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  • 1. Unit 4 Starting and Stopping Tractors Safely • Starting Procedures • Engine Warm-Up • Different types of Tractor Engines • Stopping tractors safely • Starting Problems
  • 2. Starting Procedures
  • 3. Starting Procedures 1. Daily maintenance and safety check
  • 4. Starting Procedures 1. Daily maintenance and safety check 2. Mount the tractor using steps safely http://www.safetyline.wa.gov.au/PageBin/farmhazd0031.htm
  • 5. Starting Procedures 1. Daily maintenance and safety check 2. Mount the tractor using steps safely 3. Adjust seat (fasten seatbelt if ROPS equipped) http://www.gov.mb.ca/labour/safety/agriculture/agpublicat/farm006.html
  • 6. Starting Procedures 1. Daily maintenance and safety check 2. Mount the tractor using steps safely 3. Adjust seat (fasten seatbelt if ROPS equipped) 4. Check controls (neutral position) http://www.buhler.com/sitefiles/images/tractor/genesis/pto.jpg http://www.buhler.com/sitefiles/images/tractor/genesis/pto.
  • 7. Starting Procedures 1. Daily maintenance and safety check 2. Mount the tractor using steps safely 3. Adjust seat (fasten seatbelt if ROPS equipped) 4. Check controls (neutral position) 5. Check for people in the area www.kendor-ranch.com/ Email.htm
  • 8. Starting Procedures 1. Depress clutch http://agrability.sdstate.edu/images/rat/sdap6400_clutch.jpg http://agrability.sdstate. edu/images/rat/sdap6400_clutch.jpg
  • 9. Starting Procedures 1. Depress clutch 2. Open throttle www.four-h.purdue.edu/ tractor/ljs.html
  • 10. Starting Procedures 1. Depress clutch 2. Open throttle 3. Turn switch to ON position http://www.four-h.purdue.edu/tractor/pictures/116b.jpg http://www.four-h.purdue.edu/tractor/pictures/116b.jpg
  • 11. Starting Procedures 1. Depress clutch 2. Open throttle 3. Turn switch to ON position 4. Check indicator lights http://www.sweettractors.com/kioti%20tractors/Kioti%20LB1914.html
  • 12. Starting Procedures 1. Depress clutch 2. Open throttle 3. Turn switch to ON position 4. Check indicator lights 5. Turn switch to START position www.kountrylife.com/ content/vin15.htm www.kountrylife.com/ content/vin15.htm
  • 13. Starting Procedures NEVER START OR RUN A TRACTOR IN A POORLY VENTILATED BUILDING
  • 14. Gasoline Engines • Not as common in modern agriculture • Choking • Problems with excessive choking www.ebay.com
  • 15. Diesel Engines • Most widely used • Different ignition system • Importance of warming-up • Glow plugs www.freefoto.com • Starting Fluid use
  • 16. LPG Engines (Liquid Propane Gas) • Similar starting to gasoline engines • Vapor starting system • Starting procedure Danger of opening vapor valve too quickly Antique Tractors, Etc. • After Warm-Up
  • 17. Starting Problems • Maximum Crank Time • Problems • Ignition • Fuel System Check your operator’s manual for more troubleshooting information
  • 18. Engine Warm-Up • Proper Warm-Up • Operator’s Manual • Suggested Methods
  • 19. Stopping the Engine • Problems created from stopping incorrectly • Specific recommendations vs. general procedures • Shut off engine (different depending on type of engine)
  • 20. Points to Remember • The length of useful engine life is affected by starting and stopping procedures • Warm-up is important! • Use common sense!