John Deere’s range of
versatile and performant Skid Steers are just as easy to maintain as they are
to operate, and if you are a DIY person, then they’ll fit right in with your
We look at 10 simple steps DIY steps that will ensure that
your A/C system on your John Deere E-series Skid Steer, or compact loader, is
operating as it should.
To check recirculation filters and cab fresh-air, you’ll
have to start with parking the machine on a level surface and then carrying out
the following steps;
Remove the knobs securing the guard behind the
Take out the guard
Gently remove the fresh-air filter and the
recirculation filter and inspect for debris or any damage
Clean or replace, however the case may demand
Replace the guard and then the knobs
And that’s it, you are good to go at that end, now to the
WARNING: before working on the engine, let the engine and
its components cool, to avoid injury, reduce risk of injury, and so you can be
able to touch them with your hands.
What you want to check here is the air-conditioner
condenser. It picks up dirt and debris during operation, and can also suffer
damage, or leaks. So, you proceed thus;
Park the machine on a level surface and let the
engine to cool
Remove attachments, if any
Hoist the boom and then lock it in that elevated
Take out the engine side panels
There is a pin on the right side of the machine,
it needs to be removed
Tilt the bracket away from the air-conditioner
CAUTION: be careful and delicate when tilting
the bracket, contact with the dust-unloader valve will most likely damage the
Swing the air-condenser conditioner away from
the machine in a downward motion.
Clean the air-conditioner alongside the radiator
fins with compressed air.
Put the air-conditioner condenser and bracket
back in place, and replace the pin.
Replace the engine side panels and engine cover,
then lower the boom.
There you have it, and your E-series Skid Steer, or compact loader is ready to go.