SERVICE ITEMS AND PROCEDURES (Continued)
EVERY 500 SERVICE METER UNITS OR 3 MONTHS
Check inlet and exhaust valve lash. (See
See valve lash setting, Pg. 10
Change oil in flywheel clutch housing.
Drain and refill. Refill capacity 1 qt. (1 Itr.)
CD or CC
EVERY 1000 SERVICE METER UNITS OR 6 MONTHS
Check safety shutoff operation.
Check by authorized personnel only.
Drain water and sediment from fuel tank.
Clean primary fuel filter element (if equipped).
EVERY 2000 SERVICE METER UNITS OR 1 YEAR
Change final fuel filters.
Change more often if loss of power
Oil period can be extended to 200 hours when CD type oil is used.
Normal change interval when fuel sulphur is 0.4% or less.
When sulphur content is 0.4% to 1.0% reduce oil change interval one-half.
When sulphur content is above 1% reduce oil change to one-fourth the normal interval.
Regardless of hours, change oil and filters every six months.
More often in dusty conditions. If after servicing the air cleaner, the exhaust smoke and/or loss of power
continues, discard that element and install a new element at least once a year.
Check valve lash after the first 80100 hours of operation and then at least every 6 months regardless of
FUEL: Use only distillate fuels (ASTM No. 1 or No. 2 Fuel Oil, or No. 1D or No. 2D Diesel Fuel Oil are
examples) with a minimum cetane number of 40. Heavier oil is generally preferable because of its
CD: Use oils which meet Engine Service Classification CD, or MIL-L-2104C, in Caterpillar diesel engine
CC: Use oils which meet Engine Service Classification CC, MIL-L-2104B or MIL-L-46152 in these Diesel
MPGM: Use Multipurpose-type Grease which contains both 3 to 5% molybdenum disulfide conforming to MIL-L-
7866, and a suitable corrosion inhibitor. NLGI No. 2 Grade is suitable for most temperatures NLGI No.
1 or No. 0 are suitable for extremely low temperatures.
BATTERY: Use either distilled water; or, odorless, tasteless drinking water. Do not use mineral water, water con-
WATER taining iron, salt water or softened water.
ENGINE: Use clean water that is low in scale forming minerals not softened water. When the temperature is below
COOLANT 320F (0°C), a sufficient amount of permanent type anti-freeze must be added to adequately protect
your engine against freezing. Adding Caterpillar Coolant System Conditioner is recommended if
protection is for temperatures above -20°F (-29°C).