1. Ensure that the tractor has sufficient fuel, oil and coolant, and check for any other liquids or fluids that may need topping up.
2. Check the battery cables for corrosion and tighten any loose connections.
3. Make sure all hoses, belts and connections are secure, and look for signs of wear or damage that may need to be replaced.
4. Replace any dirty or clogged air filters, fuel filters and spark plugs.
5. Lubricate all moving parts to ensure they operate smoothly.
6. Check the wiring and electrical connections, and ensure all lights, switches, gauges and other components are in working order.
7. Check the starter, alternator, and other electrical components and make sure they are functioning properly.
8. Inspect the tractor’s brakes, axle and transmission and determine whether maintenance or repairs are needed.
9. If you encounter any major problems with the engine, do not attempt to fix it yourself. Have a certified mechanic or technician diagnose and repair the issue.