In addition to Steve's and Clark's good suggestions, be aware that TenTec
sells a PTO repair kit that is relatively inexpensive. It is not exactly a
snap to do the first time, but after the first time, it becomes much
easier. Just don't rush the job and you can rebuild it yourself and get it
to feel the way you want it to feel. Home rebuilt PTO's should normally not
need further attention for a couple of years, but that kit is very handy
thing to have on your shelf.
At 11:11 PM 11/13/97 -0600, you wrote:
>Thanks to those who responded to my message asking for help.
>The recommendation has been made that I have the PTO rebuilt. However, The
>PTO was rebuilt by the factory the first time it was sent there. Thats when
>this problem started. The PTO was rebuilt because of a small amount of
>backlash. But when I got it back, I had this slippage problem. I returned
>the rig to the factory, stating the problem I was having, and I got it back
>with a statement that they replaced a rear spring in the PTO to fix the
>clicking. I was getting a clicking feeling when it was tuned, but I also
>complained about the slippage, and that was not addressed. The clicking is
>gone, but the slippage remains.
>I appreciate any help I can get.
>Thanks and God bless...
Tom - W4BQF
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