Yesterday's Tractor Co.
Shop Now View Cart
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
Classified Ads
Photo Ads
Tractor Parts

Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Tractor Town
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs

Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life
Implement Alley Discussion Forum

Re: Hesston 1340

[Show Entire Topic]  

Welcome Guest, Log in or Register
Author  [Modern View]

10-13-2012 05:39:39

Report to Moderator

There really isn't a way to check the oil level in the cutterbar. About the only thing to do is to simply drain it and refill with the proper amount. Just make sure that you don't overfill it as it will overheat rapidly and cause damage. Also, when you drain it let it set at least overnight to make sure you get it all out. I believe it calls for 85W-90 which is quite thick and it will take a while to drip out.

[Log in to Reply]   [No Email]

10-13-2012 08:45:23

Report to Moderator
 Re: Hesston 1340 in reply to Brendon-KS, 10-13-2012 05:39:39  
Thanks for that advice.

Anything special about the CV joints?

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]

10-15-2012 14:01:34

Report to Moderator
 Re: Hesston 1340 in reply to Organicfarmer1972, 10-13-2012 08:45:23  
You should find five zerks on the front CV assembly and three on the rear one. (My info is from a later model 1345 but I believe the driveline is the same.) Give each zerk a few pumps every ten hours.

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]

10-13-2012 18:40:01

Report to Moderator
 Re: Hesston 1340 in reply to Organicfarmer1972, 10-13-2012 08:45:23  
Yes, as the book says - give them about 30 pumps with the grease gun each time you mow.

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
[Show Entire Topic]     [Options]  [Printer Friendly]  [Posting Help]  [Return to Forum]   [Log in to Reply]

Hop to:

Fast Shipping!  Most of our stocked parts ship within 24 hours (M-Th). Expedited shipping available, just call! Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors. Compare our super low shipping rates! We have the parts you need to repair your tractor. We are a company you can trust and have generous return policies. Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ About Us ]

Home  |  Forums

Copyright © 1997-2016 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters