Ingersoll 222 Steering - MyTractorForum.com - The Friendliest Tractor Forum and Best Place for Tractor Information
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 5 Old 03-08-2019, 12:07 PM Thread Starter
MTF Junior Poster
 
jrottman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2019
Posts: 8
Ingersoll 222 Steering

My Ingersoll 222 HyDrive is having problems turning right while in drive. I can still turn left just fine. But when I turn right, the steering wheel just kind of clicks and the wheels don't move.

Interestingly.... if I go in reverse, I can turn the steering and the wheels to the right. Seems like I might have a problem with the steering gear? I haven't done any tear-down yet, will wait until its warmers in Michigan. Is this difficult to get access to check this part and to remove it? Can anyone give me guidance of where to start? Thanks!

Jason
jrottman is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 Old 03-08-2019, 01:16 PM
Proud Member of the 1K Club
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: OK
Posts: 1,591
Re: Ingersoll 222 Steering

Two likely causes:
1. the sector gear needs to be adjusted upward to mesh with the pinion. Easy to do, just remove the nut holding the gear on the shaft, and check for the adjusting shims location. There are normally 2 or 3 and can be on the bottom or top of the gear. Placing them on the bottom moves the gear upward.
2. The gear itself is worn past the point that adjustment will help. That requires a replacement. If that's the case, and you are interested in a used part, drop me a PM. I was rearranging my parts stash and found a couple that I'll never need. Cheaper than new!
antiqueetc is offline  
post #3 of 5 Old 03-09-2019, 10:10 PM
Ingersoll Dealer
 
bhildret's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Michigan
Posts: 2,549
Re: Ingersoll 222 Steering

If you have the owner's manual, a written procedure is there also for the shimming/adjustment of the gear that antiqueetc has described. Real simple to do.


New gears are also readily available a good used one is generally also fine when you can find them.


Brian

Brian Hildreth
President - Salem Power Equipment, LLC
www.SalemPwr.com
[email protected]
bhildret is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 5 Old 05-29-2019, 11:08 AM Thread Starter
MTF Junior Poster
 
jrottman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2019
Posts: 8
Re: Ingersoll 222 Steering

The issue was with the steering sector gear, the teeth were worn in the center. Took a little negotiating to get the old one off, but the new one went back on easy!
jrottman is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 06-12-2019, 09:47 PM
MTF Junior Poster
 
Mr. Yeti's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2019
Posts: 6
Are you talking about the large steering gear attached to the steering rod or the smaller gear attached to the steering wheel shaft having the same issue with my 3012
Mr. Yeti is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the MyTractorForum.com - The Friendliest Tractor Forum and Best Place for Tractor Information forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ingersoll 222 Can't start, power issue? jrottman Case_Ingersoll_Colt Forum 7 05-29-2019 11:12 AM
Case 222 steering wheel Hoss2000 Case_Ingersoll_Colt Forum 16 12-05-2018 06:46 PM
GT 3204 Power Steering gcarz102 Cub Cadet Forum 12 06-30-2018 04:12 AM
Tractors, 90's - 2000 Vintage, Steering Problems Part #1 andyjw Backyard Round Table - L & G Tractor Related Topics 10 04-02-2013 04:35 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome