Kubota Economy Utility Tractor

Kubota L3400 : Specs, Parts, Attachments, Reviews

Kubota L3400

The Kubota L3400 was one of the leading compact utility tractors for a number of years, and was a key element in Kubota’s standard L-series of tractors.

The Kubota L3400  was first manufactured in 2004 and has proved highly popular as a tractor, as well as proving very versatile and adaptable as a loader and backhoe as well.

Kubota L3400 specs

The Kubota L3400 comes with three different options – as a two wheel drive gear tractor, as a four-wheel-drive gear tractorand as a four-wheel-drive Hydro tractor.

It had a 1.6 L three cylinder diesel engine, with a fuel capacity of 9 gallons, a hydraulic system containing just over 7 gallons, and a front axle that took just under 5 quarts.

It had a standard Kubota rear type 3 point each system, with a rear lift of just under 2000lbs. it had a live rear power takeoff system, an independent hydro rear PTO and an engine RPM 540.

The Kubota L3400 has a wheelbase of just over 60 inches and weighs approximately 2500/2600 lbs.

In addition to being neither a four-wheel-drive or a two wheel drive, it has a rare standard differential lock, power steering and a mechanical wet disc braking system.

It comes with a two post foldable ROPS, with an optional sunshade.

Kubota L3400 for sale – price

Given that the Kubota L3400 was such a popular tractorthere are a significant number of them available for sale in the second-hand market.

As a rough indicator as of June 2020 there is a 2005 Kubota L3400, with 708 hours on the clock for sale on tractorhouse for a price of US dollars 7900, another with 388 hours on the clock at US dollars 15,000.

There is one with 565 hours on clock for a sale price of US dollars 12,908, and a 2010 Kubota L3400DT with 160 hours on the clock for sale at US dollars 16,900.

Kubota L3400 attachments

The main attachments for the Kubota L3400 are often thought of as the loader and the backhoe, whilst others these are an integral part of the tractor itself. There are a wide range of other attachments available, most notably:

Construction attachments compact tractor root grapple

Compact tractor posthole digger

Heavy duty tractor post-gold digger

Receiver hitch – trailer mover

Three point hitch boom pole, rear mounted crane

Three point – 3F bale spear, a spear and a number

Three point hitch subsoiler for compact tractors

Three-point hitch garden bedder

Tractor fertiliser spreader

Extreme 48/60/72 inch culti packer

Kubota L3400 parts

Parts for the Kubota L3400 are always going to be needed, either for routine maintenance and servicing, or if the tractor has mechanical problems, either in or out of warranty.

If in warranty, then it is highly recommended that manufacturers parts always used, otherwise this could lead to problems and possibly voiding of warranty. This could apply to a manufacturer’s warranty or a dealership warranty.

If not in warranty, then there are many aftermarket parts suppliers available,  many of whom offer good reliable service at affordable prices.

Spare parts are normally required for the following systems :

Three point linkage/drawbar/hitch

Clutch/transmission

Cooling water system

Electrical system

Engine

Front axle/chassis

Front/rear tires

Fuel system

Hood/Bonnet

Hydraulic system

Rear axle/break

ROPS

Speed change shift fork/shift lever

Steering

Kubota L3400 review / problems

Being a relatively old tractor, there are numerous reviews and comments available online, which is the easiest way to get feedback about the Kubota L3400.

There will be many videos available YouTube and other video platforms, some of which will be by dealerships, and others by individual users.

All have a part to play and give you an overall view of the benefits and any problems of this particular tractor.

There are also many specific tractor forums available, some specific to Kubota, and others to tractors generally with specific sub forums for tractors such as this.

Kubota L3400 craigslist

Craigslist is a popular marketplace for a whole variety of different products including tractors. This market is likely to be populated by individuals selling things as opposed to dealerships, which some people will find attractive, and other people of putting

Buying a used tractor should be thought of in much the same way as buying a used auto. Look at the mileage, which may well have come round the clock a few times and therefore not be that relevan.

Also, as importantly, look at the wear and tear of the vehicle if there is a picture of it available, if not, ask for one. Perhaps the most important thing, is to find out what sort of work that has been used for, i.e. farming or construction or both or whatever, and what sort of land it has been used on.

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Kubota Dealer Guide

Finding a Kubota dealer is relatively easy, either through an Internet search or through a dealer locator on the main website. The real trick is to find a Kubota dealer who can give you what you want at the best possible price.

The Internet has changed the whole landscape of how to buy any type of Kubota tractor, generator,  mower or UTV. Most Kubota dealers will offer significant deals, both on the machinery itself, on parts and servicing, on credit and will hope to build a long-term relationship with the client.

Kubota Dealer

A Kubota dealer is a representative of the manufacturer, in this case, but is at the same time an independent business. This means that they are in competition with other Kubota dealers, both local to you and more far afield.

