cold weather

5 Cold Weather Maintenance Tips for Your FT4 Engine

October 16, 2017

As the cold weather begins to move in, owners of John Deere equipment with an FT4 engine will want to take preventative measures to keep everything running smoothly. By taking a few precautionary tips into account, operators can potentially extend the lifespan of their FT4 engine.

John Deere FT4 Engine

Let’s take a look at some tips for keeping this engine in working order as the seasons change.

1. Perform an Oil Change

Lighter oil can make it easier on an FT4 engine as it attempts to start in cold weather. Before frigid temperatures move in, conduct an oil change to prep your engine. New oil can also potentially protect the powertrain over time.