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Spring Maintenance for Sprayers

May 22, 2020

Your sprayer is vital in ensuring a successful planting season. That is why you need to keep your sprayer running at its HY-est CAPACITY. Dust kicked up when using your sprayer may cause more damage than you think. This damage can cause larger problems down the road that can put your perfect planting season on hold. Luckily, we created this parts checklist to help guide you through your sprayer maintenance.

Dusty and dry fields can cause great damage to your sprayer parts. The most affected parts include Alternators and Filters.

Filters work hard at filtering sediment, and in dry conditions, the volume of dusty contaminants can overwhelm the Filter. If your Filter is clogged and dirty, it will not perform at its optimum capacity.

Avoiding the cleaning/replacement of Filters can cause engine performance problems down the road, which can lead to a huge headache if they interrupt your already small window of time to get spraying done.

We recommend checking the Cabin Air Filter and the Engine Air Filter monthly. Make sure to clean or replace dirty Filters.

If you need to replace your filters, here are some we would recommend:

Spin-On Hydraulic Filter (BBT8308-MPG)

Fits Ag-Chem RoGator Sprayers

Element Cabin Air Filter (BPA5281)

Fits John Deere 4000 Series Sprayers

Spin-On Hydraulic Filter (BBT8501-MPG)

Fits John Deere 6000 Series Sprayers

Radial Seal Outer Air Filter (BRS3517)

Fits Case IH Patriot Sprayers

Radial Seal Inner Air Filter (BRS3717)

Fits Case IH Patriot Sprayers

Element Outer Air Filter (BLL2418-FN)

Fits SpraCoupe 3430, 3440, 3630, 3640, 440 & 4640 Sprayers

Much like Filters, Alternators need to be regularly checked for damage caused by dry and dusty sediment. Make sure to inspect your Alternator regularly to prevent premature problems. Belt tension either “too tight” or “too loose” can cause charging issues, as well as corrosion, damaged wires, and loose connections.

Naturally, your alternator will wear out over time. Preventative maintenance is the best way to ensure a long life for your alternator. That is why it is important to check for dirt and other contaminants that have made their way into the engine. This can cause damage to electrical connections and internal components.

If you need to replace your Alternators, here are some we would recommend:

Aftermarket Bosch, 200 Amp (HR210793A)

Fits John Deere 4730 4830, 4930 & 4940 Sprayers

Aftermarket Iskra/MAHLE, 175 Amp (HF87645567)

Fits Case IH Patriot Sprayers

Aftermarket Bosch, 135 Amp (125849)

Fits Case IH Titan Sprayers

Aftermarket Bosch, 120 Amp (8BN303170)

Fits Case IH Patriot Sprayers

Aftermarket Bosch, 95 Amp (HA187623)

Fits John Deere 6000 Series Sprayers + Apache Sprayers

Aftermarket Delco Remy, 105 Amp (79009642NHD)

Fits SpraCoupe 3430, 3440, 3630 & 3640 Sprayers

Operating at top efficiency can be as simple as updating your sprayer’s lights or seats!

Hy-Capacity has a great line of sprayer lights that drastically improve the performance of your sprayer. These include our ultra-bright LEDs and our Blue Sprayer Lights, both of which make spraying your crops at night a breeze.

Hi-Lo Beam Corner Headlamp Kit, 8000 Lumens (HA87309031 KIT)

Fits Case IH Patriot Sprayers

Flood Beam Front Cab Lamp, 4200 Lumens (HR159333 KIT)

Fits Ag-Chem RoGator Sprayers

Rotating & Strobe/Flashing Warning Beacon, 16W (8302102)

Works on All Makes & Models

Center Headlamp, Flood/Spot Combo, 9000 Lumens (HA232454)

Fits Case IH Patriot & Titan Sprayers

Flood Beam Steering & Boom Lamp, 3375 Lumens (HR292618)

Fits Hagie Sprayers

JW Speaker Flood Beam Hood Lamp, 2450 Lumens (8302240)

Works on All Makes & Models

Our Blue Sprayer Lights are the latest innovation that you need to make your spraying more successful. Easily see your spray patterns at night. See it in action here!

Stay comfortable in your sprayer with Sears and Grammar seats from Hy-Cap. There is nothing worse than putting in hours of work while sitting in an outdated, uncomfortable seat. Luckily, this is an easy fix. Scale up your comfort by ordering a Hy-Capacity seat.

Sears Mid Back Seat, Gray Fabric w/ Air Suspension (S1999934)

Fits Case IH Patriot & Titan Sprayers + Hagie Sprayers

Grammer Mid Back Seat, Black & Gray Fabric w/ Mechanical Suspension (S8301528)

Fits Case IH Patriot, Hagie Sprayers & John Deere 4000 Series Sprayers

Grammer Mid Back Seat, Black & Gray Fabric w/ Air Suspension (S8301453)

Fits Hagie Sprayers & Case IH Patriot Sprayers

Don’t forget to bring along a buddy as you work with our Sidekick Seats for John Deere sprayers. Time spent in your sprayer can be boring if you are alone. Bring along a friend and have them ride in the comfort of one of our Sidekick Seats!

Brown Fabric Sidekick Seat (SR192707)

Fits Sprayers w/ Field Office: 4720, 4730, 4830, 4920, 4930, 4940

Brown Fabric Sidekick Seat (SR192708)

Fits Sprayers w/ Passenger Seat or Cup Holder Fender: 4720, 4730, 4830, 4930, 4940

Dark Brown Fabric Sidekick Seat (SR830513)

Fits 4700, 4710, 4720, 4730

Thanks for reading!

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