This Operation Guide contains operation instructions, and lubrication and
maintenance information. Application of this information should maximize
performance and life of the engine; and minimize the costs of engine operation.
Caterpillar engines are found in many applications.
illustrations in this Guide are typical and may not be of your specific engine or
Familiarize yourself with the components installed on your engine as
described in the instructions. Some components described in the instructions
may not be on your engine or installation.
Continuing improvement and advancement of product design may cause
changes to your engine which may not be included in this publication. Each
publication is reviewed and revised, as required, to update and include these
changes in later editions.
Whenever a question arises regarding your Caterpillar product, or this
publication, please consult your Caterpillar dealer for the latest available
The services of authorized Caterpillar dealers are recommended. Your
dealer is staffed with trained personnel who are equipped with proper tools,
necessary Caterpillar parts, and are trained in the latest service procedures.