Re: 2N No Power

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Posted by Tim Daley(MI) on April 04, 2020 at 04:55:18 [URL] [DELETE] :

In Reply to: 2N No Power posted by Jason on April 03, 2020 at 09:24:12:

Jason-
Welcome aboard the NTC! Are you/were you set up to run on the OEM 6V/POS GRN electrical system or are you switched to a 12V job? Most non-running issues are due to incorrect wiring. You did a lot of stuff all at once so now the task of problem solving became multiple issues. Still, go thru each system one by one to troubleshoot. It is always best to know for sure and not guess. The Ford main components were designed to be rebuilt over and over and considering the condition that all the new aftermarket Cheena parts are made nowadays (NO Quality Control) it is best to stick with OEM parts. Did you check your 'new' carb for initial settings? Nothing can be assumed to be all 'set' out of the box, new batteries included. Now that you know you have a front mount distributor and not a magneto, you can rebuild the OEM module on your bench or kitchen table. New points can be junk at a lot of places so get the Standard Ignition Blue Streak FD-6769X, sold at NAPA, or the CNH #887744524 brand. NAPA has all the other USA made distributor parts too. The distributor tuneup is not difficult but is vitally important to have mounted correctly when it is done. Mount it 180 off and you will break the base around the cam tangs and render it useless. A new base would be needed then, and no need to buy a whole new unit. You already have the FO-4 Manuals but add the other Essential Manuals too. OEM 9N & 2N MPC's and the 39-53 MPC are most useful tools. Check carb settings, perform the fuel flow test. Disconnect battery, go thru the entire wiring system with correct wiring setup -see HOW-TO's/ELECTRICAL/WIRING PICTOGRAMS by JMOR to download. Use your VOM, not a test light, and set it to 'continuity'. Don't go by wire colors. OEM Sketches are shown color coded and only for reference. The front mount uses the ballast resistor regardless if 6V or 12V. If the coil is OEM 6V, and you use 12V, you will also need an inline external 1-OHM ceramic resistor. If you run 12V and get a 12V coil, omit the external resistor. If 6V with a generator, the 9N & 2N use a round cutout circuit on back dash panel with generator but also needs a belt tensioning device. If you are using 12V, exchange the genny for an alternator and omit the cutout. I have OEM carbs, generators, and distributors if you need help. My email is open. More tech info can be found from the document "75 Tips For N-Owners" by Bruce(VA) also in HOW-TO's.

FORD TRACTOR 9N & 2N OEM 6V/POS GRN WIRING:



FRONT MOUNT TIMING PROCEDURE:

FORD TRACTOR FRONT MOUNT DISTRIBUTOR TIMING APPLICATION GAGE:

FORD FRONT MOUNT DISTRIBUTOR WHAT HAPPENS WHEN MOUNTED 180 OFF:



FORD TRACTOR FRONT MOUNT DISTRIBUTOR FIRING ORDER; 1,2,4,3 CCW:


OEM FORD 2N-10000 GENERATOR WITH BELT TENSIONER ATTACHED:





FORD 9N/2N TRACTOR ESSENTIAL OWNER/OPERATOR/PARTS/SERVICE MANUALS:


Tim Daley(MI)


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