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Enjoy Improved Control with the Updated John Deere Gator Utility Vehicles

September 16, 2020

When you want to hit the back roads, you know you can rely on John Deere to provide you with the utility vehicle you need. To meet customer expectations, Model Year 2021 John Deere Gator Utility Vehicles now include automotive-like features for easier operation and improved operator control. They also have improved transmission controls, enhanced digital displays, and easier gear shifting for a smoother ride.

“For 2021, we took a look at our Gator line-up and made improvements to the transmission controls, digital displays, gear positions, and power steering,” said Mark Davey, John Deere marketing manager. “Customers will find that our updated units are easier to shift and control, provide instant engagement of 4-wheel drive and differential lock, and provide more information on the dashboard.”

John Deere Gator Oil Change: Tips & Tricks

March 18, 2020

You may love your John Deere Gator, but it’s important to remember that maintenance is critical to ensuring that it’s around for years to come. Oil changes should be performed on a routine basis, and there are a few tips and tricks you can take into consideration to ensure that you’re doing it right. Let’s take a look at the steps required for a John Deere Gator oil change.

  1. Gather the materials you need to change the oil: a new oil filter, new engine oil, a drain pan, a funnel, an oil filter wrench, and clean shop towels. Refer to your operator’s manual for the oil weight and amount necessary before you begin.

John Deere History: The Production & Evolution of Machines by Industry

March 17, 2020

John Deere has a rich 175-year history of machinery production which covers a range of industries, including agriculture and construction, and serves both commercial and residential purposes. Let’s dig deeper and explore details about the production of these industry-specific machines, as well as more details about the different product lines currently offered. 

A Brief History of the John Deere Organization

Many critical moments in John Deere history date all the way back to 1837. In the beginning, John Deere was a blacksmith in Grand Detour, IL who wanted to make farmers’ jobs easier. Fast forward over 180 years, and his company is still manufacturing all kinds of equipment with the same purpose in mind – to help customers, especially farmers, be as productive as possible. 

Keep Your Course Looking Great with John Deere Golf & Turf Equipment

February 18, 2020

Are you curious as to how large, 18-hole golf courses keep every inch of the fairway and green perfectly trimmed? Beautiful clubhouses and immaculate green fairways oftentimes overshadow the hard work that is being done to create that aesthetic. Powerful equipment is used to curate this look, including a wide range of John Deere golf and turf equipment, specifically turf-friendly Gator UTVs. From material hauling to spraying, John Deere Gators have the capability and power to become your go-to vehicle for any golf course project

How to Start a Cold Diesel Engine in the Winter

February 13, 2020

For those planning to work throughout the winter months, it’s essential to learn how to start a cold diesel engine. Doing so is essential to keeping your engine in working order for seasons to come. For many, however, this can be difficult.

How to Start a Cold Diesel Engine in Winter

The top two reasons why individuals typically encounter difficulties with cold diesel engines are gelled fuel and electrical failure. So, before facing dropping temperatures, cold diesel engine-powered machinery must be properly maintained. With this in mind, here are six tips for starting a diesel in cold weather and maintaining your equipment over time.

Winter & John Deere Gators: How to Get the Most Out of your Vehicle

November 18, 2019

When winter strikes, Gator UTVs can be extremely helpful when you need to get through the snow, rain, and sleet. These vehicles are made for any condition, task, or challenge throughout all four seasons of the year, including winter, when terrain can be extremely treacherous. All Gator models come ready to deal with mud, snow, and other severe weather conditions. 

The cold weather doesn’t mean you need to stop using your Gator UTV. Get prepared for winter, and be preventative before the season begins. Let’s find out more about how to winterize your machine in order to get the most out of it this season.

Get the Most Out of Your Gator with These Equipment Maintenance Tips

February 19, 2019

Since John Deere’s Gator debuted more than a decade ago, customers have been able to tackle a wide variety of tasks with their equipment on and off the field. Originally, the traditional John Deere Gators provided all of the basic amenities customers needed in a utility vehicle to improve their productivity. Over time, the Gator evolved into a crossover utility vehicle that could handle off-roading tasks as well, making it a must-have for those who needed a versatile machine that could do it all.

An Overview of John Deere Gators: From Traditional to Rugged

January 14, 2019

Since the announcement of the Gator TH in 1992, John Deere Gators have provided customers with the opportunity to take on a range of tasks, from gardening to off-roading. Inspired by the 1987 John Deere All Materials Transport (AMT), the first family of all-terrain utility vehicles was developed and took the company in a slightly different direction than usual.  

The traditional John Deere Gators, or The Work Series, provide all of the basic functions and amenities you would expect in a utility vehicle. These models are known for being easy to use, hardworking, and providing unmatched productivity. 

Stay Warm this Winter with These John Deere Gator Options

December 27, 2018

Cool weather doesn’t mean that you have to stop using your John Deere Gator for the winter! With several add-ons designed to winterize your gator, you can actually maximize the amount of time you get out of it on a daily basis.

Let’s take a look at some of the additions you can use with your John Deere Gator and how they can help prepare your machine for winter conditions.

Exploring Just What John Deere Gator Utility Vehicles Can Do

November 28, 2018

John Deere has several Gator utility vehicles to choose from, but how do you know which one is right for you? They come with a wide range of features to help you take on rugged terrain and the elements, meaning there are already a few things you don’t have to worry about as soon as you hop in. However, there are still many underlying features to take into account before you make a final purchase.

Let’s take a look at some Gator utility vehicles and their features to help you make the right purchase.