Yanmar Tractor Routine Service Recommendations

There are many questions about when to perform routine tractor maintenance.

We also get a slew of questions asking what needs to be done.


It is time to answer these questions.


First and foremost --- always remember that you may need to adjust your maintenance schedule based on use.


Here are some basic guidelines.


After 50 hours:

  • Replace engine oil and engine oil filter.

  • Check and adjust the cooling fan V-belt.


Every 50 hours (after the initial 50-hour maintenance):

  • Check battery.

  • Drain fuel filter/water separator.


Every 250 hours:

  • Check and adjust cooling fan V-belt.

  • Check and adjust the governor lever and engine speed control.

  • Clean air cleaner element.

  • Drain fuel tank.

  • Replace engine oil and engine oil filter.

  • Check and clean radiator fins.


Every 500 hours:

  • Replace fuel filter.

  • Clean fuel filter/water separator.

  • Replace air cleaner element.


Every 1,000 hours:

  • Drain, flush and refill cooling system with new coolant.

  • Adjust intake/exhaust valve clearance.


Every 1,500 hours:

  • Inspect, clean, and test the fuel injectors, if necessary.

  • Inspect the crankcase breather system.


Every 2,000 hours:

  • Check and replace fuel hoses and engine coolant hoses.

  • Lap the intake and exhaust valves.


If you need any further help or have any questions about routine maintenance, tractors, or anything else, please contact your dealer, local mechanic, or call us at 602-734-9944. Please ask about our current new and used tractor supply.



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