Post Harvest Annual Check

Maintain the performance of your equipment

With the CLAAS post-harvest or annual inspection, the early stages of wear can be determined and concealed damage detected.

Post Harvest Annual Check

Maintain the performance of your equipment

With the CLAAS post-harvest or annual inspection, the early stages of wear can be determined and concealed damage detected.

The benefits of the CLAAS after-check at a glance:

Because "after the harvest is before the harvest", we offer the CLAAS post-harvest check service as a detailed analysis of the technical condition of your machine immediately at the end of the harvest season. Now that the harvest is in, it's time to start preparing for the next one. Contact your participating sales partner today to book a date for a CLAAS ORIGINAL post-harvest check.

1. Operational reliability into the next season.

You have your machine inspected and maintained by a CLAAS Dealer who meets the high standards set by CLAAS. In addition, the brand's many years of experience of harvest operations around the world form the basis for optimal maintenance of your machine.

2. Retention of machine value – documented and assured.

You entrust the regular care and maintenance of your machine to your CLAAS Dealer who ensures it is kept in optimal condition. This is documented in the digital service booklet which substantiates the value of your machine in the event of resale.

3. More time for you to do what matters most.

The specialists take care of your machine to allow you to focus your time where it needs to be: running your business.

4. Cost benefits – clearly on your side.

Secure attractive winter offers, especially when your machine is checked and maintained by your CLAAS Dealer out of season.

The CLAAS post-harvest check process:

The principle goal of the CLAAS post-harvest check is to fully inspect the technical condition of the machine immediately at the end of harvest in order to remedy any needed repairs and routine maintenance intervals so your machine back to peak operational condition before it’s time to go back into the field. Your CLAAS dealer will work with your schedule during the off-season so that no time is lost when it’s needed most – during harvest!

The post-harvest check analyzes your machine based on a list of specific check items.

  • Detailed inspection of machine components
    1. Whole machine
    2. Engine
    3. Chassis
    4. Transmission / clutch / drive shafts
    5. Brake
    6. Steering
    7. Lift device
    8. Hydraulics
    9. Cab
    10. Attachment parts/machine body
    11. Basic maintenance
    12. Electrics/electronics
    13. Hitching
    14. Drive systems
    15. ...

    Note that points vary according to machine type.

Checking and diagnosis

By entering the vehicle number in the "Inspection Pilot" digital application, CLAAS Dealer technicians have the precise machine configuration at their fingertips, as well as a specific list of check items, so that all the relevant points are indicated and undergo diagnostic analysis during the post-harvest check.

Digital documentation

The results of the post-harvest check are recorded with just a few clicks by the service technician. Any weak points, defects or wear can be documented easily in photographs. Potential corrective measures are suggested at this stage. You also receive this individual diagnosis of the condition of your machine in digital form.

Expert advice

With many years of experience and access to an international data pool, the service specialist assesses the inspection report in accordance with your operating conditions and develops a recommended course of action for you.

Cost estimate

Based on the diagnosis of the condition of the machine and the recommended course of action, you now have a comprehensive overview to prepare your machine optimally for the coming season. Following consultation with your CLAAS Dealer, you receive an individual offer with early, out-of-season cost benefits.

Acceptance of order

The post-harvest check makes it possible for you to have necessary service work performed on your machine rapidly. Your machine is ready for the next harvest.