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  • MC95, MC105, MC115, MC120Power6 and MC135Power6 Tractors

    Operators Manual

    McCormick’s Commitment To Quality

    MD03E086

    The McCormick tractors of the 21st century remain true to the values and principles that made McCormick a world- beater for so many years. That means no compromises in quality. This McCormick tractor is a product of the highest quality and reliability.

    Your authorized dealer guarantees that this McCormick tractor is delivered in top condition by carrying out a Pre- Delivery Inspection before it reaches you. They will also give you a comprehensive introduction into a newly acquired tractor which ensures maximum benefits from the machine.

    The purchase of this McCormick tractor gives the certainty of possessing a state-of-the-art tractor of the highest quality. Its continued value, operation and reliability depend to a large extent on the regular maintenance and care of this McCormick tractor.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS

    Page i

    T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S

    INTRODUCTION ............................................... 1 To The Owner ................................................. 1 Product Identification and Serial Numbers ..... 3 Warranty ......................................................... 4

    SAFETY PRECAUTIONS ................................ 5 Safety .............................................................. 5 Personal Safety .............................................. 6 Transporting Passengers ................................ 7 Neutral Start System ....................................... 7 Operator Presence System ............................ 7 Operation ........................................................ 8 Highway/public Road Operation ..................... 9 Leaving The Tractor ...................................... 11 Implements ................................................... 11 Pto Operation ................................................ 11 Service .......................................................... 12 Battery Safety ............................................... 12 Hazardous Chemicals ................................... 13 Fire Or Explosion Prevention ........................ 13 Basic Rule ..................................................... 13 Safety Decals ................................................ 14 Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS) ......... 20

    INSTRUMENTS/CONTROLS ........................ 21 Tractor Access .............................................. 21 Operators Seat ............................................. 22 Steering Column Adjustment ........................ 28 Instrument Clusters ....................................... 29 Standard (Analog) Instrument Cluster .......... 29 Deluxe (Digital) Instrument Cluster ............... 30 Programming The Digital Instrument Cluster 36 Operating Controls ........................................ 48 Operator Cab Environment Controls ............ 56 Deluxe Cab ................................................... 56 Rear View Mirrors ......................................... 59 Additional Cab Features ............................... 60

    GENERAL OPERATION ................................ 63 General Operation ....................................... 63 Before Starting The Engine .......................... 63 Run In Procedure ......................................... 63 Service Indicator Lamps .............................. 64 Normal Starting Procedure .......................... 65 Cold Temperature Operation ....................... 66 Parking The Tractor ..................................... 69 Master Disconnect Switch ............................ 70 Operating The Transmission ........................ 71 Powershift Transmission Operation ............. 72 Auto Speed Transmission Operation ........... 74 Cab Environment ......................................... 77 Cab Environment Adjustments .................... 79 Drawbar ....................................................... 81 Height Adjustable Trailer Hitches ................. 85 Auto Hitch .................................................... 88 Implement/trailer Drawbar Dimensions ........ 91 Trailer Brake Couplings ............................... 92 Auxiliary Electrical Power Sockets ............... 94 Implement Cable Access ............................. 96 How to Transport The Tractor ...................... 97

    FIELD OPERATION ....................................... 99 Transmission Creeper Operation ................. 99 Wheel Slip Indicator ................................... 100 Rear Power Takeoff ................................... 102 Front Power Takeoff Operation .................. 112 Rear Three Point Hitch Preparation ........... 113 Rear Three Point Hitch Operation .............. 120 Ride Control ............................................... 129 Differential Lock Control ............................. 131 Mechanical Front Drive (MFD) Operation .. 134 Operating The Independent Front Suspension .................................. 137

    Front Hitch ................................................. 139 Remote Hydraulic Valves ........................... 143 Remote Hydraulics Operation .................... 146 Foldable ROPS Frame ............................... 151

    TYRES/WHEELS/BALLAST ........................ 153 Tyre Inflation Specifications ....................... 153 Tyre Pressures And Load Capacities ........ 155 Instrument Cluster Programming For Different Tyre Sizes ............................... 158

    Setting The Front Wheel Toe-in ................. 160 Axle - Steering Stops ................................. 162 Axle - Oscillation Stops .............................. 163 Two Wheel Drive Front Axle Tread Adjustment .......................... 164

    MFD Front Wheel Tread Widths ................ 166 Front Wheel Bolt Torques .......................... 168 Front To Rear Tyre Size Combinations ..... 169 Front Wheel Fenders ................................. 172 Rear Wheel Tread Adjustment ................... 173 Rear Wheel Bolt Torques ........................... 179 Tractor Ballast ............................................ 180

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS

    Page ii

    ROUTINE SERVICING ................................. 189 Recommendations Before You Service ...... 189 Service/hourmeter ...................................... 190 Hood, Service Door And Tool Box ............. 191 Lubricants And Capacities .......................... 192 Service Intervals ......................................... 194 10 Hours Or Daily Service .......................... 196 50 Hour Service .......................................... 200 100 Hour Service ........................................ 204 250 Hour Service ........................................ 209 500 Hour Service ........................................ 213 1000 Hour Service ...................................... 225 2000 Hour Service ...................................... 237 General Maintenance ................................. 239

    ELECTRICS .................................................. 241 Batteries ..................................................... 241 Bulb And Lamp Replacement ..................... 244 Relays ......................................................... 250

    MACHINE STORAGE .................................. 253 Putting The Tractor Into Storage ................ 253

    SPECIFICATIONS ........................................ 255 Diesel Engine ............................................. 255 Electrical System ........................................ 257 General Machine ........................................ 258 Travel Speeds ............................................ 261 Approximate Tractor Dimensions ............... 266 Approximate Tractor Weights ..................... 276 Noise Levels ............................................... 278

  • INTRODUCTION

    Page 1

    IN T R O D U C T IO N

    TO THE OWNER

    Read this manual before you start the engine or operate your McCormick tractor. If you need any more information, see your dealer. Your dealer has technicians with specialized training that know the best methods of repair and maintenance for your tractor.

    This manual contains important information about the safe operation, adjustment and maintenance of your tractor. To help you find information easily this manual has been separated into chapters, as shown in the Table of Contents. The operation of the tractor has been separated into four main chapters:

    1. INSTRUMENTS/CONTROLS - Showing the location of all controls.

    2. GENERAL OPERATION - General information for every day tractor operation, e.g. starting/stopping the tractor, operating the transmission etc.

    3. FIELD OPERATION - Information for various operations specifically for use in the field, e.g. 3 point hitch, rear PTO etc.

    4. TYRES/WHEELS/BALLAST - Adjustments for various tractor operating applications, e.g. tyre pressures, tread widths etc.

    The maintenance of the tractor has been separated into two main chapters:

    1. ROUTINE SERVICE - Service interval hours, and adjustments.

    2. ELECTRICS - General electrical service information.

    IMPORTANT: Refer to the Detail Index at the end of this manual for locating specific items about your tractor.

    The right and left of the tractor in this manual are the same as your right and left when sitting in the tractor seat looking forward.

    DO NOT operate or permit anyone to operate or service this tractor until you or the other persons have read this manual. Use only trained operators who have demonstrated the ability to operate and service this tractor correctly and safely.

    This tractor, with standard equipment and authorized attachments, is intend