john deere tips

Excavator Safety Tips for Before, During, and After Operation

August 1, 2017

While there are many safety features on John Deere excavators, there’s no guarantee they will always get the job done. Good judgment is always required to make full use of the features and ensure the safety of yourself and others around you.

Excavator Safety

Here are some excavator safety tips you should consider when putting the equipment to work.

Excavator Safety Tips: Before Operation

  • Seat belts are provided for comfort and security.
  • Before going to work, be sure the mirrors are clean and set properly.
  • Make a quick check of the controls. Be sure the control levers are operating properly.

John Deere Oil Change Tips for D100 Tractors and ZTrak Mowers

June 5, 2017

The John Deere D100 Series and ZTrak™ mowers are commonly used to manicure lawns and leave behind a picturesque final product. However, for a tractor or mower to last a long time, it’s critical to perform regular maintenance, which includes oil changes.

John Deere D100

Here are some John Deere oil change tips for D100 and ZTrak Zero Turn mowers.

How to Change the Oil on a D100 Lawn Tractor or ZTrak Mower

  • Start by running the engine for a minute or two. This will warm up the oil so it will drain easier.