ERIC Number: ED279838
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Preventive Maintenance. FMO: Fundamentals of Machine Operation. Third Edition.
This text is intended to provide students with basic information on conducting preventive maintenance on agricultural machinery. The following topics are covered in the individual chapters: the importance of preventive maintenance and recommended service intervals; engine intake and exhaust systems (air cleaners, turbochargers, intake and exhaust valves, exhaust manifolds and mufflers, crankcase ventilation, and testing procedures); engine fuel systems (fuel selection, procedures for refueling machines, fuel systems, and engine governors); lubricating systems (operating and servicing lubrication systems and selecting engine oils); engine cooling systems; engine electrical systems; power trains; hydraulic systems; other components (operator's cabs, manual steering, steering axles and wheels, manual brakes, tires, grease fittings, belt and chain drives, gear drives, and lighting and accessories); tune-up and storage (engine tune-up, visual inspection, dynamometer tests, engine tune-up charts, and machine storage); and troubleshooting procedures. Concluding each chapter are a chapter summary and a set of self-test questions. Answers to the questions are also provided. (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Machinery, Auto Mechanics, Electrical Systems, Engines, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Fuels, Guidelines, Hydraulics, Kinetics, Postsecondary Education, Power Technology, Prevention, Safety, Secondary Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocational Education
John Deere Distribution Service Center, 1400 Third Avenue, Moline, IL 61265 (Order No. FMO-18102B: $14.70; 10 or more, $11.75).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: John Deere Co., Moline, IL.