The Rationale and Dangers of DEF Tampering

If you’re looking, it’s not hard to find someone who’ll modify or remove the Diesel Exhaust Fluid (or DEF) emissions systems on your farm equipment. Given the open availability of this service, a farmer could be forgiven for believing that DEF modifications are legal....

Voided warranty exposes equipment owners to costly repairs

The first in a series of four blog posts on the risks and consequences of farm equipment chipping, from the Western Equipment Dealers Association. When someone offers to tune or chip the operating software on a piece of farm equipment, to the farmer, that offer might...

Oklahoma Right to Repair Bill Killed!

While the Oklahoma legislative session carries on, at least one battle for equipment dealers is over for this year. As we reported to you earlier in the session, a Right to Repair bill was introduced by Representative Tommy Hardin from Ardmore. With lots of engagement...

Update on Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Rule

As you are aware, the ELD rule comes into effect December 18, 2017, less than a week away. We have received many calls from dealers in recent weeks about what they are required to do under the rule, and the status of our association’s exemption application. Here is an...