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MAINTENANCE INTERVALS

Operation and Maintenance
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SEBU7267
September 1999

Operation and
Maintenance
Manual
416C, 426C, 428C, 436C and 438C
Backhoe Loaders
5YN16590-Up (Machine)
7WN1100-Up (Machine)
8RN4990-Up (Machine)
9JN1050-Up (Machine)
9KN1400-Up (Machine)
1ER900-Up (Machine)
1GR950-Up (Machine)
1JR1150-Up (Machine)
1NR1050-Up (Machine)
1RR1100-Up (Machine)
1TR1850-Up (Machine)
1XR2250-Up (Machine)
1ZR1000-Up (Machine)
2BR1000-Up (Machine)
2CR19310-Up (Machine)
2DR3450-Up (Machine)

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Maintenance Section
Maintenance Interval Schedule

i01126021 Engine Oil Level - Check .................................... 208
Extendable Stick Pads - Inspect/Replace ........... 210
Maintenance Interval Schedule Fuel System Water Separator - Drain ................. 214
Hydraulic System Oil Level - Check .................... 220
SMCS Code: 7000 Kingpin Bearings (Front) - Lubricate ................... 220
Loader Bucket, Cylinder, and Linkage Bearings -
Note: All safety information, warnings, and Lubricate ........................................................... 221
instructions must be read and understood before Seat Belt - Inspect .............................................. 224
you perform any operation or any maintenance Secondary Steering Test .................................... 225
procedure. Stabilizer and Cylinder Bearings - Lubricate ....... 225
Swing Frame and Cylinder Bearings - Lubricate .. 226
Before each consecutive interval is performed, all Tire Inflation - Check ........................................... 226
of the maintenance requirements from the previous Transmission Oil Level - Check ........................... 229
interval must also be performed. Walk-Around Inspection ...................................... 232
Wheel Nut Torque - Check .................................. 233
The normal oil change interval is Every 500 Service Windows - Clean ................................................. 234
Hours or Three Months. If the engine is operated
under severe conditions or if the oil is not Caterpillar Every 50 Service Hours or Weekly
oil, change the oil after Every 250 Service Hours
or after One Month. Severe conditions include the Axle Universal Joint (Front) - Lubricate ............... 190
following factors: high temperatures, continuous Cab Air Filter - Clean/Replace ............................ 195
high loads, and extremely dusty conditions. Fuel Tank Water and Sediment - Drain ............... 215
Parking Brake - Check/Adjust ............................. 222
Refer to the results of the S·O·S oil analysis in order
to determine if the oil change interval should be Every 250 Service Hours or Monthly
decreased to 250 hours. Consult your Caterpillar
Dealer for detailed information regarding the Axle Universal Joint (Rear) - Lubricate ............... 190
optimum oil change interval. Cooling System Coolant Additive (DEAC) - Add .. 199
Differential Oil Level (Front) - Check ................... 203
Note: Certain machines are equipped with engines Differential Oil Level (Rear) - Check ................... 204
that require the engine valve lash to be checked Engine Oil and Filter - Change ........................... 208
every 1000 service hours or 6 months. Refer to the Final Drive Oil Level (Front) - Check ................... 212
Operation and Maintenance Manual, “Engine Valve Final Drive Oil Level (Rear) - Check ................... 212
Lash - Check” for further information. Kingpin Bearings (Rear) - Lubricate ................... 220
Sideshift Stabilizer Wear Pads - Inspect ............. 225
When Required V-Belts - Inspect/Adjust/Replace ........................ 230

Air Conditioner - Test .......................................... 190 Every 500 Service Hours or 3 Months
Battery - Recycle ................................................ 192
Battery Electrolyte Level - Check ........................ 192 Drive Shaft Spline - Lubricate ............................. 204
Battery or Battery Cable - Replace ..................... 192 Engine Oil and Filter - Change ........................... 208
Bucket Cutting Edges - Inspect/Replace ............ 194 Fuel System Filter - Replace .............................. 213
Bucket Tips - Inspect/Replace ............................ 195 Fuel System Water Separator Element -
Engine Air Filter Primary Element - Replace ............................................................. 215
Clean/Replace .................................................. 205 Hydraulic System Oil Filter - Replace ................. 219
Engine Air Filter Secondary Element - Replace .. 206 Transmission Oil Filter - Replace ........................ 229
Fuel System - Prime ........................................... 213
Fuses - Replace .................................................. 216 Every 500 Service Hours or 3 Months for
Oil Filter - Inspect ................................................ 222 Machines Used in Severe (50% or more of
Radiator Core - Clean ......................................... 223 loader work) Applications
Window Wipers - Inspect/Replace ...................... 234
Differential Oil (Rear) - Change .......................... 203
Every 10 Service Hours or Daily
Every 1000 Service Hours or 6 Months
Backhoe Boom, Stick, Bucket, and Cylinder Bearings
- Lubricate ......................................................... 191 Differential Oil (Front) - Change .......................... 202
Backup Alarm - Test ............................................ 191 Differential Oil (Rear) - Change .......................... 203
Brake Reservoir Oil Level - Check ...................... 193 Engine Valve Lash - Check ................................. 210
Braking System - Test ......................................... 193 Final Drive Oil (Front) - Change .......................... 211
Cooling System Level - Check ............................ 200 Final Drive Oil (Rear) - Change .......................... 212
Engine Air Filter Service Indicator - Inspect ........ 207 Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) - Inspect .. 224

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Maintenance Section
Maintenance Interval Schedule

Transmission Magnetic Screen - Clean .............. 226
Transmission Oil - Change .................................. 227
Wheel Bearings (Front) - Lubricate ..................... 233

Every 2000 Service Hours or 1 Year
Engine Valve Lash - Check ................................. 210
Hydraulic System Oil - Change ........................... 217

Every 3000 Service Hours or 2 Years
Cooling System Coolant (DEAC) - Change ........ 196
Cooling System Coolant Extender (ELC) - Add .. 200
Cooling System Water Temperature Regulator -
Clean/Replace .................................................. 201

Every 6000 Service Hours or 4 Years
Cooling System Coolant (ELC) - Change ........... 198

There are two grease fittings system needs refrigerant. Avoid any contact with refrigerant.Test i00079668 Air Conditioner . Only) Lubricate SMCS Code: 3251 SMCS Code: 3251 g00287245 Illustration 267 g00290595 Illustration 265 g00287244 Illustration 268 . g00290596 Illustration 266 The system should be checked with pressure gauges by a qualified technician. Check the refrigerant before warm weather begins.190 Maintenance Section Air Conditioner . Operate the air conditioner at least monthly in order i00613528 to lubricate the compressor seals. Axle Universal Joint (Rear) - Lubricate i00595214 (All Wheel Steer Machines Axle Universal Joint (Front) . Set the controls on MAXIMUM for 15 minutes. Check the refrigerant when the system does not work properly. Consult your Apply lubricant to the grease fittings for the drive Caterpillar dealer for proper installation when the shaft to the final drives.Test (If Equipped) SMCS Code: 7320 NOTICE Refrigerant in the air conditioner system can cause personal injury. for each drive shaft.

