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John Deere equipment compatible with new technology

Friday, July 15, 2011

John Deere tractors have been an agricultural industry staple for many years due to their dependability and power.
John Deere tractors have been an agricultural industry staple for many years due to their dependability and power.

John Deere tractors have been an agricultural industry staple for many years due to their dependability and power. Recent modifications have added to the prestige of the brand, as many of the new models can be outfitted with the latest technology, according to KX Net Bismarck.

The new technology that is provided by JD Link operates like the famous On-Star system that many cars come equipped with. A wireless cellular communication device provides a way for farmers to monitor their equipment, the news source reported.

Information concerning the specific maintenance operations that need to be provided is given to the customer by the device, which also informs the dealer about the problems for the quickest possible solutions, according to KX Net.

Remote diagnostics can be performed throughout the operation of the vehicle, so that dealers can pinpoint the exact problem, if there is one. Along with the maintenance capabilities, the device provides real-time data about the tractor to the customer, reported the news source.

The device can be installed on all John Deere tractors that are 2009 models or newer. The 2000 series of personal vehicles may provide users with up to 34.1 horsepower, according to the company website. 

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