How many hours is considered high hours on a tractor? When is the threshold of too many hours before you should rule out buying a tractor? Is there any eas…
A “properly” ( and that’s a word we’re going to discuss in detail later) GAS powered tractor should make hours. A Diesel powered one, hours. I’m going to assume that you’re looking at the “Prosumer” end of the John Deere line.
HOW MANY TRACTOR HOURS IS TOO MANY HOURS
I think hours on many tractors as getting into an area where some engine work could be needed. Hydraulic pumps and clutches/HST’s maybe a bit sooner and injectors hours. However, as noted, expected repairs do depend on use.
A John Deere lawn tractor is built to give 500 hours with ease. Considering a maximum 1.5 hours of use every week, and 8 months a year, this would make a total of 48 hours a year; 50 for the sake of approximation. So a tractor should last well up till 500/50 = 10 years or more. Well-maintained tractors can deliver up to 1000 hours.
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How many hours does a tractor last?
They are good to run 12,000 to 15,000 hrs. At auction looking at anywhere from $43,000 to $60,000 ,with low hours. Farmers are an independent lot and due to a lot of them living in remote areas want tractors they can fix on site themselves. New tractors are complicated and require diagnostic tools a farmer can’t afford to have or use.
How often do you have to replace your tractor?
I know alot of the bigger farmers and ranchers around here have about a 3 year replacement policy on their tractors simply because they don’t want to bother or be hindered by the occasional mechanical breakdown. Those machines come on the market with appoximately 3000 hours on them and are usually well used but well maintained.
How many hours will a John Deere tractor make?
A “properly” ( and that’s a word we’re going to discuss in detail later) GAS powered tractor should make about 1,000 hours. A Diesel powered one, about 3,000 hours. I’m going to assume that you’re looking at the “Prosumer” end of the John Deere line. Well.. let’s just put it this way.. The effin bean counters got ahold of the John Deere brand. Yup…
How many hours should a lawn mower last?
If you are talking about the smaller horsepower mower, normal use and proper maintenance you should get 500 – 1000 hours. The larger lawn tractors should out last the mower deck could last as long as 2000 hours or more. Most lawn tractors lifespan is governed by the service it gets.