There is one grease fitting on each side of The backup alarm will continue to sound until the the machine. Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (3) for the boom The backup alarm should immediately sound. Stick. There are two grease fittings for each universal joint. and Cylinder Bearings . transmission direction control lever is moved to the NEUTRAL position or to the FORWARD position. Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (12) for the bucket pivot pin. Position the backhoe into the service position. 6533 g00632950 Illustration 271 Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (4) for the head end of the stick cylinder. 6502. Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (8) for the rod end of the bucket cylinder. . pivot. Bucket. 6513. 6510. Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (7) for the head end of the bucket cylinder. Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (6) for the pivot pin for the stick.Test SMCS Code: 7406 g00287247 Illustration 270 Turn the engine start switch key to ON in order to Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (1) for the perform the test. Bucket. Move the transmission cylinder. Stick. and Cylinder Bearings - Lubricate SMCS Code: 6501.Lubricate Apply lubricant to the grease fittings for the universal joints of each drive shaft to the final drives. g00633021 Illustration 269 Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (9) for the top of the link. Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (5) for the rod end of the stick cylinder. 6511. head end of the boom cylinder. 6512. Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (10) for the bottom of the link. i00080741 Backup Alarm . Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (11) for the pivot pin. Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (2) for the rod end of the boom Apply the service brake. i01179717 Backhoe Boom. 6503. direction control lever to REVERSE position. 191 Maintenance Section Backhoe Boom.

Table 119 3. Maintain the electrolyte level to the Battery Interval bottom of the filler openings.Recycle i01176086 Battery . 4. In extreme temperatures. Always recycle a battery. Battery Electrolyte Level . battery terminals with petroleum jelly. Battery or Battery Cable - Check the following items at every 1000 hours. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the A battery should not require more than 30 cc (1 oz) frame. Never discard a battery. of water per cell per week. Turn the engine start switch to the OFF position. Close the battery access cover. Use distilled water. 5. Low Maintenance 250 Hours Maintenance Free Maintenance Free 4. as needed. Conventional 100 Hours If distilled water is not available. check the water in the cells weekly. 3.192 Maintenance Section Battery . 1. Open the battery access cover that is located on i00588592 the right side of the machine. Check Keep the terminals clean and keep the terminals coated with petroleum jelly. 2. SMCS Code: 1401 • Clean the top of the batteries with a clean cloth. use clean drinking water. Clean the battery surface with a clean cloth. Install the post cover SMCS Code: 1401 after you coat the post with petroleum jelly.Recycle SMCS Code: 1401 1. Replace the cable or the battery. Disconnect the negative battery cable at the battery. Connect the negative battery cable at the battery. This should exist with the proper charging rate and with a moderate climate. Perform the necessary repairs. Inspect the electrolyte level in each battery cell. Tighten the battery retainers on all of the machines. 2. 2. If Replace necessary. check the following items more often. coat the Turn all switches to the OFF position. . Note: Do not allow the disconnected battery cable to contact the frame of the machine. Connect the battery cable to the frame of the machine. • Clean the battery terminals. THE TABLE FOR THE BATTERY ELECTROLYTE A maintenance free battery does not require inspection. i00596682 Tighten the battery retainers at every 1000 hours. 6. Always return used batteries to one of the following locations. As needed. • A battery supplier • An authorized battery collection facility g00282160 • Recycling facility Illustration 272 1.

Gradually increase the engine speed to high g00287410 idle. etc. The brake holding effort that is required to sustain a machine at a specific engine rpm varies depending on the machine. 2. i00667135 Brake Reservoir Oil Level . Release the parking brake. NOTICE If the machine moved while testing the brakes. These tests are not intended to measure the maximum brake holding g00287385 Illustration 273 effort. reduce the engine speed immediately and engage the parking brake. 7000 Service Brake Holding Ability Test Check the area around the machine. 193 Maintenance Section Brake Reservoir Oil Level . Have the dealer inspect and. 1. Move the transmission control lever to THIRD SPEED FORWARD. i00651426 Check Braking System . Start the engine.Check 7. Reduce the engine speed to low idle. The machine should not move. contact your Caterpillar dealer. in the power train efficiency. 4267. The variations are the differences in the engine setting. Maintain the oil level between the “MIN” mark and “MAX” mark on the brake reservoir. 3. 5. level surface. Add oil. Lower the bucket to the ground. If the machine begins to move. Raise the bucket slightly. Move the transmission to NEUTRAL. The following tests are used to determine if the service brake is functional. and in the brake holding ability. Test the brakes on a dry. Stop the engine. g00292107 Illustration 275 . Engage the parking brake. Apply the service brake. 4. Fasten the seat belt before you test the brakes.Test SMCS Code: 4291-535 SMCS Code: 4251. Make sure that the machine is clear of personnel and clear of obstacles. Illustration 274 Pull the hood release lever (1) in order to open the engine access door (2) on the top of the machine. repair the service brake before returning the machine to operation. Install the engine start switch key. if necessary. if necessary.

2. Engage the parking brake. 4. Tighten the bolts to the specified speed immediately and apply the service brake torque. Lower the bucket to the ground. . Note: The parking brake indicator light should come on and the parking brake alarm should sound. Clean the contact surfaces. effort. the bucket so that the bucket is high enough to remove the cutting edges and the end bits. Move the transmission control lever to THIRD SPEED FORWARD. Raise the bucket. 5. contact for proper torque.194 Maintenance Section Bucket Cutting Edges . 6. 3. Start the engine. Remove the blocks. etc. Make sure Inspect/Replace that the machine is clear of personnel and clear of obstacles. If the machine begins to move. 3. Raise the bucket. After a few hours of operation. Manual. Gradually increase the engine speed to high 5. The machine should not move. check the bolts If the machine moved while testing the brakes. The following tests are used to determine if the parking brake is functional. efficiency. level surface. The variations are the 1. side is not worn. Fasten the seat belt before you test the brakes. Raise the bucket slightly. Install a new cutting edge. and in the brake holding ability. Place a block under the differences in the engine setting. 1. Lower the bucket to the blocking. The brake holding effort that is required to sustain a machine at a specific engine rpm varies depending on the machine. Stop the engine. Install the bolts. Remove the bolts. 4. repair the parking brakes before returning the machine to oper- ation. if both edges are worn. Have the dealer inspect and. Block up 2. Personal injury or death can result from bucket falling. 8. if necessary. your Caterpillar dealer. reduce the engine 7. NOTICE 10. Reduce the engine speed. Lower the bucket to the ground. Use the opposite side of the cutting edge. 9. SMCS Code: 6801 Test the brakes on a dry. “Torques for Ground Engaging Tool Bolts”. These tests are not Block the bucket before changing bucket cutting intended to measure the maximum brake holding edges.Inspect/Replace Secondary Brake Holding Ability i00058453 Test Bucket Cutting Edges - Check the area around the machine. Move the transmission to NEUTRAL. in the power train bucket. if this idle. Do not block up the bucket too high. Refer to Operation and Maintenance pedal. Remove the cutting edge and the end bits.

