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Engine repair & maintenance news and updates. Find articles on maintaining and caring for engines on your farm, including pickups, tractors and more. Get engine repair & maintentance ideas and information from experts and other farmers.

Replacing a Radiator By: 10/16/2014 @ 4:02pm

A typical scenario might go like this: An engine on a tractor, combine, self-propelled sprayer, or truck needs a new radiator and is beginning to run hot. You shop around and find a wide discrepancy in price…

Fixing Road Lope By: 10/16/2014 @ 2:57pm

In a recent survey, Titan Tire Corporation found that 47% of growers – regardless of tire brand – identified road lope as a problem they experience with their tractors and combines. Road lope is the…

7 Maintenance Tips from the Engine Answerman By: 10/03/2014 @ 4:09pm

Ray Bohacz provides step-by-step maintenance tips that you can use today in your farm shop.

Prevent Heat Soak to Prolong Life By: 09/08/2014 @ 4:49pm

Everything on a farm works hard, and an engine is no exception. Regardless if it is gas or diesel in a tractor, sprayer, or pickup, one fact remains: The conversion of chemical-to-mechanical energy produces…

Removing Carbon Buildup By: 08/08/2014 @ 2:42pm

Every time a gasoline engine runs, carbon deposits form on the piston crown, combustion chamber (CCD), and intake valve (IVD). Engine performance and starting suffer.A buildup of carbon on the IVD impacts…

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