RPT 001896.31 – INFORMATION FOR OPERATOR: Do Not Change Preselection of Rear PTO Speed Repeatedly

RPT 001896.31 (RPT 1896.31)

Code: 001896.31

Shortcode: 1896.31


This operator information code, RPT 001896.31, is generated when the preselection of rear PTO speed is changed repeatedly. Such frequent changes can cause operational issues or unnecessary wear on the PTO system.


This code serves as information for the operator and may indicate a potential issue with the operation or misuse of the rear PTO speed preselection.


Operator Training:

  • Educate the operator on the correct usage of the rear PTO speed preselection to avoid unnecessary changes.
  • Provide guidelines on how often and under what conditions the PTO speed should be adjusted.

Inspect PTO Speed Preselection Mechanism:

  • Check the PTO speed preselection mechanism for any signs of wear or malfunction.
  • Ensure the mechanism operates smoothly and is free from obstructions.

Verify Control Software Settings:

  • Ensure that the control software settings are correct and not overly sensitive to changes in PTO speed preselection.

Consult Technical Support:

  • If the issue persists despite correct operation, consult with technical support or the equipment manufacturer for further assistance.
  • Provide detailed logs of operator actions and any diagnostic reports to aid in troubleshooting.


Avoiding frequent changes to the PTO speed preselection can prolong the life of the PTO system and ensure smoother operation.

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