Remove the filter cover that is located at the 1. You can also wash the element with clean water and nonsudsing 3. Direct the air or the water along in the groove. 195 Maintenance Section Bucket Tips . Install the retainer pressure water. The bucket tip should be installed over the household detergent. Inspect the that is opposite the retainer. To prevent possible injury to the eyes. Install the bucket tip in the runner position or in the digger position. 4. Remove the filter cover that is located on the headliner by the front windshield. the pin. 7342 Clean the Filter Element NOTICE Do not clean the elements by bumping or tapping them. 4. retainer. Remove the bucket tip and the retainer.Inspect/Replace i00081131 Bucket Tips . Cab Air Filter . g00293554 Illustration 277 When cleaning with pressure water. Clean the filter element with compressed air or Replace any damaged parts. and the retainer. through the adapter. gaskets or seals. Clean the adapter. can fly out and cause injury g00287370 Illustration 276 to nearby personnel. The pin. replace the filter element. use 205 kPa (30 psi) maximum to prevent element damage by too much air pressure. . Do not use an element with damaged pleats. element for damage. and through the bucket tip from the side 5. Drive the pin out of the bucket tip from the bottom of the right hand console. use 280 kPa (40 psi) maximum to prevent element damage. 3. Inspect the elements after cleaning. i00621342 6. Clean the filter element weekly. When cleaning with pressure air. 8. Drive the pin through the retainer. Allow the filter element to air dry. retainer side of the bucket tip. Install the filter cover. Install the filter element. the pleats of the element.Inspect/Replace SMCS Code: 6805 Block the bucket before changing the bucket teeth. Remove the filter element. Rinse the filter element thoroughly with clear water. 2.Clean/Replace 7. but clean the filter element daily when there is a reduction of air circulation. SMCS Code: 7311. 1. If the filter element is damaged. when struck. wear a pro- tective face shield when striking the pin. 2.

Inspect the 19. i00598002 Cooling System Coolant (DEAC) . 1353. Direct the air or the water along pressure water. 13. 11. To open cap. Allow the filter element to air dry. Install the filter element. This does not pertain to machines that are shipped from the factory with Extended Life Coolant (ELC). replace the filter element. . Clean the filter element with compressed air or 17. You can also wash the pleats of the element. 12. 10. If the filter element is element for damage. Inspect the element for damage. 14. You can also wash the element with clean water and nonsudsing the element with clean water and nonsudsing household detergent. If the filter element is damaged. Allow the filter element to air dry.Change g00293552 g00293553 Illustration 278 Illustration 280 9. This does not pertain to machines that are maintained with Extended Life Coolant (ELC). Rinse the filter element thoroughly with clear water. household detergent. wait until ra- diator is cool.196 Maintenance Section Cooling System Coolant (DEAC) . Rinse the filter element thoroughly with clear 18. Remove the filter element. water. 16. replace the filter element. Install the filter element. damaged. Install the filter cover. Remove the filter element. Close the door. Clean the filter element with compressed air or pressure water. 20. stop engine.Change SMCS Code: 1352. 15. Then loosen cap slowly to relieve Illustration 279 g00293555 the pressure. 21. 1395 Pressurized system: Hot coolant can cause seri- ous burn. Engine Antifreeze/Coolant (DEAC) only. Direct the air or the water along the pleats of the element. Open the door for the filter that is located at the Note: This procedure pertains to Caterpillar Diesel bottom of the right hand console.

Remove the pin that secures the loader lift arm brace to the left loader lift arm. Slowly loosen the radiator cap in order to relieve 4. Slowly lower the loader arms until the loader lift system pressure. Remove the radiator cap. 2. g00287410 Illustration 282 1. g00293558 Illustration 284 g00287385 Illustration 281 g00293559 Illustration 285 3. Drain the coolant whenever the coolant is dirty or whenever foaming is observed. Raise the loader arm to the maximum height. Pull the drain hose for the radiator through the hole under the radiator. arm brace contacts the top of the lift cylinder and the bosses on the loader arm. The radiator cap is located under the access panel on the top of the engine compartment. 197 Maintenance Section Cooling System Coolant (DEAC) .Change NOTICE Do not change the coolant until you read and under- stand the material in the Cooling System Specifica- tions section. Empty the bucket. Position the loader lift arm brace over the left lift cylinder rod with the flat end against the cylinder end. 3. 1. 2. . Pull the hood release lever (1) in order to open the engine access door (2) on the top of the machine. Push the pin through the holes of the loader lift g00287415 Illustration 283 arm brace and install the cotter pin.

engine compartment. 7. Stop the engine. g00287238 13. 11. do not add the supplemental coolant additive at this time and/or change the element at this time. see the Operation and water is transparent. Extender.198 Maintenance Section Cooling System Coolant (ELC) .Add” or consult your 8. Drain the cleaning solution into pre-mixed or concentrate coolants and Caterpillar a suitable container. See the following topics: • Operation and Maintenance Manual. make sure they 6. Then loosen cap slowly to relieve 4. have passed the Caterpillar EC-1 specification for Stop the engine. The drain valve is located in an access port of the fan shroud. stop engine. Start the engine. Install the radiator cap. “Refill Capacities” . Replace the access panel. Run the engine without the radiator cap until the thermostat opens and the coolant level stabilizes. Maintain the coolant level within 13 mm (0. “Cooling System Specifications” • Operation and Maintenance Manual. Caterpillar dealer. Replace the radiator cap if the gasket is damaged. Mixing ELC with other products will reduce the effec- tiveness of the coolant. Open the drain valve. The concentration of the nents. wait until ra- diator is cool. 1395 Pressurized system: Hot coolant can cause seri- g00293560 Illustration 287 ous burn. i00095660 Cooling System Coolant (ELC) .Change SMCS Code: 1353. Start the engine. Remove the access panel on the left side of the the pressure. 9. Fill the system with a solution which consists of clean water and of This could result in damage to cooling system compo- cooling system cleaner. 10. flush the system For information about the addition of Extender with water.Change Note: If you are using Caterpillar antifreeze. cooling system cleaner in the solution should be between 6 percent and 10 percent. Close the drain valve. Flush the system until the draining to your cooling system. Illustration 286 14. “Cooling System Extended Life Coolant Extender . If Caterpillar products are not available and com- mercial products must be used. Allow the coolant to drain into a NOTICE suitable container. 5. Close the access door. While the engine is stopped. Run the engine for 90 minutes. To open cap. Maintenance Manual.5 inch) of the bottom of the filler pipe. Close the drain valve. 12. Add the coolant solution.

