DieselTalk

DieselEngineTrader's FREE Diesel Engine Forums

new topic search Categories login View Caterpillar Engines

CATEGORY LISTINGS > CATERPILLAR > jake brakes [ REFRESH ]
Thread Title:

jake brakes


Created On Sunday October 04, 2015 15:53 Diesel Talk
Diesel Talk Forum

stonefly
Diesel Talk Forum
Posts: 282
Joined: Feb 2008

Note Sunday October 04, 2015 15:53 View thread in raw text format
Diesel Talk
89 Freightliner-3406b CAT

The jakes started getting intermittent-going on sometimes and sometimes not. Then, they stopped altogether. Then, they went on a little. I kicked the accelerator and tapped the clutch pedal. I discovered that when I put my toes under the clutch pedal and pulled up, I could get the jakes to work. That tells me the problem must be the switch on the clutch pedal.

But where is it? On my 93 FLD 120, it's inside the cab, right behind the clutch pedal arm. It's easy to adjust. But the 89 has the clutch going through the floor. I looked underneath and saw some kind of a part near the pedal arm, but it's about an inch away.

Diesel Talk Forum
Reply Diesel Talk Forum Quote Diesel Talk Top Diesel Talk Forum Bottom Diesel Talk
Diesel Talk Forum
Diesel Talk Forum

stonefly
Diesel Talk Forum
Posts: 282
Joined: Feb 2008

Note Monday October 05, 2015 11:04 View thread in raw text format
Diesel Talk
I found it. There is a piece of stiff wire coming out of the switch and it lies on top of the clutch arm. I was gonna wrap duct tape around the clutch arm as an adjustment, but it's a tough spot to reach, although not too tough to give a little shove on the switch mounting bracket. Problem solved.
Diesel Talk Forum
Reply Diesel Talk Forum Quote Diesel Talk Top Diesel Talk Forum Bottom Diesel Talk
Diesel Talk Forum
CATEGORY LISTINGS > CATERPILLAR [ REFRESH ]
Adelman's Truck & Equipment Corporation
Adelman's Truck & Equipment Corporation
Young & Sons Inc.
IESC CORP.
Diesel Sales
Luoyang Diron Parts Trading Co.,Ltd
Advertize on Diesel Engine Trader

Customer Testimonials

Newsletter

Subscribe to our mailing list to get all the latest DET news.as well as daily or weekly notifications of new engines and spare parts listings.

'Thank you very much for the use of "DieselEngineTrader". Our Cummins 6CT-8.3 Engine is sold and we are very happy with your service. We will definitely use it again in the future.'

Horace Crawford, E & E Industries, San Diego. USA

'A guy in Australia was looking for an Isuzu engine and found ours advertised on DieselEngineTrader.com. We struck a deal and shipped the engine.'

Tom Schilling, Kelbe Bros Equipment Co, Wisconsin, USA

'We were looking for a 6SDIT Isuzu diesel but quotes from regular suppliers were too high. Searched Diesel Engine Trader and found a match immediately. As a result, we listed our engines for sale and got our first responses within weeks.'

Dale Gregory, Ontrac Equipment Services Inc, Canada