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Hello,

Does anybody with experience on JCB TLT30D 4x4 have anything to comment? How about the maintenance, is it easy to maintain?

Kris
  • Posted 16 Sep 2009 04:46 PM
Total replies: 8. Showing items 1 - 8 of 8 results.
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  • linesman
  • Staffordshire, United Kingdom
kris
are you talking about operators daily maintenance, or maintenace due to wear and tear
  • Posted 16 Sep 2009 08:52 PM
  • Leon_W
  • Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom
i think most repairs need a laptop, can't do much without it. The not bad when the running.
  • Posted 17 Sep 2009 05:40 AM
  • • Modified 17 Sep 2009 05:41 AM by poster
  • danny_k
  • Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
I dont think they are that good of a machine. Transmission is ecu controled sunstrand and you need software, the 4 wheel drive system is a joke, **** under the wheels and they get stuck!!
  • Posted 17 Sep 2009 06:11 PM
linesman,

I mean maintenance due to wear and tear. Sometimes ECUs are to complicated. May be Manitou BT 425 are better. What do you think guys?

Kris
  • Posted 18 Sep 2009 09:43 AM
  • kevin_k
  • dumfriesshire, United Kingdom
manitou bt425. is that the buggiescopic , horrible little things to work on. full day job to change the radiator.
  • Posted 19 Sep 2009 05:10 AM
Kevin_k:

Well you don't have to mess around with high tech electronics like JCB :)
We have one and only BT425 here and never had a problem with it. Hope it stays like [url removed]'s over 8 years old...
  • Posted 19 Sep 2009 05:13 AM
  • • Modified 19 Sep 2009 07:21 AM by poster
HI tHere, With any 4X4 traction system there are maintainance problems however should you keep up the greasing etc' at points which should be marked on a sign on the mast/boom then problems are very rare.
Main things I have encountered are loose bolts and fittings!
  • Posted 19 Sep 2009 07:10 AM
I'd go for the manitou definitely!. The jcb is a good bit of kit for tight loading/unloading applications but would be expensive to maintain (over the top ECU's and they eat tyres!)) and has about half the life expectancy of the Manitou.
  • Posted 9 Oct 2009 05:29 AM
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