All of the cleaning agent must be removed from the cooling system. coolant additive. ous burn. No other cleaning agents are required. 199 Maintenance Section Cooling System Coolant Additive (DEAC) . . “Maintenance Interval Schedule” in order to determine the service interval. machine. use a Caterpillar cleaning agent to flush the cooling g00287385 system. Flushing a Standard Coolant From the Cooling System If you change the coolant of a machine to Extended Life Coolant from another type of coolant. 1353. After you drain the cooling system. sult in radiator tube blockage and overheating. See Operation and Maintenance Manual. drain enough coolant from the 6% initial fill) together with concentrations of antifreeze radiator in order to allow the addition of the liquid greater than 60% cause deposits to form and can re. “Cooling System Coolant (DEAC) . wait until ra- diator is cool. Illustration 288 thoroughly flush the cooling system with clean water. Note: This procedure pertains to Caterpillar Diesel Engine Antifreeze/Coolant (DEAC) only. NOTICE Excessive additive (greater than the recommended 3. 2. 1395 g00287410 Illustration 289 1. Note: See the Operation and Maintenance Manual. flush the cooling system with clean water. “Cooling System Specification” for all cooling system requirements. If necessary. This procedure does not pertain to machines that are shipped from the factory with Extended Life Coolant (ELC) and machines that are maintained with Extended Life Coolant (ELC).Add SMCS Code: 1352.Add Flushing the Extended Life Coolant Liquid Supplemental Coolant From the Cooling System Additive Some engines utilize Extended Life Coolant. Then loosen cap slowly to relieve the pressure. See the Operation and Maintenance Manual. i00599502 Cooling System Coolant Additive (DEAC) . To open cap. If a Extended Life Coolant was previously used. stop engine. Remove the radiator cap. g00287415 Illustration 290 Use 8T-5296 Coolant Test Kit in order to check the concentration. Slowly loosen the radiator cap in order to relieve system pressure.Change” for the draining procedure and for the flushing procedure. Pull the hood release lever (1) in order to open the engine access door (2) on the top of the Pressurized system: Hot coolant can cause seri.

The amount of extender is determined by the cooling system capacity.71 L (.25 qt) . To open cap. an extender must be added to the cooling system. Install the radiator cap.24 Liters (. i00095664 Cooling System Coolant Extender (ELC) .95 L (.57 L (. See the Operation and Maintenance Manual. 6. “Maintenance Interval Schedule” for the proper service interval. Cooling System Capacity of Extender 22 to 30 L (6 to 8 US gal) 0. 1353.200 Maintenance Section Cooling System Coolant Extender (ELC) . To open cap.Check SMCS Code: 1353. Close the access door. wait until ra- diator is cool. engine cooling capacity. stop engine. stop engine. 1395 Pressurized system: Hot coolant can cause seri- ous burn. g00290601 Illustration 291 5.50 pint) of cooling system For additional information on the addition of additive for every 38 Liters (10 US Gallons) of extender. When a Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant is used.95 qt) 49 to 64 L (13 to 17 US gal) 1. wait until ra- diator is cool.5 inch) from the bottom of the filler tube. i00599514 Cooling System Level . Table 120 g00287410 RECOMMENDED AMOUNT OF EXTENDER BY Illustration 293 COOLING SYSTEM CAPACITY Pull the hood release lever (1) in order to open the Recommended Amount engine access door (2) on the top of the machine.75 qt) 38 to 49 L (10 to 13 US gal) 0. “Caterpillar Coolant Recommendations” or consult your Caterpillar dealer.60 qt) 30 to 38 L (8 to 10 US gal) 0. Then loosen cap slowly to relieve the pressure. 1395 g00287385 Illustration 292 Pressurized system: Hot coolant can cause seri- ous burn.Add SMCS Code: 1352. see Operation and Maintenance Manual. Then loose the cap slowly to relieve the pressure.18 L (1. Add 0. Maintain the coolant level within 13 mm (0.Add 4.

Push the pin through the holes of the loader lift arm brace and install the cotter pin. Inspect the radiator cap seal. Maintain the coolant level within 13 mm (0. Remove 2. Slowly lower the loader arms until the loader lift arm brace contacts the top of the lift cylinder and the bosses on the loader arm. 5. Raise the loader arm to the maximum height. side of the machine. 3. 4. Position the loader lift arm brace over the left lift the radiator cap slowly in order to relieve system cylinder rod with the flat end against the cylinder pressure. If you need to add coolant daily. Replace the thermostat while the cooling system is completely drained or while the cooling system coolant is drained to a level that is below the thermostat housing. Install the radiator cap. 3. i00599779 Cooling System Water Temperature Regulator - Clean/Replace SMCS Code: 1355. 1.Clean/Replace The thermostat should be replaced after the cooling system has been cleaned. 201 Maintenance Section Cooling System Water Temperature Regulator . g00287415 1. Remove the pin that secures Illustration 294 the loader lift arm brace to the left loader lift arm. drain the cooling system coolant to a level that is below the thermostat housing. It is mandatory to always operate the engine with a thermostat. The radiator cap is located on the top of the radiator on the left side of the machine. Close the access panel. Empty the bucket. Caterpillar engines incorporate a shunt design cooling system. Failure to replace the engine’s thermostat on a regularly scheduled basis could cause severe engine damage. g00290601 Illustration 295 2. 1393 Replace the thermostat on a regular basis in order to reduce the chance of unscheduled downtime and of problems with the cooling system. Note: If you are only replacing the thermostat. Replace the radiator cap seal if the radiator cap seal is g00287241 Illustration 296 damaged.5 inch) of the bottom of the filler tube. end. Remove the engine access panel on the right 4. check the cooling system for leaks. .

The thermostats can be reused under the following conditions. “Refill Capacities” for oil. Clean the filler plug and install the filler plug. Install the thermostat housing assembly on the engine cylinder head. • The thermostat is not damaged. 8. 2. Remove the oil drain plug and drain the oil into a suitable container. Install a new seal in the thermostat housing assembly. 5. 9. 1. Illustration 299 10. 4.Change SMCS Code: 3258 g00290684 Illustration 297 6. “Lubricant 11. Add oil until the oil is level with the threads for the filler plug. Remove the gasket. Install the hose. Remove the bolts from the thermostat housing Illustration 298 assembly. g00290687 7.202 Maintenance Section Differential Oil (Front) . Specifications” and Operation and Maintenance Manual. . • The thermostat is tested and the thermostat meets test specifications. 3. “Cooling System Manual. Refer to Operation Specifications” and Operation and Maintenance and Maintenance Manual. Remove the thermostat housing assembly. Loosen the hose clamp and remove the hose from the thermostat housing assembly. Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual. and the seal from the thermostat housing assembly. “Refill Capacities”. Clean the drain plug and install the drain plug. Refill the cooling system. • The thermostat does not have excessive g00290688 buildup of deposits. the thermostat. Install a new thermostat and a new gasket. Tighten the hose clamp. Remove the oil level/fill plug.Change i00601036 Differential Oil (Front) .