This means that when you have decided what type of Kubota tractor or other machinery you want to buy, you can approach several Kubota dealers independently of each other, either online or by phone, and obtain the best possible deal before even entering a showroom.

This is really significant because it puts you in a much stronger buying position than if you were simply to enter a Kubota showroom, or visit a Kubota dealership before having made any negotiating plays.

If you are willing to travel, then it is likely that you can widen your range of Kubota dealerships who are willing to negotiate with you. Some will even agree to shipping the tractor to your home location as part of a purchasing deal.

Kubota Dealer Near Me

Many people assume that it makes sense to go to the nearest Kubota dealer to where you live. When buying the tractor this is not necessarily the case, as outlined above.

It should be remembered that whereever the tractor is bought from, the servicing and maintenance and any repairs under a warranty can be done at the Kubota dealership nearest where you live.

They will be more than happy to establish some type of relationship with you, but as a way of obtaining business, and of building up long-term contracts.

Kubota Parts Dealer

A Kubota dealer will also be able to obtain manufacturers parts, which they should use a standard in any work they do on a tractor, either as part of a normal maintenance routine, or in the event of a breakdown or accident that the Kubota tractor may have been involved in.

If you wish to use aftermarket parts, this is something that should be discussed with the Kubota dealership as they may not be open to doing this. It is also worth checking if using aftermarket parts affect any warranty that may be in operation on the tractor.

Kubota Dealer Locator

Locating a dealer can be done either online, or through personal contact  or information. If done online, the easiest way is either through an Internet search, going to the main Kubota website, or through a personal recommendation on an Internet forum.

Internet forums may have died out in popularity to a degree, but they are a hugely popular and good resource for tractors.

If buying a used Kubota tractor, it is worth bearing in mind that many other dealerships are also likely to sell them, and a personal recommendation from someone on a forum may be a really good way of establishing contact.

Kubota Tractor Dealer

Any Kubota dealer is likely to offer a wide range of tractors, but may also have special offers on certain tractors that they either need to shift because of inventory problems, or which they are trying to sell because a new model is coming through.

Kubota Dealerships in certain areas of the country may also have strong links to certain types of tractor or agricultural machinery, which may well benefit you by way of advice and knowledge as to which is the best type of tractor to use in your particular situation.

Kubota Generator Dealer

Kubota make a number of generators that are widely used throughout industry and business, including hospitals and other types of care facilities. Buying or renting a generator can often be done through a number of different types of dealership, including Kubota dealers.

It is well worth doing a degree of research online to find out the best source of buying such a generator that is local to you, you can visit and inspect the generator, and where you can return it for regular servicing and maintenance,  or return it. if any manufacturing problems

 

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Kubota Compact Tractors : Specs, Parts, Attachments, Reviews

Kubota make a wide range of different size tractors and agricultural machines, and have an established reputation for their tractors being known as compact tractors.

The idea of a compact tractor was in many ways symbolised by Kubota owing to their need to produce powerful but small tractors for use in Japan, where Kubota originated as a company.

Kubota compact tractors can refer to their series of Kubota B tractors, Kubota BX tractors.

There are a number of important safety protocols to observe when operating any of the range of Kubota compact tractors, to do with the operation of the Kubota compact tractor itself as well as the awareness and behaviour of the operative of the tractor as well.

When operating a Kubota it is important to read the operator’s manual and the instructions concerning any attachments that might be used or fitted to Kubota compact tractor.

Kubota Compact Tractors

The operative of any Kubota compact tractor should make sure that their clothing is appropriate when driving or operating tractor. This is primarily that they should wear clothing that is well fitted and belted, such as a boiler suit or similar apparel.

The operative of a Kubota compact tractor should avoid wearing any loose clothing or ill fitting clothing. The reason for this is very simple.

Any operative of a Kubota compact tractor that is wearing inappropriate clothing could get it caught in the machinery of the Kubota compact tractor and risked serious or even fatal damage to themselves as an individual as well as potentially damaging the operation of the Kubota compact tractor unit they manage to avoid damaging themselves.

When operating a Kubota compact tractor it is also important to recognise the safety of the environment where the Kubota compact tractor is to be used.

This primarily means making sure that there are no children or pets or other animals in the vicinity at all. Children especially, can be very inquisitive, and there are a number of reported accidents occurring where children have simply wandered into the vicinity where a tractor is being used, and the operator has failed to see them and subsequently injured the children or other people.

It is also important when using a Kubota compact tractor to make sure that the land that the Kubota compact tractor is to be used on is as clear as possible from any type of rubbish or debris could injure a passerby, or cause damage to the Kubota compact tractor itself.

This is not always possible, but the ground should be cleared of things that can be seen such as wires, rocks, bottles, cans etc.