Tractor preparation and hookup, Tractor preparation and hookup -7 – Kinze 3500 Lift and Rotate Planter Rev. 7/14 User Manual
TRACTOR PREPARATION AND HOOKUP
Wipe hose ends to remove any dirt before connecting couplers to
tractor ports or contamination may cause equipment failure.
4. Connect hydraulic hoses to tractor ports in a sequence familiar and comfortable to the operator.
NOTE: If tractor is equipped with an adjustable flow outlet (SCV), set to full
flow position. For tractors not equipped with a method for finite adjustment
of hydraulic flow, Flow Control Needle Valve Kit G1K426 is available from
Kinze Repair Parts through your Kinze Dealer.
Pressurized hydraulic fluid can penetrate body tissue and result
in death, serious infection, or other injuries. Fluid injected under
skin must be IMMEDIATELY removed by a surgeon familiar with this
type of injury. Make sure connections are tight and hoses and
fittings are not damaged before applying system pressure. Leaks
can be invisible. Keep away from suspected leaks. Relieve pressure
before searching for leaks or performing any system maintenance.
NOTE: A 2-Point Hitch option is available for use with
Category 3N or 3 three-point hitch designs to convert planter
from drawn to semi-mounted. Safety chain is not used with
1. Adjust tractor drawbar 13 to 17 inches above ground. Adjust
drawbar so hitch pin hole is directly below center line of PTO
shaft. Make sure drawbar is in a stationary position.
2. Back tractor to planter and connect with a minimum ¾"
diameter hitch pin. Secure with a locking or cotter pin.
Drawbar and safety chain connection
G1K426 needle valve kit
NOTE: DO NOT install safety chain using clevis mounting hardware. Safety chain MUST be
3. Safety chain must be used to keep planter and tractor connected in case of a hitch pin/drawbar failure. Attach
safety chain at an unused clevis mounting hole on the planter hitch. Torque hardware to 840 ft-lb (1138.8 N-m).
EdgeVac fan motor hydraulic hoses and case drain must be installed
correctly. Motor can be damaged or equipment will not operate properly.
" hose from motor - Case Drain (CD - Orange or CD - Green)
¾" hose from motor - Return
½" hose to motor - Pressure