Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions About Kubota Tractors

Trust Mission Valley Kubota for Tractor Sales and Support

At Mission Valley Kubota Tractor & Equipment, we dedicate ourselves to helping customers find and operate the right piece of Kubota equipment for their next project. Our team members understand exactly how they work and will assist whenever there are questions with the operation, maintenance, or direction for the project. Many will also have questions before coming in to purchase or rent. To help the process go much quicker, we have provided answers below to the most frequently asked questions we receive from customers. If you have further questions not answered below, please feel free to visit our shop or call in to speak with a representative. We can’t wait to get you on a Kubota tractor to complete those DIY or commercial projects in San Jose, CA.

How Do I Know Which Kubota Tractor Is Right for Me?

Finding a Kubota tractor to suit your needs can be difficult. Rely on the experts at Mission Valley Kubota Tractor & Equipment to help get you the right one today. Speak with us about your project, needs, and wants. We can then help you choose a tractor to rent or help you purchase a new or used model from our wide inventory. You can give us a call or reach out through email to get the answers you need before coming to our San Jose, CA showroom.

Do You Provide Training On How to Use Kubota Tractors?

The Mission Valley Kubota Tractor & Equipment team wants you to stay safe once you purchase or rent from us. We will help you learn how to safely operate the equipment and maintain them throughout your use. Please review the Kubota safety section for important information. You’re welcome to contact us as well if there are questions after leaving the shop and using your tractor.

Can I Shop for a Kubota Tractor Online?

You may not be able to purchase Kubota tractors online, but you can certainly shop for them! You can also read up on our entire inventory of tractors, mowers, construction, and utility vehicles to find the right one before coming into the shop. We have several used and new tractor options and rentals if you only need one for the weekend. If you have further questions on these models or need help deciding which one is right for you, please give us a call or stop in for the answers you need. Our team has studied these models extensively and know them like the back of their hands.

Do Kubota Tractors Run on Diesel or Unleaded Gas?

Kubota tractors are committed to observing the emissions standards and providing customers with the power necessary to get the job done. Each tractor model is equipped with a diesel engine to provide customers with an efficient piece of equipment. These tractors also reduce your carbon footprint while you get your project accomplished.

Is Mission Valley Kubota Tractor & Equipment an Authorized Kubota Dealer?

Mission Valley Kubota Tractor & Equipment is an authorized dealer of all Kubota equipment. We believe in the power, efficiency, and effectiveness of their tractors and equipment. Our team has become a more reliable resource for rugged and tough farming tractors, equipment, and so much more. You can purchase or rent new or used with peace of mind when you work with our team. Trust us to have the training and knowledge to get you onto the right tractor today.

Are There Warranties Available With Purchase or Rental?  

Each brand-new Kubota tractor comes with a standard warranty, but you can purchase other options for even further protection. The Orange Protection Program grants you one to two more years of worry-free protection on top of the length of your model’s standard option. Our team of experts handles all necessary maintenance or repairs. They work quickly to get your tractor back to performing at its highest quality. For more information on your warranty or other options, please head over to the Kubota website.

Where Can I Find the Serial Number on My Kubota Tractor?

The Mission Valley Kubota Tractor & Equipment team will be happy to show you everything on your recent Kubota tractor purchase. If you forget something like your serial number, we’d be delighted to help you over the phone to locate it. We have also listed the description for finding them:

  • B Series: On the right-hand side of the front axle
  • BX Series: Above right-hand side of the front wheel on the frame rail
  • L Series: On the left-hand side of the front axle or under the seat
  • Grand L Series: On the left-hand side of the front axle or right-hand side of the transmission case
  • M Series: Generally located on the left-hand side of the frame below the engine, below the factory tag

What is a “Gray Market” Tractor?

The “gray market” is a term used for tractors initially sold in Japan but imported to the United States. This equipment was not originally designed for sale in the country. Entities independent of Kubota and without Kubota’s authorization created and manufactured these tractors for the Japanese market and imported them here. Learn more on Kubota’s official site or talk to one of our specialists today. We can ensure all of our models are completely legitimate.

Does Mission Valley Kubota Tractor & Equipment Offer Maintenance?

Our expert team of professional technicians can service any Kubota tractor or other equipment. They have extensively trained on these models to ensure whatever is ailing your model will get fixed swiftly. We equip our staff with industry-leading tools to make repairs go as smoothly as possible so that you can get back to work. Below are the maintenance services you can count on when your Kubota vehicle is acting up:

  • Test all hydraulic and electronic systems
  • Perform any necessary repairs
  • Evaluate the condition of your fleet
  • Troubleshoot performance issues
  • Find and repair fluid leaks
  • Replenish fluid levels

Can I Order Parts Through Mission Valley Kubota Tractor & Equipment?

Tractors and other construction vehicles will inevitably require part replacements. Count on Mission Valley Kubota Tractor & Equipment to have these replacements available when you need them most. We can even special-order parts if we do not have them in stock. We work in conjunction with the industry’s best companies to ensure you get high-quality parts. You can also rely on us to use these same parts when performing these services for you. Below are some of the most common parts we carry from companies such as Kubota, Echo, Land Pride, and Arrowhead:

  • Batteries
  • Blades
  • Belts
  • Filters
  • Carburetors
  • Chains
  • Blower Parts
  • Trimmer Parts
  • Bushings
  • Seal Kits
  • Tie Rods
  • And Much More!

How Often Should I Have My Kubota Tractor Serviced for Maintenance?

Even though Kubota is a high-quality brand, their tractors, and other equipment will need  preventative maintenance is crucial to your tractor’s survival. We suggest bringing it in twice a year for regular checkups. Our team can discover small issues by having us perform these inspections before they become hefty and expensive. You can also get a better sense of its performance and when it may be time to start thinking of getting a replacement. We will help you keep your tractor running for as long as possible.

Should I Buy a New or Used Kubota Tractor?

This all depends on your needs and wants from your tractor. Kubota is known across the industry for building rugged, reliable, and long-lasting tractors, so even if you did purchase a used one, you could count on it for years to come. Our team puts them through an inspection before listing them for sale to ensure they will perform after purchasing.

What Other Brands Does Mission Valley Kubota Tractor & Equipment Offer?

Kubota is an industry leader in building tractors and other construction equipment, but they aren’t the only brand we offer at Mission Valley Kubota Tractor & Equipment. You can count on different great makes and models in our used and new inventory. We train our staff on these other options to be your full-service team in San Jose, CA. The following brands are sold and serviced by our staff:

Reach Out to the Mission Valley Kubota Staff for More Info

These questions are the most common we see from our customers, but we understand there are more you may have. Feel free to reach out to our staff either over the phone or by visiting our San Jose, CA showroom. You can also use our Contact Us form if there are questions about equipment or servicing your tractor. For years, Mission Valley Kubota Tractor & Equipment has been the go-to team for all tractor services and sales.