Tractor Care Tips

Checking Water Level of the Radiator in Tractor

Before checking the water level in the radiator, it is very important to have the tractor engine turned off; because removing the radiator pressure cap quickly when the engine is hot, the gushing boiling water may harm you. Remove the radiator cap with the bonnet flap raised up. If the water level is low, then […]

Importance of Air Cleaner and its Maintenance

Air cleaner that appears unimportant plays an important role in reducing or increasing the engine life. If it is not cleaned in timely, dust particles enter the engine and mix with oil and grease to work as sandpaper to wear out the engine components. A clogged air filter becomes a barrier for air, which reduces […]

Grease Points on (MF) Massey Ferguson Tractors

Steering Column MF 240/260/350 Bearings on Front Wheels MF 240/350/260/375/385 Front Spindles on both sides MF 240/260/350 Front Spindles on both sides MF 375/385 Front axle Pivot Pin MF 240/350/260 Brake Pedal Bush MF 240/260 Front axle MF 385 4WD Front axle MF 385 4WD Steering Pivot pin MF 375/385 Left Linkage point MF 240/350/260/375/385

Engine Temperature of John Deere/ New Holland/ Massey Ferguson Tractors

The designated temperature of diesel engine is 80 to 85oC. To maintain this temperature, there is a valve called ‘thermostat’ in the engine. Never detach it from the tractor under any circumstance. Engine parts have been manufactured to operate at a specific temperature, and the engine may be harmed if the temperature falls under or […]

Air Lock and how to Remove it from the fuel system of tractor

If air somehow enters fuel system of the tractor, it stops the fuel-supply and in turn stops the engine. This is called ‘engine is air-locked’. It is important to remove this air from the fuel system before restarting the tractor. 1. Reason for Air-Lock Empty diesel tank. Closed diesel stop-cock. Choked / closed fuel filters. […]

Maintenance of Radiator and Oil Cooler in Massey Ferguson Tractors

Just like the radiator, to cool the oil with air, there is an oil cooler installed in the MF260. In the MF375S/385/385 4WD, oil is cooled with an oil cooler that uses water instead of air. Oil Cooler MF-260 Oil Cooler MF-385/385 4WD The radiator and oil cooler grills in the MF260 should be checked […]

How to Change the Diesel Filter in Tractor

Diesel filters are placed on the left side of the tractors. The glass cup filter is called the ‘primary filter’ and the other one is called the ‘secondary filter’. Check the primary filter daily, if you find water or dust in the diesel then manually open the drain tap under the glass cup to drain […]

Checking and Changing the Steering Oil and Filter

MF-350/260 Mechanical steering has been installed in this tractor, in which to check oil in the steering box, remove the plug located on the steering box. Make sure the oil is completely filled with oil. Replenish if the oil level is low and tighten the plug back on. Place to check / refill oil in […]

Method of Running-in the Tractor

Do not drive the tractor to farm or home immediately after taking delivery. Have it carried on a truck instead. Operate tractor at 75% load from the beginning. Prior to this, drive the tractor in 3rd gear and at full depth in an already ploughed field If a trolley is to be pulled then 75%, […]