Posted by Jerry Stull on January 28, 2003 at 00:19:53:
In Reply to: Re: ford backhoe 5550 posted by Benjamin J.''Joe Browning on January 03, 2003 at 19:15:05:
: : When the tractor is tryng to lift dirt with the bucket it looses power and then the engine shuts off.
: Have you change the fuel filters?
: Not knowing the number of hours this backhoe has but I would wager that your fuel pump needs to be rebuilt - o-rings inside this pump tends to fall apart thus starving your backhoe of fuel and power. Your injection nozzles may also need replacing at the same time . Only a guess. Good luck!
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