“Lubricant Illustration 301 g00290697 Specifications” and Operation and Maintenance Manual. 2. “Lubricant 4. Remove the oil drain plug and drain the oil into a suitable container. g00290699 Illustration 303 3. Remove the oil drain plug and drain the oil into a suitable container. Clean the drain plug and install the drain plug. “Refill Capacities” for oil. 4. Add oil until the oil is level with the threads for Specifications” and Operation and Maintenance the filler plug. 3. Clean the filler plug and install the filler plug. 203 Maintenance Section Differential Oil (Rear) . i00602597 5. Remove the oil level/fill plug. Clean the filler plug and install the filler plug. Differential Oil Level (Front) - Check SMCS Code: 3258 The oil level/fill plug is located near the middle of the front axle.Change i00601241 Rear Axle with All Wheel Steer Differential Oil (Rear) . Add oil until the oil is level with the threads for the filler plug. “Refill Capacities” for oil. Manual. Clean the drain plug and install the drain plug. Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual. Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual. 1. g00290691 Illustration 300 2. 5. Remove the oil level/fill plug. .Change (AWS) SMCS Code: 3258 Rear Axle g00290698 Illustration 302 1.

Remove the oil plug in order to check the oil. level/fill plug. g00290697 Illustration 305 Filler plug on standard rear differential . 2.Lubricate Differential Oil Level (Rear) - Check SMCS Code: 3253 SMCS Code: 3258 The oil level/fill plug is located near the middle of the rear axle. Clean the oil level/fill plug and install the oil 3. Clean the oil plug and install the oil plug. i00604375 i00602602 Drive Shaft Spline .Check g00290688 g00290699 Illustration 304 Illustration 306 Filler plug on rear differential for All Wheel Steer 1. The oil level should be at the bottom of the plug 2. The oil level should be at the bottom of the plug threads. 1.204 Maintenance Section Differential Oil Level (Rear) . Remove the oil level/fill plug in order to check the oil. 3. g00290705 Illustration 307 Access the grease fittings for the drive shaft spline from the bottom of the machine. threads.

The filter elements can be cleaned by using the following methods: • pressure air • pressure water • detergent washing . Clean the primary filter element. shaft spline of the rear drive shaft. 205 Maintenance Section Engine Air Filter Primary Element . 1054 Make sure the cleaned filter elements are completely NOTICE dry before installing into the filter housing. g00290704 g00101864 Illustration 309 Illustration 311 Apply lubricant to the grease fitting for the drive 1. 3. SMCS Code: 1051. to avoid engine damage. 2. maining in the elements can cause false indications of ning. i01035223 Engine Air Filter Primary NOTICE Do not clean the filter elements by bumping or tapping Element . gaskets or seals. yellow piston enters the red zone.Clean/Replace them. Water re- Never service the air cleaner when the engine is run. Remove the air cleaner housing cover (1). contamination in Scheduled Oil Sampling test results. Do not use filter elements with damaged pleats.Clean/Replace g00290703 g00287382 Illustration 308 Illustration 310 Apply lubricant to the grease fitting for the drive Service the air cleaner filter elements when the shaft spline of the front drive shaft. Remove the primary filter element (2) from the air cleaner housing. Engine damage can result.

Replace When you use pressure air. When you clean the inside pleats and the outside pleats. Never at- tempt to reuse it by cleaning. 5. When you use pressure water. Element .Replace SMCS Code: 1051. b. The secondary filter element should be replaced at the time the primary element is serviced for the third time. Replace the primary element after the primary element has been cleaned six times. 1054 NOTICE Always replace the secondary filter element. g00287385 c. . Fully rinse the pleats. The secondary filter element should also be replaced if the yellow piston in the filter element indicator enters the red zone after installation of a clean primary ele- ment. The element can be washed in a solution that consists of warm water and of nonsudsing household detergent. g00038608 Illustration 312 a. Also replace the primary element if the primary element has been in service for one year. Do not use a filter if the pleats. g00287410 Illustration 314 1. Install a clean filter element and install the cover. the gaskets or the seals are damaged. the maximum water pressure is Engine Air Filter Secondary 280 kPa (40 psi). Tighten the cover screws finger tight. Pull the hood release lever (1) in order to open the engine access door (2) on the top of the machine. direct the air along the pleats or direct the water along the pleats. Store the Illustration 313 elements in a clean. dry location. or if the exhaust smoke is still black. Inspect the filter elements after you clean the filter elements. 4. Do not use a tool to tighten the cover screws. Allow the filter to air dry completely. the maximum air i00606478 pressure is 205 kPa (30 psi).206 Maintenance Section Engine Air Filter Secondary Element . Cover the clean filter elements.

Inspect SMCS Code: 1051. Install the primary element and the air cleaner housing cover.Inspect 7. 4. 6. Fasten the clips in order to secure the air cleaner housing cover. Remove the air cleaner housing cover (1). service the air cleaner. Remove the secondary filter element. engine access door on the top of the machine. 1054. 8. g00101865 g00287382 Illustration 317 Illustration 319 5. 7452 Illustration 316 g00038606 NOTICE Service the air cleaner only with the engine stopped. Run the engine at high idle. Clean the inside of The filter service indicator is located under the the air cleaner housing. Cover the air inlet opening. Remove the primary filter element (2) from the air cleaner housing. Engine damage could result. g00287382 Illustration 318 9. 3. 10. 207 Maintenance Section Engine Air Filter Service Indicator . g00101864 Illustration 315 2. red zone. i00606530 Engine Air Filter Service Indicator . Inspect the gasket between the air inlet pipe and Start the engine. If the the air cleaner housing. Install a new secondary element. Reset the filter element indicator. . Uncover the air inlet opening. Close the engine access door. Stop the engine. Replace the gasket if yellow piston in the filter service indicator enters the the gasket is damaged.

SMCS Code: 1302. Otherwise. Clean the oil filler cap and install the oil filler cap. change the oil and the g00287385 Illustration 320 filter element after every 500 hours or after every three months. change the oil and the filter element after every 250 hours or after every month. Close the engine access door. maintain the oil level between the “ADD” mark and the “FULL” Engine Oil Level . With the high sulfur fuel.208 Maintenance Section Engine Oil Level . sult. 1. oil pan. If the API category is CF-4 or less. g00287410 Illustration 321 g00290413 Illustration 323 1. 5. 4.Check i00606534 2. g00287411 Illustration 322 . Pull the hood release lever (1) in order to open the engine access door (2) on the top of the The crankcase drain plug is on the left side of the machine. i00606560 Engine Oil and Filter . change the oil and filter element after every 250 hours or after every month. 1318. If necessary. Clean the crankcase drain plug and replace the crankcase drain plug. While the engine is stopped. 1326 3.Change SMCS Code: 1302. remove the oil filler cap (4) and add oil. 1318. Remove the crankcase drain plug and drain the oil into a suitable container. Engine damage can re. use an oil with a TBN of 30.Check mark on the engine oil dipstick (3).5% by weight. 1326 Note: If the sulfur content in the fuel is greater than 1. NOTICE Do not overfill the crankcase.

