Axle Vents

Vented Dipstick Series

Introducing the VDS from Otis Innovation, distributed by BoltOnHooks LLC. Our vented dipstick developed for MFWD front ends allow axle housings to breathe bi-directionally, preventing over-pressurization and vacuum scenarios caused by factory sealed housings or one-way relief valves made by other manufacturers including the OEM option. Order yours today and keep your tractor breathing!

Features:

  • Provides protection from axle housing pressurization/vacuum, preventing potential hub seal failure, oil leaks, costly repairs and down time.
  • Precision machined aluminum dipstick and fittings replace OEM components
  • High-mounted, inverted vent and enclosed filtration system offer maximum protection from water, dust and debris
  • Extruded dipstick boss allows for tool-less removal or accepts ¾” (19mm) wrench
  • Beaded hose adapter allows for quick removal of vent hose for oil level checks
  • Hose length from 2” to 42” depending on tractor model and/or user preference
  • No moving parts
  • O-rings, tubing, installation hardware and photo instructions included
  • Designed and made in USA

Kit Includes:

  • Replacement machined aluminum dipstick with appropriate level indicator
  • Tygon A-60-G vent tubing
  • Precision machined hose adapter and vent assembly
  • All associated o-rings
  • Dust filter
  • Cable Ties
  • Adhesive-back cable tie mounts and screws for additional versatility
  • Spring clamps
  • Photo instructions

Fitment:

VDS-JD-3 – Replaces John Deere factory dipstick AM127176 for use in the following tractors:*

3120

3720

4210

2036R

3033R

3039R

4044R

4052M HD

3203

4105

4300

2038R

3036E

3045R

4049M

4052R

3320

4120

4320

3025E

3038E

3046R

4049R

4066M HD

3520

4200

2032R**

3032E

3038R

4044M

4052M

4066R

* May fit others.  Consult John Deere Parts Catalog (www.partscatalog.deere.com) to verify your tractor’s factory dipstick model number.

** Late model GEN2 only.  Verify your tractor’s VIN and cross-reference with factory dipstick part number at partscatalog.deere.com.

VDS-JD-3

Vented Dipstick Series VDS-JD-3

Fits many John Deere 3 and 4 series (and limited 2-series), see product description page for fitment charts.

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