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Service Intervals


Servicing Your Machine

IMPORTANT: Avoid damage! Operating in extreme conditions may require more frequent service intervals:

• Engine components may become dirty or plugged when operating in extreme heat, dust or other severe conditions.

• Engine oil can degrade if machine is operated constantly at slow or low engine speeds or for frequent short periods of time.


Please use the following timetables to perform routine maintenance on your machine.

As Needed

• Replace alternator belt.

• Replace air filter elements (See restriction indicator on 1026R).

• Replace light bulbs.

• Replace fuses.

• Clean and replace battery.

• Replace radiator hoses and clamps.

• Check tire air pressure.

• Clean fuel tank overfill reservoir.

• Drain water and sediment from fuel sediment bowl, and service water separator.

• Check and clean front grille and side screens.

• Check and clean radiator cooling screen.

• Clean debris from engine compartment.

After First 10 Hours

• Check wheel bolt torque.

Every 10 Hours or Daily

• Test safety systems.

• Check engine oil level.

• Check transmission oil level.

• Check air filter elements, rubber dust valve, and restriction indicator (1026R).

• Check radiator coolant level.

After First 50 Hours

• Change transmission oil and filter.

• Clean transmission suction screen.

Every 50 Hours

• Check tire air pressure.

• Clean and check battery.

• Check front axle oil level.

• Lubricate machine.

Every 200 Hours

• Change engine oil and filter.

• Change transmission oil and filter.

• Check and service air filter elements. Check and service air filter elements when restriction indicator is red (1026R).

• Clean radiator and oil cooler fins.

• Clean transmission suction screen and internal magnets.

• Inspect alternator belt.

• Check wheel bolt torque.

Every 400 Hours

• Clean transmission suction screen.

• Replace air filter elements.

• Replace fuel filters.

Every 600 Hours

• Check radiator coolant freeze point and clarity of coolant.

• Check engine low idle speed.

• Check air intake, hoses, and clamps.

• Change front axle oil.

• Check brake adjustment.

Annually

• Clean radiator and oil cooler fins.

• Check radiator coolant freeze point and clarity of coolant.

• Check and service air filter elements. Check and service air filter elements when restriction indicator is red (1026R).

• Change engine oil and filter if less than 200 hours of operation.

• Drain water from fuel tank and replace fuel filter.

• Check all hoses and clamps.

• Check battery electrolyte level.

Every 1200 Hours

• Check engine valve clearance. See your John Deere dealer.

Every Two Years or 2000 Hours

• Flush and replace factory coolant. Flush cooling system and replace coolant with John Deere COOL-GARD engine coolant.

• Service fuel injection nozzles.

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