Install the new filter element by hand.Change g00287238 g00287385 Illustration 324 Illustration 326 2. Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual. “Refill Capacities”. tighten the filter for an additional 3/4 turn. 3. Clean the filter mounting base with a clean cloth. “Oil Filter . Remove the engine access panel on the left side of the machine. Apply a thin film of clean engine oil to the sealing surface of the new filter element. Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual. . Fill the crankcase with new oil. 9. “Lubricant Viscosities” and Operation and Maintenance Manual. Remove the filter element with a strap type wrench. Start the engine and allow the oil to warm. 5.Inspect”. When the gasket contacts the filter base. g00287410 Illustration 327 7. 209 Maintenance Section Engine Oil and Filter . Clean the oil filler cap and install the oil filler cap. 4. 6. Remove the oil filler cap (4). Pull the hood release lever (1) in order to open g00290708 Illustration 325 the engine access door (2) on the top of the machine. g00287411 Illustration 328 8. Make sure that the old filter gasket has been removed. Check for leaks.

silicone based lubricant.210 Maintenance Section Engine Valve Lash . SMCS Code: 6533-040-JP. 1102. if necessary. Replace the engine access panel and close the (If Equipped) engine access door. Stop the engine and allow the oil to drain back i01184251 into the oil pan. Move the stick and move the boom down against the ground.Check 10.Check SMCS Code: 1102-082. complete instructions. 1209 Note: A qualified service person should perform the valve lash check and/or the valve lash adjustment. Adjustment for Top Upper Wear Pad 1. Special tools and training are required. 1102-535. a small amount of a silicone based lubricant Refer to your machine’s Service Manual for may be applied. 2. This will take pressure off the wear pad. Shim the extendable stick pads in order to maintain an • 122-8806 Engine Arrangement acceptable fit and reduce slop. Check the engine valve lash after every 1000 service hours or 6 months on machines that are equipped with the following engine arrangements: • 122-8803 Primary Engine Arrangement g00634728 • 122-8804 Engine Arrangement Illustration 329 • 122-8805 Engine Arrangement Check the extendable stick for slop. service hours or 1 year on machines that are not equipped with the engine arrangements that are The extendable stick pads do not normally require listed above. Add oil. Dirt can be attracted to the lubricant and dirt can cause abrasion to the pad Check the engine valve lash after every 2000 assemblies and wear to the pad assemblies. Extend the extendable stick to one half of the fully extended position. The engine arrangement number is located on the Note: Do not apply an excessive amount of a engine serial number plate. any lubrication. 1209-082. . Inspect/Replace 11. If the extendable stick becomes noisy. 6533-510-JP i01010167 Inspect Wear Pads Engine Valve Lash . Maintain the oil level in the crosshatched region of the engine oil dipstick Extendable Stick Pads - (3).

the wear pads to 1 mm (0. Clean the plug and install the plug. “Stick. Either replace the wear pads or stack shims behind the pad.04 inch).Change Note: Place the bucket on the ground. Slide the pad toward the boom. Remove the bolts that secure the wear pad.04 inch) . g00287534 Illustration 333 2. moving the stick or without moving the boom. 211 Maintenance Section Final Drive Oil (Front) . Shim 4. take pressure away from the top pad (2). . refer to Disassembly and Assembly Manual. Remove the oil fill/drain plug and drain the oil into a suitable container. There will be enough space in order to remove the pad. Stick. Extendable 1. Shim the wear pad to 1 mm (0. Adjustment for Lower Pads 1. Adjust the boom and adjust the stick in order to oil.Change SMCS Code: 4050 g00635137 Illustration 330 3. Shim the lower pad or replace the lower pad. Use the line on the final drive as a reference. Add oil until the oil is level with the plug threads. Note: In order to make adjustments to the remaining Illustration 332 g00287533 upper wear pads. Apply slight pressure toward the ground with the stick. The side pads (1) can be shimmed without Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual. 5. “Lubricant Specifications” and Operation and Maintenance Manual. “Refill Capacities” for the 3. Repeat the procedure for the other final drive. Position the plug hole at a horizontal position. i00609504 Final Drive Oil (Front) . 4. Adjust the boom and adjust the stick in order to take the pressure away from the lower pad (3). g00635788 Illustration 331 3. 4. 2. Extendable Stick Cylinder”. Adjust the wear pads by shimming or replacing. Position the oil fill/drain plug at the bottom. Extend the extendable stick out until there is enough clearance in order to remove the pads. SENR1209.

Position the plug hole at a horizontal position. Use the line on the final drive as a reference. g00287537 Illustration 337 1. Clean the plug and install the plug.Change Final Drive Oil Level (Front) - SMCS Code: 4050 Check SMCS Code: 4050 g00287536 Illustration 334 g00287534 Illustration 336 1. 4.212 Maintenance Section Final Drive Oil (Rear) . Add oil until the oil is level with the plug threads. 1. Repeat the procedure for the other final drive. Position the oil fill/drain plug at the bottom. Clean the plug and install the plug. 3. “Refill Capacities” for the oil. Remove the oil fill/drain plug and drain the oil into a suitable container. Position the oil fill/drain plug at a horizontal position in order to check the oil level.Change i00609505 i00609508 Final Drive Oil (Rear) . Position the oil fill/drain plug at a horizontal position in order to check the oil level. “Lubricant Specifications” and Operation and Maintenance Manual. 2. 5. Remove the oil fill/drain plug in order to check the oil level. i00609510 g00287537 Final Drive Oil Level (Rear) - Illustration 335 Check 2. Repeat the procedure for the other final drive. 4. . 5. SMCS Code: 4050 3. The oil should be level with the bottom of the plug threads. Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual.

Check for air in the fuel system if the engine runs roughly after the engine runs correctly for a short • Make sure that fuel has been added to the tank. period of time. check the low pressure fuel system for a leak. If the engine has been stopped by air in the fuel system. Push the pin through the holes of the loader lift arm brace and install the cotter pin. Remove the access panel on the right side of the oil level. Raise the loader arm to the maximum height. If there is air in the fuel corrected. g00291785 Illustration 338 . Operate the starter motor until the engine starts. Remove the pin that secures the loader lift arm brace to the left loader lift arm. Make sure the electrical stop control is Fuel System Filter .Replace connected. perform the following procedures: 5. for approximately two minutes. Empty the bucket. If the drive cam of the fuel lift pump is at the point of maximum • The low pressure fuel lines are disconnected. the crankshaft must be turned one • A part of the low pressure fuel system leaks revolution. Correct the problem and repeat Step3 • Make sure that the electrical stop control is through Step4. The oil should be level with the bottom of the plug threads. Repeat the procedure for the other final drive. Turn the engine start switch key to the ON position. If air enters the fuel system. 4. “Starting Below 0C (32F)”. connected.Prime SMCS Code: 1258 Air can enter the system under the following Illustration 339 g00291786 conditions. 3. SMCS Code: 1261 1. i00609515 1.Prime 2. 213 Maintenance Section Fuel System . 2. eliminated from the system before the engine can “Starting Above 0C (32F)” and Operation be started. during engine operation. Clean the plug and install the plug. Position the loader lift arm brace over the left lift cylinder rod with the flat end against the cylinder end. 4. and Maintenance Manual. Operate the lever of the fuel lift pump slowly • The fuel tank is drained during normal operation. Slowly lower the loader arms until the loader lift arm brace contacts the top of the lift cylinder and the bosses on the loader arm. 4. i00609513 Fuel System . 3. In this situation. Check for air in the fuel system if the engine stops after the engine runs correctly • Make sure that the leakage problem has been for a short period of time. Remove the oil fill/drain plug in order to check 2. the machine. the priming lever will not operate. system. 5. • Operate the starter motor until the engine starts. cam lift. the air must be Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual. 3.

