New engines and gearboxes for Massey Ferguson telehandlers

A new range of Massey Ferguson telehandlers feature new engines, transmissions and settings.

Construction equipment manufacturer Doosan provides the 3.4-litre engine in 100hp and 130hp variants, and it is installed in a way that lowers the engine cover compared with previous models for improved visibility to the right side.

A red telehandler handling muck

The hydrostatic transmission has a two-speed gearbox for yard work and open field operations or road travel up to 40kph, combined with two settings for the hydrostatic element to deliver appropriate levels of torque for different applications.

See also: Telehandler buyers guide

A “creeper” function separates engine rev and ground speed settings for implements such as sweepers, silage dispensers and straw spreaders that need a decent flow of hydraulic oil while the handler moves at a slow pace.

Additional boom-end services are available by having the optional electric switching valve installed.

Up to 190-litres/min oil flow is available for the boom and attachments from a piston pump installation that can be restricted when appropriate to avoid excessively rapid or jerky movements.

Cushioned boom retract is said to further refine the operating experience.

These features are all part of the package on the 3t/6m MF TH.6030, 3.4t/6.5m TH.6534, 3.5t/7m TH.7035 and 3.8t/7m TH.7038 handlers, which have the 100hp engine partnered with 100-litre/min hydraulics or the 130hp motor and 190-litre/min hydraulics.