1977-1979 Ford Versatile 500 Tractor Service Manual


Covers: 1977-1979 Ford Versatile 500 Tractor
Pages: 456
Format: PDF
File size: 42mb
Compatible with: Windows/Mac/Tablet
Notes: Complete professionally reproduced dealer service manual.

This service manual provides information for the proper servicing and overhaul of the 1977, 1978 and 1979 Ford Versatile 500 tractor and is an essential publication for all service personnel carrying out repairs and maintenance procedures. Basic Servicing, Troubleshooting, Maintenance (removal, inspection and replacement of component assemblies,) and Overhaul (disassembly, inspection, repair and replacement of sub-assemblies) are included.

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  • Towing/Transporting
  • Hoists and Jacks
  • Specifications and Capacities
  • Fuels, Fluids and Lubricants
  • Lubrication Points
  • Belts and Filters
  • Storage
  • General Troubleshooting


  • Description and Operation
  • Troubleshooting
  • Inspection/Check
  • Maintenance
  • Engine Removal and Installation

Drive Train

  • Description and Operation
  • Troubleshooting
  • Removal and Installation
  • Transmission Overhaul
  • Clutches
  • Axle Assemblies
  • Differential
  • Drivelines
  • PTO Dropbox
  • Specifications
  • Special Tools


  • Operator’s Controls and Instruments
  • Linkages
  • Throttle, Clutch, PTO, Brakes, Transmission, Steering Linkage Maintenance
  • Brake Master Cylinder and Caliper Overhaul

Hydraulic System

  • Description and Operation
  • Plumbing
  • Lines and Fittings
  • Hydraulic Pump
  • Steering Control Valve
  • Steering Actuators
  • Implement Control Valve
  • Hydraulic Fluid Reservoir, Filters and Cooler
  • Depth Control Valve
  • Lift Actuators
  • 3-Point Hitch
  • Overhaul of Components

Electrical System

  • Description and Operation
  • Circuit Descriptions
  • Wiring Diagram
  • General Troubleshooting
  • Testing
  • Fuses, Circuit Breakers, Relays, Switches, Gauges and Sensors
  • Wiper Motor
  • Fan Motor
  • Starter
  • Alternator
  • Lighting
  • Radio

Environmental Systems

  • Heater
  • Air Conditioning


  • Frames
  • Hood Assembly
  • Cab
  • Drawbar and Hitch
  • Fenders and Ladders
  • Mount Points
  • Seat



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