Missouri Bans “JD 303” Tractor Hydraulic Fluid

The Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) has barred the sale of tractor hydraulic fluid (THF) labeled as “John Deere 303” effectively immediately. The ban was announced by MDA’s Weights, Measures & Consumer Protection Division which called John Deere 303 fluids…

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Keeping Up with Motor Oil Technology

The American Petroleum Institute (API) recently released a new heavy-duty engine oil specification to replace API CJ-4. The new API CK-4 service category for diesel engine oil has been in development for about a decade and will deliver improved fuel…

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Oil Analysis Helps Prevent Equipment Downtime

Farmers, truckers and other users of heavy equipment can maximize the performance and reliability of their equipment through regular analysis of engine, hydraulic and transmission oils. Establishing an oil analysis regimen can help determine contamination levels, wear rates and the…