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Major combine maintenance is best done in the off-season instead of rushing a repair job in the middle of harvest. Replace worn belts and bearings before they fail completely and possibly cause a fire.
Check electrical wiring for wear. Check hoses and fittings for any indications of wear or leaks. Consider booking a combine inspection through your local dealer if you are not mechanically inclined enough to do your own complete inspection in the off-season.
Fire extinguishers are essential on combines and need to be checked and recharged on a regular basis. Make sure they are large enough for fighting a combine fire. (read more)