaner elements | Check, clean or replace
  • Battery and cables | Check, clean and tighten
  • Battery charge indicator | Check

 

Daily service:

  • All controls and switches | Check
  • All fasteners and hardware | Check and tighten
  • Hoses, fan belt and wiring | Check and replace
  • Engine oil | Check level and fill
  • Transmission oil | Check level and fill
  • Air screens and radiator | Clean
  • Radiator coolant | Check level and fill
  • Fan belt | Check tension and adjust
  • Air cleaner dust ejector | Clean
  • Fuel tank | Fill
  • Fuel filter sediment bowl | Check and clean
  • Lighting and flashers | Check and replace
  • Brake | Check and adjust
  • Tire | Check condition and pressure
  • Wheel hardware | Tighten
  • Steering | Check free-plan and adjust

 

100 hours:

  • Engine oil and filter | Change oil and replace filter

 

250 hours:

  • Transmission oil and filter | Change oil and replace filter
  • Front axle oil | Change oil
  • Fuel filter element | Replace and bleed
  • Front wheel alignment | Check and adjust
  • Front axle end-float (four-wheel drive) | Check and adjust

 

Yearly:

  • Radiator coolant | Drain, flush, and replace

 

 Capacities

  • Engine crankcase with filter...............................................................................2.6 liters (2.7 US qt)
  • Transmission and differential housing (including hydraulic system)...........11 liters (2.9 US gal)
  • Fuel tank...............................................................................................................25 liters (6.6 US gal)
  • Cooling system....................................................................................................4.6 liters (4.9 US qt)
  • Front drive axle....................................................................................................4.0 liters (4.2 US qt)

 

Fuel Specifications

  • Type.............................................................Ultra low sulfur fuel only
  • Above 4 degrees C (39 degrees F)............No. 2 or No. 2-D
  • Below 4 degrees C (39 degrees F)............No. 1 or No. 1-D

 

Maximum axle capacity

  • Front axle.................................................880 kg (1940 lb)
  • Rear axle..................................................950 kg (2094 lb)
  • Maximum tractor mass (weight)...........1220 kg (2690 lb)

 

Lubrication specifications

Lubrication

  • Grease fittings........................................Massey Ferguson M-1105 or equivalent lithium base grease No. 2
  • Engine oil................................................Massey Ferguson Multiguard or equivalent in the correct SAE viscosity. Oil must meet or exceed MIL-L-46152 requirements, API Service CC.

Engine oil recommended viscosity

  • 25 degrees C (78 degrees F) and above...............SAE 30W, 10W-30
  • 0 to 25 degrees C (32-78 degrees F).....................SAE 20W, 10W-30
  • Below 0 degrees C (32 degrees F).........................SAE 10W, 10W-30

Multiguard 15W-40 can be used in ambient temperatures above -10 degrees C (14 degrees F)

Transmission and differential housing (including hydraulic system)....................AGCO Permatran 821XL

Parts

  • Filter Cartridge --- #3710280M3
  • Element --- #3608255M1
  • Hydraulic --- #6258877M91
  • Filter --- #6259119M91
  • Belt --- #6252466M1