I have a 600 Ford tractor that worked fine. I parked it for
a week, and, when I next got on it, the clutch was locked.
I can see it work in the inspection plate. It looks like it
is working fine. Please give me a clue.
I'm not a certified mechanic, and I can't tell from here if
it is indeed a frozen clutch. But if you’re pretty sure
that's the problem, this is what I would do. Jack the rear
of the tractor off the ground and put it securely on blocks
so the tires are off the ground and free to spin. Start the
tractor and depress the clutch pedal (at this point, if the
clutch is frozen, nothing happened and the tires are turning).
Now, with the clutch still depressed, step down hard on the
brakes to lock the rear wheels. This should snap the engine
free from the clutch plates. If this doesn't work, you could
try using a second tractor to "pull start" the one
with the frozen clutch while you have the clutch pedal depressed.
Keep in mind this method is not as safe, because the tractor
may start and if you are in the wrong gear you could run into
the lead tractor that is pulling you (so be prepared to turn
off the engine quickly).
Hope this helps.
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