The machine uses fuel filters with a push and 12. SMCS Code: 1263-543.Prime”. any part of the filter element gasket that remains on the filter element mounting base. the filter element. Clean the filter element mounting base. 15. Remove any part of the filter element gasket that remains on the filter element mounting base.214 Maintenance Section Fuel System Water Separator . Coat the seal of the new filter element with clean diesel fuel. Rotate the 6. g00291788 Illustration 342 g00287238 Illustration 340 11. Remove twist collar. Install the new filter element. Install the new filter element. Coat the seal of the new filter element with clean diesel fuel. Discard the filter properly. g00291787 Illustration 341 i00669721 7. Replace the access panel. Stop the engine. Clean the filter element mounting base. 13. Discard the filter properly.Drain to remove the filter element. Remove the primary fuel filter that is located next Fuel System Water Separator to the crankcase drain plug under the machine. Prime the fuel system in order to fill the filter elements with fuel.Drain 5. g00293550 Illustration 343 . “Fuel System . 1263 8. Rotate the locking ring clockwise in order to fasten the filter to the mounting base. Remove the secondary fuel filter. 9. 10. 14. Remove the access panel from the left side of locking ring counterclockwise in order to remove the machine. 16. Rotate the locking ring counterclockwise in order . Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual. Rotate the locking ring clockwise in order to fasten the filter to the mounting base.

i00669722 g00293551 Illustration 344 Fuel Tank Water and Sediment 1. change the fuel filter. 3. Prime the fuel system in order to fill the filter element with fuel. If there is a power loss. Allow the water and the sediment to drain into a suitable container.Replace SMCS Code: 1263-510-FQ The water separator element is located next to the g00292670 crankcase drain plug under the machine.Prime”. i00675934 Fuel System Water Separator Element . Coat the seal of the new filter element with clean diesel fuel. g00292671 Illustration 345 g00291787 Illustration 347 1. Clean the filter element mounting base . Install the new filter element. Rotate the locking ring clockwise in order to fasten the filter to the mounting base. Loosen the drain valve on the bottom of the fuel . Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual. 5. If the engine fails to start. Remove for the engine crankcase. Discard the filter element properly. Illustration 346 The machine uses water separator elements with The fuel tank is located on the left side of the a push and twist collar. any part of the filter element gasket that remains on the filter element mounting base. change the fuel filter. Remove the water separator element. 3.Replace The water separator is located by the drain plug 2. machine. 215 Maintenance Section Fuel System Water Separator Element . Rotate the Slowly remove the fuel tank cap in order to relieve locking ring counterclockwise in order to remove pressure. “Fuel System . 4. the filter element. . SMCS Code: 1273-543-M&S 2.Drain filter. Tighten the drain valve.

g00287569 Illustration 349 Remove the cover on the steering console in order to access the main fuse panel. Remove the fuel tank drain plug.216 Maintenance Section Fuses . . If the All Wheel Steer (8) – 10 Amp element of a new fuse separates. Contact you Caterpillar dealer Main Lights (13) – 30 Amp Spare (14) – Open Main Air Conditioner(15) – 25 Amp Main Windshield Wipers (16) – 20 Amp Note: Some of the main fuses are tied together with the fuses in the headliner. For example. Replace the fuel tank cap. Replace the fuse if the element separates. check the main fuse for the lights in the steering console. check the circuit. Repair the circuit. check the fuse in the headliner for the specific light. Gauges (11) – 10 Amp Otherwise.Replace Backup Alarm (5) – 10 Amp SMCS Code: 1417 Transmission (6) – 10 Amp Fuses – Fuses protect the electrical system from Bucket Positioner (7) – 10 Amp damage that is caused by overloaded circuits. Install the fuel tank drain plug. All Wheel Drive (9) – 10 Amp Heater Fan (10) – 10 Amp NOTICE Replace the fuses with the same type and size only. Lighter (3) – 10 Amp Hazard Lights (4) – 10 Amp i00609834 Fuses . Allow the water and sediment Horns (2) – 10 Amp to drain into a suitable container. electrical damage can result. If one light is not functioning. an electri- cal problem may exist. if necessary. if all of the lights are not functioning. Spare (12) – Open If it is necessary to replace fuses frequently.Replace g00292692 g00287570 Illustration 348 Illustration 350 The fuel tank drain valve is located on the lower Engine Start Switch (1) – 15 Amp right corner on the front of the fuel tank.

Pull the hood release lever (1) in order to open Rear Windshield Wiper (10) – 10 Amp the engine access door (2) on the top of the machine. Engage the parking brake and stop the engine.Change Radio Power (14) – 10 Amp Air Conditioner Compressor (15) – 10 Amp Air Conditioner Blower (16) – 10 Amp i00611301 Hydraulic System Oil . Front Windshield Wiper (9) – 10 Amp 1. 217 Maintenance Section Hydraulic System Oil .Change SMCS Code: 5056 Operate the machine for a few minutes in order to warm the hydraulic system oil. Remove the cover in order to access the fuses. the headliner of the cab. Spare (11) – Open Rotating Beacon (12) – 10 Amp Dome Light (13) – 10 Amp . Lower the bucket to The fuse panel is located in the switch panel on the ground and apply slight downward pressure. g00287385 Illustration 353 g00287572 Illustration 352 Spare (1) – Open Spare (2) – Open Left Tail Light (3) – 10 Amp Right Tail Light (4) – 10 Amp Rear Flood Lights (5) – 10 Amp Auxiliary Rear Flood Lights (6) – 10 Amp g00287410 Illustration 354 Radio Memory (7) – 10 Amp Auxiliary Front Flood Lights (8) – 10 Amp The hydraulic tank filler cap is located under the access door on the top of the engine compartment. g00287571 Illustration 351 The machine should be level .

g00290722 Illustration 357 3. if necessary. Maintain the hydraulic oil level in the sight gauge between the “MIN” mark and the “MAX” mark. .218 Maintenance Section Hydraulic System Oil . 11. Install the hydraulic tank filler cap. g00290718 Illustration 355 2. “Hydraulic System Oil Filter . Close the access door. 9. If bubbles Illustration 356 are present in the oil. Inspect the hydraulic tank breather that is located on a hose from the overflow container. 5. if necessary. Remove the hydraulic tank filler cap. 4. g00290845 Illustration 358 8. Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual. Replace the breather. Tighten the drain plug to a torque of 90 ± 10 N·m (66 ± 7 lb ft). Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual.Change”. Replace the gasket. Inspect the suction hoses and hose clamps. “Lubricant Viscosities” and Operation and Maintenance Manual. 7. g00290721 Note: The oil must be free of bubbles. 10. “Refill Capacities”. air is entering the hydraulic system. Allow the oil to drain into a suitable container. Check the hydraulic oil level with the loader on the ground and with the backhoe in the transport position. Inspect the gasket on the hydraulic tank filler cap for damage. Clean the drain plug and replace the drain plug. Fill the hydraulic system oil tank.Change 6. Remove the drain plug on the flange that is located on the hydraulic pump. Change the hydraulic system filter.

