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
Caterpillar engines are found in many applications. Therefore, the
illustrations in this Guide are typical and may not be of your specific
engine or application.
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
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