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Up and Running features equipment-related tips and insight from Cenex fuels, lubricants and propane experts at CHS, the country’s largest farmer-owned cooperative. Our articles focus on improving machinery maintenance procedures, reducing repair costs, and increasing power and performance for all your vehicles and equipment. Learn more about how to keep your operation running efficiently at Cenex.com
By: Todd Monroe, CHS manager of traded lubricants
Equipment can be one of the largest investments farmers make on their operation. And with today’s lower grain prices and tighter budgets, many are considering used machinery as an alternative to buying new. However, the hours logged on a piece of machinery are not always a reliable indicator of the health of the engine. Be sure to pay extra attention to three considerations to help make a final decision and protect your equipment investment.
For help with specific equipment performance issues or to purchase an oil analysis kit, contact your local Cenex dealer or Cenex certified energy specialist. To learn more about the Cenex Total Protection Plan and Cenex products, visit www.cenex.com.
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