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Minimum Operational Cost With Proper Maintenance

One of the problems that often bother device owners and/or users is finding the right formulation to reduce operational costs. What cost did factors need to be considered so that operational costs can be kept to a minimum? Not a few tool users are too focused on components that require routine service, such as cleaning and/or replacing fuel and oil filters and neglect the importance of checking the condition of tires, underframe, and so on also before checking the john deere service manual. There are also equipment players who care too much about routine checks of various components, but they neglect to maximize technology (telematics).

One type of equipment that is easily found at various job sites is the type of wheel loader. Good maintenance can help lower operating costs, but don’t underestimate the little things. Good maintenance is the key to further lowering operating costs. Good fuel quality, use of the right lubricants, and regular maintenance are important. A machine that is well maintained will operate at the cheapest cost in the long run. Paying too much attention to engine and fluid (lubricants and fuel) maintenance can make you neglect to pay attention to items such as tires. One solution is to reduce tire rotation by using traction control settings and reducing idle time to reduce fuel consumption. If the idle time decreases, the machine will use less time. This, in turn, will help increase the resale value of the machine.

The development of the machine condition from time to time helps you in carrying out proper maintenance. Therefore, you need to make notes that contain the treatment measures that have been carried out. One of the other important things to keep wheel loader operating costs low is to carry out maintenance regularly — daily, weekly, or monthly and record all data. Included in this maintenance is checking the tire pressure and condition of all four tires. Cost-saving features such as differential lock and control will also help keep operating costs low by increasing traction and minimizing spin damage. We also encourage our customers to be aware of tire pressure conditions as part of their maintenance programs.