Maintenance

  1. Tire Maintenance

    Tire Maintenance

    Tire Maintenance

    The use of rubber tires on farm tractors and machinery has resulted in a great saving in both time and operating costs since the time of steel wheels. There are, however, certain basic fundamentals in the care of tires that should be followed carefully if the owner is to derive maximum benefit from their investment.

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  2. Post-Harvest Maintenance Tips

    Post-Harvest Maintenance Tips

    Post-Harvest Maintenance Tips

    The goal of post-harvest maintenance is to prepare equipment for the next use, whether that is next month, next spring or next fall. Without a proper inspection after fall use, farmers will likely have to spend more time and resources fixing equipment later – time that could be spent in the field.

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  3. Pre-Harvest Combine Maintenance

    Pre-Harvest Combine Maintenance

    Pre-Harvest Combine Maintenance

    Fall harvest is around the corner. Before you hit the field, give your combine a once-over with this 11-point checklist.

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  4. Simple Fixes For Your Antique Tractor

    Simple Fixes For Your Antique Tractor

    Simple Fixes For Your Antique Tractor

    Occasionally simple fixes will correct what may seem to be complex or expensive problems. Always check the simple things first and possibly avoid expending time and money. Obviously selling carburetors, generators, starters and rebuild kits is good for our business, but not if it does not fix your problem!

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  5. In-Depth Carburetor Rebuild Guide

    In-Depth Carburetor Rebuild Guide

    In-Depth Carburetor Rebuild Guide

    If your carburetor is in need of replacement you may find that a remanufactured, or even a used one, is hard to find. Rebuilding a carburetor is involved but can be done if you carefully follow the steps outlined in our carburetor rebuild guide.

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  6. Diagnosing Engine Problems - Gasoline Tractors

    Diagnosing Engine Problems - Gasoline Tractors

    Diagnosing Engine Problems - Gasoline Tractors

    You can make simple adjustments on your tractor that will improve its operation and save you the time and expense of hiring someone to do it for you.

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  7. Diagnosing Engine Problems - Diesel Tractors

    Diagnosing Engine Problems - Diesel Tractors

    Diagnosing Engine Problems - Diesel Tractors

    You can make simple adjustments on your tractor that will improve its operation and save you the time and expense of hiring someone to do it for you.

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  8. Sprayer Maintenance Checklist

    Sprayer Maintenance Checklist

    Sprayer Maintenance Checklist

    Regular pre-and post-season sprayer maintenance is the key to peak performance when you need it each season

    Daily sprayer maintenance is essential to achieve accurate settings and even spray distribution, avoid the risk of breakdown, and extend your equipment’s life.

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  9. Planter Maintenance Checklist

    Planter Maintenance Checklist

    Optimize your yield and maximize profitability with regular planter maintenance

    Irregular planter performance results in inaccurate seed depth, seeds at the soil surface, open seed slots, compacted soil on top of the seeds, hair pinning, sidewall compaction, etc. To avoid planting problems, you need to regularly check that your equipment is working correctly and make adjustments accordingly.

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  10. Helpful Hints to Lengthen the Life of Your Tractor

    Helpful Hints to Lengthen the Life of Your Tractor

    Helpful Hints to Lengthen the Life of Your Tractor

    To help keep your tractor running properly, we've compiled a list of some tips to keep your tractor working longer.

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