Year Round Combine Care

| 10/22/2015 1:33:00 PM

Tags: farming equipment, homestead, harvesting, James White,

James Whiteharvest combine

Getting the most from your combine means keeping up with maintenance year-round to ensure it’s always performing at its best.

Regularly checking your combine for wear or other problems will help prevent costly repairs and unexpected breakdowns. While some recommend checking the combine at night after it’s been running, doing so can cause you to miss problems because of the dark — so checking first thing in the morning before a long day of work is your best shot for spotting any issues. If you choose to inspect your combine at night, make sure your work area is well lit to allow you to see any potential problems.

● Check the fuel level and fill machine if necessary

● Check engine and hydraulic oil levels

● Search for bearings that are out

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