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Kubota L245 Maintenance

The Kubota L245 is a L-series compact utility tractor. This model was manufactured from 1976 to 1985. The L245 tractor is equipped with Kubota D1101-A vertical 4-cycle 3-cylinder liquid-cooled diesel engine rated at 25 hp (18.6 kW) and 68.3 cubic inches (1.12 L) displacement.

The transmission consists of a dry plate clutch and gearbox with 8 forward and 2 reverse gears. Max. forward speed - 11.9 mph (19.1 km/h), maximum reverse speed - 5.8 mph (9.3 km/h). The open center hydraulic system used a gear pump with flow rate of 3.7 gpm (14 lpm).

The hydraulic pressure is 2000 psi (138 bar). The 4-wheel drive L245DT tractors are equipped with 5.00x15 front tyres and 11.2x28 rear tyres. The 5.00x15 front tyres and 11.2x24 rear tyres fit two wheel drive models. The wheelbase is 63 inches (1600 mm) for 2WD models and 61.2 inches (1550 mm) for 4WD models. The L245 and L245DT tractors are compatible with a Kubota L1200 front end loader.

Refill Capacities
Engine oil capacity, gal (L) 1.4 (6.1)
Engine coolant capacity, gal (L) 1.8 (6.6)
Hydraulic/transmission fluid capacity (2WD), gal (L) 5.8 (22.0)
Hydraulic/transmission fluid capacity (4WD), gal (L) 6.1 (23.0)
Front axle oil capacity, qts (L) 2.0 (1.9)
Steering oil capacity, qts (L) 0.32 (0.30)

Recommended Oil and Fluid
Engine oil type SAE 30, SAE 10W, 10W-30, 10W-40. API Service category CC, CD
Engine coolant type Kubota Antifreeze/Coolant
Hydraulic/transmission fluid type Kubota UDT or Kubota Super UDT
Front axle oil type SAE 80, SAE 80W-90 Gear lube

Service Intervals
Check hydraulic/transmission fluid level Every 50 hours
Check front axle oil level Every 50 hours
Lubricate axle hub bearings Every 50 hours
Change engine oil Every 75 hours
Clean engine air filter element Every 100 hours
Clean engine fuel filter Every 100 hours
Check battery and clean terminals Every 100 hours
Replace engine oil filter Every 150 hours
Check steering oil level Every 150 hours
Inspect and adjust fan belt Every 200 hours
Adjust parking and service brakes Every 200 hours
Replace hydraulic/transmission oil filter Every 300 hours
Change hydraulic/transmission fluid Every 300 hours
Change front axle oil Every 300 hours
Check and adjust engine idling Every 300 hours
Change engine fuel filter element Every 400 hours
Clean radiator fins Every 400 hours
Replace engine air filter element Every 600 hours
Check and adjust valve clearance Every 600 hours
Flush cooling system and add new coolant Every 1000 hours

Replacement Parts
Engine oil filter part number 15213-32090, 70000-32431
Engine fuel filter part number 15221-43080
Engine air filter part number 70000-11221, 15222-11222
Hydraulic/transmission oil filter part number 34150-37710
Hydraulic filter gasket part number 04811-10320
Drive belt part number 15321-72530



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