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Kubota Diesel Engine Maintenance

Ever wonder what Kubota recommends for properly maintaining the diesel engine in your Kubota? Doc Kubota Purchasers of new Kubota equipment were at one point provided a special DVD that contained an engine maintenance overview hosted by Robert DeNiro Doc Kubota which is Kubota’s official version of our own Service Department Vic. Credit goes to [...]

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How to Tap Hydraulic Lines

Anyone installing a front end loader or log splitter will need to tap into the hydraulic system to power those hydraulic cylinders that do the work. Some newer Kubota models come factory equipped with a hydraulic junction block which means interrupting the hydraulic circuit to draw power is fast and straightforward – simply connect your [...]

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Kubota Servicing 101: Part 4 – Oil Change

We are picking up and continuing our Kubota Service 101 series with a quick article on something every owner of a tractor should be familiar with – an oil change. Depending on the model, Kubota recommends regular oil changes every 75-150 hours (less for construction or heavy use). Check your operator’s manual for the exact [...]

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How to Repair a Steering Box – Part 2

Steering box failure is a common service complaint. Increased effort to turn the wheel, crunching or clicking noises, steering wheel jerking or binding or a rusty, watery steering box are all symptoms that a steering box rebuild is necessary. We last left you with a torn down steering box, in pieces, ready for cleaning, repair [...]

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How to Sharpen Mower Deck Blades

Summer is nearing an end. Depending on where you live, another month or two will mean you have swapped out the mower deck for a snow blade. If you are a fan of preventative maintenance like we are at OrangeTractorTalks you will check over and service anything your mower deck might need. Part of mower [...]

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Tips for the New Owner of a Used Kubota

Photo credit: smokinhart from our forums Ahhh yes, you have taken the leap and plunged into the orange tractor club. Your Kubota B6200 is solid runner and you got a good deal on it too, maybe even picked up a belly mower and a front end loader as part of the package deal. What now [...]

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How to Repair a Steering Box – Part 1

This article is the first of two that covers the procedure for rebuilding a failed steering box on your Kubota. An earlier article has hints and tips regarding diagnosing steering box failure and is prerequisite reading before we jump into the actual repair covered in these next two tutorials. Symptoms of Steering Box Failure Failure [...]

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Hydraulic Filter Suction Screens – Everything You Wanted to Know

Lately on the forums we have seen a few inquires from folks regarding where they might find their Kubota B or L series hydraulic suction filter. We are happy to hear that people are thinking to check this filter because it can often be hard to locate or just overlooked. Forgetting to check this filter [...]

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Kubota Battery Basics

Ahhh yes, the battery. Really handy when it comes to starting your Kubota but after that just seems like its along for the ride. Still, it is important that we think about the battery every now and then to avoid a situation where we are 5 miles away, sun going down, wolves starting to come [...]

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Kubota Steering Wheel Restoration Tip

If you own an older L or B Series Kubota tractor chances are pretty good that the steering wheel on it looks like it has seen better days. It is probably chalky, scratchy, white and coarse. Seems like most Kubota steering wheels end up like this after a couple of years in the sun. Why [...]

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Kubota L Series Clutch Repair Pricing

Wondering how much that clutch job might be for your L series Kubota? OrangeTractorTalks reader Brian recently requested a quote for what we call a clutch overhaul kit for his L2350. This estimate is for a single disc dry clutch, and although for the L2350, other similar models like L2050, L2250, L2550, L2650 or L3250 [...]

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Diagnosing and Preventing Steering Box Failure

In this post we are going to take a look at a very common service complaint that affects a wide variety of early Kubota B and L series tractors – steering box failure! In a follow up article, we will examine how to undertake a steering box repair and overhaul. Symptoms of Steering Box Failure [...]

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Getting to Know your Kubota’s Clutch

If you are old enough to drive then you know the basic idea behind a clutch – it is a component of transmission that is designed to allow the engagement or disengagement of the engine to the gearbox. Without a method of temporarily disconnecting these two assemblies you would not be able to shift gears [...]

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Found Oil in your Coolant? Here are some solutions.

If you own a Kubota tractor the last thing that you expect to see a radiator full of black engine oil. It is an ugly sight staring into the top of the radiator neck and seeing all the black oil in there. You may find yourself wondering exactly how it happened. Dollar bill signs race [...]

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How to Bleed Kubota Fuel Injector Lines

Sooner or Later… It’s not a matter of if you’ll ever have to bleed the injector lines on your Kubota, it’s quite simply when. Throughout the course of regular maintenance this procedure will come up a few times and you’ll be prepared to pull this basic service job off with these tips. Why is Bleeding [...]

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Kubota Servicing 101: Part 3 – Cooling System [Video]

This is a video follow up to our earlier article on maintaining your cooling system.

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Kubota Servicing 101: Part 2 – Fuel Filter [Video]

Here is another video in our Kubota Servicing 101 series that covers off maintenance of your fuel filter and the different types of filters you might find on your tractor.

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Kubota Servicing 101: Part 1 – Air Filter [Video]

We’ve posted a new video on YouTube that describes some of the things we cover off in our Kubota Servicing 101 articles. This video touches on Part 1 – Air Filter.

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How to Change Rototiller Tines

Here’s a fairly straight forward service job that comes up from time to time. We were on a service call to a local tree farm and one of the tasks to perform on this ‘out of shop’ service call was the replacement of the tines on this 60″ Kubota tiller. Our client saved us a [...]

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Kubota Servicing 101: Part 3 – Cooling System

This article is the third in a series that covers off some basic servicing procedures for your Kubota. Earlier articles covered air and fuel systems. In this article we touch on your Kubota’s cooling system: radiator cap cleanable mesh screen hoses (top, bottom and bypass) radiator fins, body, shroud and fan blade overflow tank and [...]

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Kubota Servicing 101: Part 2 – Fuel Filter

We continue our multi-article overview of basic Kubota maintenance by taking a look at the fuel system. In Part 1 of this series, we covered off air filter servicing, so have a look if you have not already. 2 Styles Depending on your model of Kubota, your tractor will be equipped either with a spin-on [...]

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Kubota Servicing 101: Part 1 – Air Filter

First day of fall. The shelter belts are thinning, leaves yellow and the air is a bit crisp in the morning. Winter is on the horizon! With that in mind, let’s take a look at a couple of important fall service requirements for our Kubota tractor, and let’s do it today before there is a [...]

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