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Might be a silly question but how do you know that the new Claas Auto greasing system is working?
 

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I'm with you on this, it certainly would be counter productive if it's not greasing when it should, mind you anyone I talk to with auto greasers absolutely love them and don't seem to have issues
 

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Is this a Lincoln or the Claas greaser?
Can't remember on the Lincoln but the Claas greaser will have an icon in the bottom left corner of CEBIS display when it's greasing, looks like a little grease gun.
 

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Always wondered if there is a provision for unequal pressure required between different grease points. Also when greasing with a hand gun one point gets 3 shots and the next gets 10 shots. How does auto grease deal with those differences?
 

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There is so little to grease on a lexion. I am wondering why a person would spend the money for it and then have the worry if it was working right. I saw a Lexion last fall that burn up the side of the machine because the auto greaser did not grease the bearing.
 

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On new monitor there is a grease gun that shows up when it is greasing. Also check the level in the canister every morning, making sure it is dropping.
Great option, huge time saver. Cost more than came back at trade in time.
 

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Hey , there are different piston diameter, which are pumping the grease. That is how they get the right amount of grease to the greasing points. There is also a pressureswith in the system, which sends a alarm in case a line is plugged.
 

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My list of worries is dreasing by my declining fussiness level as I get older!

I am wondering why a person would spend the money for it and then have the worry if it was working right.
I don't really know what all happens to the fuel system on a diesel engine
these days when I turn the key, do you?
But I still turn the key.;)
Always wondered if there is a provision for unequal pressure required between different grease points. Also when greasing with a hand gun one point gets 3 shots and the next gets 10 shots. How does auto grease deal with those differences?
Often wondered that as well, then think, piss on it, whatever happens happens, hope for the best, put a little trust and faith in the people supplying this equipment.:)
 

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Greasing and blowing off the combine each day gives me the opportunity to visually check the machine for trouble. It is probably more important with a older machine. I also like to feel the bearings for heat.
 

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I use a heat gun all the time, very handy tool. I check bearing temps, exhaust manifold temps to troubleshoot,gearboxes,even grain samples. The price has really come down on them in the last few years.
 

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I use a heat gun all the time, very handy tool. I check bearing temps, exhaust manifold temps to troubleshoot,gearboxes,even grain samples. The price has really come down on them in the last few years.
X2.

Just because a little icon says it's greasing on the monitor doesn't mean it is. Glad to hear there are failsafe's but it is bound to give trouble eventually. Certainly no replacement for opening up the shields and looking things over while you grease, as noted by SouthernSK.;)

There isn't much for daily greasing, is there?
 

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its about like a oil injection pump on a 2 cycle.... you always hope it doesn't fail you and you worry about it but you still dump 2 cycle into the oil tank and fill your tank up with gas and run it how it is
 

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SWMan the only daily fittings are the rotor bearings. The rest are 50 or more hour fittings.
Easy then. Seems like we get a rain delay at least every 50 hrs....:rolleyes:

Thanks for the answer.;)
 

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If they run injectors that is how you set different measurements for different points...you can change the stroke length...not sure what provision on the claas system has for this?

OM construction gear anytime I got out I use to mark the clear Lincoln tank then check a bit later to see if it's gone down...with most grease points being 50 hours or greater these days, if you checked the canister daily you should pick up a faulty system before it does damage.

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