Kinze 3500 Lift and Rotate Planter Rev. 7/14 User Manual
SEED METERING SYSTEM (EDGEVAC) TROUbLESHOOTING (CONTINUED)
Not planting seed.
Seed baffle (If Applicable) not
allowing seed flow due to seed
Thoroughly mix talc to coat all seeds. Re-
move seed baffle. See “Seed Meter” in Seed
Meter Operation/Maintenance section.
60 cell soybean disc not filling
properly due to excessive RPM.
Replace with 120 cell soybean disc.
High seed count.
Wrong transmission setting.
Change transmission to desired rate.
Adjust vacuum level to appropriate level.
Wrong seed disc.
Replace seed disc.
Singulator brush setting not
Adjust singulator brush.
Worn singulator brush.
Inspect brush and replace as required.
Seed leaking past wall brush.
Inspect wall brush condition and installation.
Replace as necessary.
Faulty vacuum gauge.
Check gauge line for dirt/obstruction. Repair/
replace vacuum gauge.
Poor seed spacing.
Obstruction in seed tube.
Clean seed tube.
Dirty/damaged seed disc.
Inspect seed disc for damage, foreign
material in orifices or seed treatment buildup
in recesses. Clean or replace as required.
Wrong vacuum setting.
Adjust vacuum to appropriate level.
Excess foreign material in seed.
Inspect and clean meter and seed discs. Use
clean, undamaged seed.
Incorrect singulator brush setting.
Adjust singulator brush to appropriate setting.
Inspect drive components for rust, misalign-
ment, worn or damaged parts.Replace/repair
Toolbar not level or wrong height.
Adjust hitch to level toolbar and row units.
Planting too fast for conditions.
Rough field conditions.
Irregular seed population.
Driving too fast.
Drive wheels slipping.
Reduce speed. Decrease row unit down
pressure spring settings.
Unable to achieve desired
Tractor hydraulic flow set too low.
Increase flow to fan motor.
Incorrect hydraulic connections.
Check all hydraulic connections and hose
Damaged fan components.
Inspect motor and impeller for wear/damage
and repair/replace as necessary.
Vacuum hose pinched/kinked/
Inspect air lines for any damage or
obstruction. Clean air lines and manifold by
removing end cap from manifold and running
fan at high speed.
Vacuum hose loose/
Inspect and reattach all air hoses.
Tractor not producing required
Have tractor serviced by qualified technician.
Dirt in vacuum gauge line.
Check gauge line for dirt/obstruction and