Ford 550, 555 Backhoe Loader Service Manual


Covers: Ford 550, 555 Backhoe Loader
: 672
Format: PDF
File size: 211mb
Compatible with: Windows/Mac/Tablet
Notes: Instant download only.

Latest edition. This service manual provides information for the proper servicing and overhaul of Ford 550 and 555 tractor loader/backhoe models and contains essential information for all mechanics carrying out repairs and maintenance. Special service instructions are identified by tractor model number or applicable production dates throughout the text. Each chapter contains information on general operating principles, detailed inspection and overhaul and, where applicable, troubleshooting, special tools and specifications.

This complete 600+ page mechanic’s reference was professionally reproduced with clear, printable illustrations and is available in downloadable PDF format on your computer, tablet or smartphone. Parts and operator’s manuals sold separately.


  • General Information
  • Serial Number Identification
  • Engine Description and Operation
  • Engine Specifications
  • Engine Troubleshooting
  • Engine Overhaul
  • Cooling System
  • Gas/Diesel Fuel System Description and Operation
  • Fuel System Specifications
  • Fuel System Troubleshooting
  • Fuel Injection Pump
  • Thermostart
  • Carburetor
  • Fuel Tank, Lines, Pump, Filter and Sediment Bowl
  • Injectors
  • Air Cleaner
  • Wiring, Lights and Controls
  • Wiring Diagram
  • Battery
  • Starter
  • Alternator
  • Distributor, Coil and Spark Plug Wires
  • Electrical Specifications and Troubleshooting
  • Clutch Overhaul
  • Servicing Clutch Related Components
  • Manual Reversing Transmission Specifications & Overhaul
  • Power Reversing Transmission Specifications & Overhaul
  • Transmission Troubleshooting
  • Rear Axle
  • Front Axle
  • Differential and Differential Lock
  • Planetary Reduction Gear Assembly
  • Drive Pinion
  • Brakes
  • Handbrake
  • Steering
  • Toe-In Adjustment
  • Drive Shaft
  • Hydraulic System Description and Operation
  • Hydraulic Component Removal, Installation and Overhaul
  • Loader Bucket and Lift Arms
  • Backhoe and Bucket
  • Subframe
  • Loader Control Valve
  • Backhoe Main Control and Combination Valves
  • Backhoe Boom and Swing Post
  • Auto-Dig Controls
  • Cylinders
  • Pump
  • Dipstick
  • Hydraulic Tubes and Hoses
  • Hydraulic Troubleshooting
  • Hydraulic Pressure Tests and Adjustments
  • Splitting the Tractor (Engine R&I, Transmission R&I, Rear Axle R&I)
  • Cab Removal and Installation
  • Cab Heater
  • Cab Air Conditioning
  • And Much More…

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