troubleshooting - hydraulic tiller

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TILLER IS NOISY
Problem Solutions
Bent tines hitting tiller housing. Straighten or replace tines.
Oil level low. Add oil .
Bad tine shaft bearing. See your John Deere dealer.
Rocks hitting tiller housing. Clean up tilling area.
   
ERRATIC TILLER OPERATION
Problem Solutions
Bent or broken tines . Straighten or replace tines.
Pump overheating . See your John Deere dealer.
Motor Overheating See your John Deere dealer.
Oil level low. Add correct oil.
Wrong oil. Use correct oil.
Hydraulic hoses kinked Straighten hoses.
Drive belt slipping Tighten or replace belt.
Vent in filler cap plugged. Clean vent.
Trash wrapped around shaft Remove trash.
TILLER WILL NOT TILL
Problem Solutions
Hydraulic hoses kinked Straighten hoses.
Broken drive belt Replace drive belt
Faulty pump. See your John Deere dealer.
Faulty motor. See your John Deere dealer.
Vent in filler cap plugged. Clean vent.
No oil in reservoir. Fill reservoir with oil.
Tractor faulty. See your tractor operator's manual or John Deere dealer..
TILLED SOIL IS UNEVEN
Problem Solutions
Uneven travel speed. Do not change travel speed.
Soil is rough before tilling. Use optional skid shoes.
TRACTOR AND ENGINE SLOW DOWN
Problem Solutions
Tilling too deep . Raise tilling depth. Make more than one tilling pass.
Travel speed too fast. Slow down .
POOR TILLING RESULTS
Problem Solutions
Trash wrapped around tine shaft. Mow tilling area first.
Travel speed too fast. Slow down.
Wrong skid shoe adjustment. Adjust skid shoes.
 
TRACTOR WILL NOT PULL TILLER: WHEELS SLIPPING TOO MUCH
Problem Solutions
Wrong tiller mounting . Change mounting .
Trash buildup in front of tiller. Mow area first.
Raise tiller depth.
Tilling too deep . Raise tilling depth. Make more than one tilling pass.

 


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