Bought my 2520 in April and have been having fun with it ever since! Got the backhoe and the FEL...nothing else just yet!
Anyway, the reason I'm writing is to ask if anyone else has had the 10.9 type bolts that mount the FEL support bracket onto the frame of the tractor? I was moving dirt in the FEL when I saw a shiny bolt lying on the ground....picked it up and saw it was broken off. I thought it might be a tire lug since I read in the manual that you should re-torque those bolts! Nope, the tire lugs were fine...further inspection found the three bolts that secure the FEL support braket onto the frame on the left side were missing. I checked the right side and found that they were loose!! The tractor only has 30 hours on it!
I called service and they said that I was suppose to re-torque those bolts at 25 hours...I checked the manual and see that it states they need to be re-torqued at 50 hours. I'm waiting for service to call me with the results of their analysis.
Anyone have this problem? it sounds to me like they didn't torque down all of those support bracket bolts correctly to begin with!!!