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Kubota L260 Maintenance

The Kubota L260 is a 2WD compact utility tractor. This model was manufactured from 1970 to 1976. The Kubota L260 tractor is equipped with Kubota Z1300 vertical 4-stroke 2-cylinder diesel engine.

A 77.7 cubic inches (1.3 L) engine has a cylinder bore of 3.57" (90 mm), piston stroke of 3.97" (100 mm), rated power of 26 hp (19.4 kW), and maximum torque of 79.7 hp (58.8 lb-ft) at 1600 rpm. The mechanical transmission includes a dry single-plate clutch and sliding mesh gearbox with 8 forward and 2 revers gears.

Max. forward speed - 8.8 mph (14.1 km/h), maximum reverse speed - 5.6 mph (9 km/h). The open center hydraulic system used a gear pump with a flow of 2.9 gallons per minute (10.7 liters per minute). The hydraulic system pressure is 138 bar (1990 psi). The Kubota L260 was equipped with a manual steering system, differential mechanical expanding shoe brakes, 5.00x15 front tires, and 11.2x24 rear tires. The wheel base is 59" (1490 mm).

Refill Capacities
Engine oil capacity, gal (L) 1.25 (4.8)
Engine coolant capacity, gal (L) 1.8 (6.8)
Transmission fluid capacity, gal (L) 4.5 (17.1)
Hydraulic fluid capacity, gal (L) 1.6 (6.0)
Steering oil capacity, qts (L) 0.32 (0.30)

Recommended Oil and Fluid
Engine oil type SAE 20, SAE 30, SAE 10W, 10W-30. API Service category DS, DM
Engine coolant type Kubota Antifreeze/Coolant
Transmission fluid type Kubota UDT, SAE 80, SAE 80W-90 Gear lube
Hydraulic fluid type 140 Turbine Oil or equivalent
Steering oil type SAE 80, SAE 80W-90 Gear lube

Service Intervals
Check hydraulic and transmission fluid level Every 50 hours
Lubricate axle hub bearings Every 50 hours
Check battery and clean terminals Every 50 hours
Change engine oil Every 75 hours
Change engine air cleaner oil Every 100 hours
Clean engine fuel filter Every 100 hours
Inspect and adjust fan belt Every 100 hours
Check steering oil level Every 100 hours
Replace engine oil filter Every 150 hours
Replace hydraulic oil filter Every 300 hours
Change hydraulic fluid Every 300 hours
Change transmission fluid Every 300 hours
Change steering oil Every 300 hours
Check and adjust engine idling Every 300 hours
Adjust parking and service brakes Every 300 hours
Change engine fuel filter element Every 400 hours
Clean radiator fins Every 400 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
Engine fuel filter part number 70000-14630 (Element)
Hydraulic oil filter part number 32210-37710
Hydraulic oil filter gasket part number 32210-37722
Drive belt part number 15601-97010



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