1. Always park machine on level ground, set
LUBRICATION DIAGRAM with proper lubricant
parking brake and lower blade unless otherwise
Before servicing machine, always wipe dirt and
cleanliness is essential. Always place parts in order
foreign material from grease fittings.
of disassembly for easier assembly.
gaskets and O ring seals when reassembling.
3. Always disconnect the batteries during
service operations. NEVER weld on the ma- chine
with batteries connected.
4. When welding on the machine, always
ground on the same component (e.g. front frame,
wheel) as you are welding on.
Grounding through bearings will damage them.
5. If service operation requires the batteries to
be connected, remove the key from the start switch.
If engine running is a requirement, block the wheels
Center Joint Lubrication
and connect safety links.
CLEAN DEBRIS FROM BELLY PANS AND AXLES
to prevent damage to drive train.
INSPECT ALL MOUNTED PARTS for looseness or
CHECK FOR LOOSE NUTS AND BOLTS.
Mounting bolts, especially on such components as
engine, transmission, pump, steering gear and
drive shafts will occasionally work loose and may
cause unnecessary wear or even structural damage.
Replace damaged or missing fasteners and tighten
Safely Links Installed
STEAM CLEAN MACHINE every 400 hours or
6. The terms "right", "left", "front" and "rear"
periodically as required. Dirt accumulation may
when referring to a machine component are
become detrimental to machine operation. Protect
determined by sitting in the operator's seat and
alternator and starter motor by covering them before
facing toward front of machine.
steam cleaning. Steam is recommended as the most
7. Refer to corresponding parts section for parts
effective method but If unavailable, use a spray of
breakdown and assembly sequence.
mineral spirits or similar solvent which is non-harmful
to hoses or exposed electrical harnesses.
GENERAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
VISUAL CHECK FOR LEAKS in hoses, cylinders,
INSPECT FRAME AND DOZER WELDMENTS for
tanks etc., should be made daily. Unexplained leaks
cracks or noticeable damage. Structural damage
or spills must be carefully Investigated and
should be repaired immediately to prevent further
Also inspect general machine for
Note: For further maintenance instructions, peculiar
to a machine component, refer to component In
applicable service section.