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Old 17-07-2012, 09:14   #1
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volvo MD17c with an MSB reverse gear

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I have a volvo MD17c with an MSB reverse gear. The gear has stopped engaging in forward. The gear has been removed and the shop is telling me the cone shaped liner in the gear has gone bad and is no longer available. Ultimately this is starting to look extremely expensive as the gear cannot be rebuilt. Has anyone run into this with good result? What did you find and do to for a solution. Any help would be so appreciated.
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Old 17-07-2012, 11:07   #2
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Re: volvo MD17c with an MSB reverse gear

I wonder if a brake and or clutch re-lining shop could bond in a new one for you?
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Re: volvo MD17c with an MSB reverse gear

celestial, thank you. I think the biggest problem is the unavailability of the liner itself. any thoughts?
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Re: volvo MD17c with an MSB reverse gear

Not really...But I would take it to a place that does linings and see if it is possible. I hope I'm aiming you in the right direction.
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Old 17-07-2012, 18:42   #5
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Re: volvo MD17c with an MSB reverse gear

Years ago I had one done - a good lining shop should be able to procure shaped material and bond it into place.
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