RPT 523749.31 – INFORMATION FOR OPERATOR: Rear PTO Load Too High

RPT 523749.31 (RPT )

Code: 523749.31



This operator information code, RPT 523749.31, is generated when the rear PTO slip is too high. This can be caused by dirty hydraulic oil or a temporary high load on the PTO system.


When this error is detected, it indicates that the rear PTO is experiencing excessive load, which can impact its performance and potentially lead to damage if not addressed.


Check Hydraulic Oil:

  • Inspect the hydraulic oil for dirt and contamination.
  • Replace the hydraulic oil if it is found to be dirty or contaminated.

Monitor PTO Load:

  • Reduce the load on the rear PTO to prevent excessive slip.
  • Avoid operating the PTO under conditions that cause temporary high loads.

Inspect PTO Components:

  • Check the rear PTO and related components for signs of wear or damage.
  • Ensure that all parts are properly lubricated and in good working condition.

Perform Regular Maintenance:

  • Follow the manufacturer’s maintenance schedule for the PTO system.
  • Regularly inspect and maintain the hydraulic system and PTO components.


High PTO load and excessive slip can cause significant wear and potential damage to the PTO system. Regular maintenance and proper operation can prevent such issues.

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