Specifications, Service and Repair of Farm and Lawn Tractors

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Massey Ferguson 231 Technical Specifications

MF 231 Engine Data

Engine Model - Perkins AD3.152
Engine Type - 4 stroke 3-cylinder diesel
Number of Cylinders - Four
Displacement, cu in (L) - 152 (2,5)
Engine Bore, in (mm) - 3,60 (91,0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) - 5,00 (127,0)
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) - 38,0 (28,3)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm - 2500
Maximum Torque, Nm (ft-lbs) - 160 (118)
Torque Speed, rpm - 1400
Compression - 18.5:1
Firing Order - 1,2,3
Direction of rotation - Clockwise from the front
Fuel Injection to combustion chamber - Direct injection
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) - 15,3 (58,0)
Coolant Capacity, qts (L) - 11,2 (10,6)
Electrical System Rating, Volts - 12

Power Take-Off

PTO Operational Type - Live (2-stage clutch)
PTO Horsepower, hp (kW) - 34,0 (25,4)
PTO Speeds, rpm - 540

Massey Ferguson 231 Transmission

Transmission Type - 8F/2R, Sliding gear
Number of Forward Speeds - 8
Number of Reverse Speeds - 2
Service Brake - Drum type

Wheels and Tires

Drive Wheels - 4x2 2WD
Steering Configuration - Front steer
Steering System - Power assist
Front Tire Size - 6.00-16
Rear Tire Size - 13.6-28

Massey Ferguson 231 Hydraulics and Hitch

Hydraulic System Type - Open Center
Hydraulic Capacity, gal (L) - 9,2 (34,8)
3-Point Hitch Category - 2/1
Draft Sensing or Lift Control - Position and draft control

MF 231 Dimensions and Weight

Wheelbase, in (mm) - 76,0 (1930)
Length, in (mm) - 128,0 (3250)
Height (ROPS), in (mm) - 87,5 (2220)
Overall Width, in (mm) - 76,0 (1930)
Turning Radius, in (mm) - 129,6 (3300)
Weight, lb (kg) - 4065 (1845)

Massey Ferguson 231 Loader Attachment

Loader Model - Massey Ferguson 232
Height (to pin), in (mm) - 106 (2690)
Clearance, dumped bucket, in (mm) - 80 (2030)
Dump reach, in (mm) - 25,4 (640)
Dump angle, deg - 42,5
Reach at ground, in (mm) - 63,4 (1610)
Rollback at ground, deg - 13
Breakout force (at pin), lb (kg) - 2600 (1179)
Lift to full height (at pin), lb (kg) - 1800 (816)
Bucket width, in (mm) - 72 (1820)
Raise time to height - 6,0 second
Bucket dump time - 4,0 second
Lowering time - 5,0 second
Rollback time - 3,0 second

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MF TRACTORS TROUBLESHOOTING
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3050 3120 3640 3709 4245
4455 5320 5455 5613 6150
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