by Cammie Barden
Every tool requires some form of maintenance, and tractors are no different. There are a variety of parts that require a little TLC to keep the machine in top form. During these moments, certain guidelines should be followed to keep safe from injury or death.
Whenever maintenance must be performed, it is essential to engage the brakes, lower any attachments to the ground, and turn the engine off. If an attachment or the tractor must be raised, using body props to keep from being crushed is essential. If the engine must be turned on, ensure that the area is clear. [Read more…]