Maintenance & repair

Engine repair & maintenance news and updates. Find articles on maintaining and caring for engines on your farm.

Make Diagnoses with an Infrared Gun By: 05/01/2015 @ 3:25pm

The ability to quickly determine the temperature of a part without any disassembly is a wonderful aid when things go wrong.All it requires is an infrared temperature gun and a dose of logic about how the…

Servicing a Main Seal By: 03/12/2015 @ 2:43pm

One of the most burdensome engine repairs is a leaky rear main engine seal. To tackle the job, you need to know that there are three types of rear main crankshaft seals used. Rope/wick seal. This seal got…

Achieve Peak Gas Engine Performance By: 02/06/2015 @ 3:17pm

The gas engine will always have a place on the American farm. Whether it’s found on a seed tender, small generator, pump, UTV, or the family lawnmower, it will need to have a method to atomize the fuel and…

Preventive Maintenance By: 02/02/2015 @ 12:16pm

The over-the-road trucking industry is fixated with repair costs. That business’s tight margins demand trucks and trailers run 24-7. So when experts in that industry project potential savings from practicing…

Cut Repair Costs with Reman Parts By: 02/02/2015 @ 12:10pm

Save 20%-40% of repair costs by using remanufactured (or reman) parts.Until recently, remanufactured parts and components were limited primarily to engines, transmissions, and a few other high-value…

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