How does a less than 25-hour review constitute a "long-term"? Would think you would need more like 100-200 hours and 1 year of use. With new JDs breaking down at 72 hours from electrical issues, really need more basis for your review.
So, new John Deere tractors are breaking down at 72-hours from electrical issues? What factual basis does your statement come from? As for the subjectivity of long-term: We were the first publication to test tractors to even this extent. Cheers.
I am posting this information so that anyone researching a purchase of the 3038E can easily find this information. My JD 3038e wouldn't start. After no luck trouble shooting I contacted my local JD dealer. They trouble shooted and came to the same conclusion. They had to take it into the...
I will not buy a new tractor due to the electronics. I can work on the old ones. JD should have stepped up for the fellow in the link, but did not. I realize not all new tractors are bad, but who's to say how lucky you'll be in that lottery.