I recently acquired a JD 345 tractor. It is a 1996 with very low hours. In storage a while. I am trying to recall a issue with some JD 345 tractors that needed a updated fuel pump. In the old style pump, I believe the vent of the fuel pump was over or near the muffler.
So to my question, is the model year 1996 tractor have the old style pump?
How can one tell from the old style to updated style?
Does the fuel pump failure occur with a high hour machine?
Okay, did some additional research.
I was not able to check my tractor yet, for how my fuel pump is constructed. Seeing some pictures on the net of the new style pump, they have an additional port for venting. also requires a drain hose to direct any gasoline away from the muffler. Sounds like a better design to me. Hate to loose a tractor and garage for a fuel pump going bad.