Remove the hydraulic tank filler cap that is located under the access panel on the top of the engine compartment. Remove 1. machine. 219 Maintenance Section Hydraulic System Oil Filter . 5. g00287385 Illustration 359 g00290851 Illustration 363 4. Install the new filter element by hand. The hydraulic oil filter is located on the left side of the machine. 8. 5068 g00290721 Illustration 362 3. 6. g00290718 Illustration 361 2. Pull the hood release lever (1) in order to open the engine access door (2) on the top of the any part of the filter element gasket that remains on the filter element mounting base. Clean the filter element mounting base. . Apply a light coat of oil to the gasket of the new filter element. tighten the filter element for an additional three quarters of a turn. 7.Replace i00609992 Hydraulic System Oil Filter - Replace SMCS Code: 5056. Replace the old breather with a new breather. When the gasket contacts the filter element mounting base. Remove the hydraulic tank breather. Remove the filter element with a strap type Illustration 360 g00287410 wrench.

Maintain the oil level in the sight gauge between the “MIN” mark and the “MAX” mark. Replace the gasket. Inspect the gasket on the hydraulic tank filler cap for damage. each kingpin. Add oil.Check i00661454 Kingpin Bearings (Front) - Lubricate (Two-Wheel Drive) SMCS Code: 4314 g00290845 Illustration 364 9. Close the access door. Kingpin Bearings (Rear) - Check Lubricate SMCS Code: 5056. 7479 (All Wheel Steer) SMCS Code: 4314 g00290845 Illustration 365 g00291790 Illustration 367 The sight gauge for the hydraulic tank is located on the left side of the machine. if necessary. Wait about five minutes before you check the hydraulic system oil level. .220 Maintenance Section Hydraulic System Oil Level . of four grease fittings. if necessary. Maintain the hydraulic oil level in the sight gauge between the “MIN” mark and the “MAX” mark. Turn off the engine. 10. There is a total to the ground. Apply lubricant to the grease fitting on the top of 12. i00609994 i00661457 Hydraulic System Oil Level . Install the hydraulic tank filler cap. g00291789 Illustration 366 11. Move the backhoe to Apply lubricant to the grease fittings for the kingpin the transport position and lower the loader bucket bearings of the rear steerable axle.

There is a grease fitting for Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (7) for the each side of the machine. There is a grease fitting for each side of the machine. There is a There is a total of 17 grease fittings. Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (4) for the rod end of the lift cylinder. There is a grease fitting for each side of the machine. There is a grease fitting for Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (6) for the each side of the machine. There is a grease fitting for each side of the machine. upper pivot pin. There is a grease fitting Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (9) for the for each side of the machine. end of the lift cylinder. There is a grease Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (8) for the fitting for each side of the machine. Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (7) for the rod end of the tilt cylinder. head end of the tilt cylinder. Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (11) for the lower pivot pin of the parallel linkage. Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (1) for the Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (3) for the frame and for the lift arm. center pivot pin of the parallel linkage. frame and for the lift arm. There is a grease fitting Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (5) for the rod for each side of the machine. fitting for each side of the machine. and Linkage Bearings . 7070. 221 Maintenance Section Loader Bucket. There is a grease fitting upper pivot pin of the tilt linkage. Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (3) for the head end of the lift cylinder. Cylinder. There is a grease fitting for each side of the machine. There is a grease fitting for each side of the machine. Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (5) for the pivot pin at the loader lift arm. Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (2) for the upper pivot pin of the quick coupler assembly. Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (9) for the frame and for the parallel linkage. Cylinder. There g00291110 Illustration 368 is a grease fitting for each side of the machine. Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (2) for the pivot Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (4) for the rod for the linkage of bucket positioner and lift kickout.Lubricate SMCS Code: 7069. 7071 Single Tilt Machines g00291114 Illustration 369 Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (1) for the lower pivot pin of the quick coupler assembly. There is a grease fitting for each side of the machine. end of the tilt cylinder. There is a grease for each side of the machine.Lubricate i01035226 Parallel Lift Machines Loader Bucket. lower pivot pins. Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (10) for the head end of the lift cylinder. Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (6) for the pivot bearings for the bucket tilt cylinder. There is a grease fitting for each side of the machine. grease fitting for each side of the machine. There is a grease fitting for each side of the machine. There is a Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (8) for the grease fitting in each linkage (four total). and Linkage Bearings . .

oil.Check/Adjust There is a total of 24 grease fittings. amount of debris is found. Spread apart the pleats and inspect the element for metal and for other debris. and to other Note: Place machines that are equipped with all parts. Start the engine. and back to FORWARD.Inspect Check the area around the machine. Nonferrous metals can indicate wear on the 3. . 2. in the power train efficiency. An excessive amount of debris in the filter element can indicate a possible failure. Check the brakes on a dry. If metals are found in the filter element. The variations are the differences in the engine setting. Engage the parking brake. and back to FOURTH SPEED FORWARD. Consult your Caterpillar dealer in transmission move the transmission control lever order to arrange for further analysis if an excessive to FOURTH SPEED FORWARD. Move the transmission direction control lever to FORWARD. Make sure that the machine is clear of personnel and clear SMCS Code: 1318. rod bearings. Inspect A Used Filter for Debris Fasten the seat belt before you check the brakes. This can result in larger particles in unfiltered wheel drive into two-wheel drive mode. Note: The parking brake indicator light should come on and the parking brake alarm should sound. The brake holding effort that is required to sustain a machine at a specific engine rpm varies depending on the machine.Inspect Apply lubricant to the grease fittings (12) for the i00999998 lower pivot pin of the tilt linkage. lever to THIRD gear. Raise the bucket slightly. 1.222 Maintenance Section Oil Filter . The following checks are used to determine if the parking brake is functional. There is a grease fitting for each side of the machine. a magnet can be used to differentiate between ferrous metals and nonferrous metals. to Small amounts of debris may be found in the filter NEUTRAL. 3067. to NEUTRAL. move the transmission speed shift bearings. If the element. by Caterpillar can result in severe engine damage to engine bearings. g00514581 Illustration 371 Ferrous metals can indicate wear on steel parts and on cast iron parts. etc. 5068 of obstacles. level surface. to the crankshaft. These checks are not intended to measure the maximum brake holding effort. This could be caused by friction and by machine is equipped with a power shift normal wear. SMCS Code: 4267 i00052234 Check Procedure Oil Filter . The particles could enter the lubricating system and the particles could cause damage. Use a 4C-5084 Filter Cutter to cut the filter element open. g00100013 Illustration 370 The element is shown with debris. and in the brake holding ability. If the machine is equipped with the standard aluminum parts of the engine such as main transmission. or turbocharger bearings. Parking Brake . This is done in order to override the transmission Using an oil filter element that is not recommended neutralizer for this test.

g00101939 Illustration 374 You can use compressed air. Note: If necessary. reduce the engine Adjust”.Clean to NEUTRAL. Move the transmission Radiator Core . 2. perform the following procedure in order to adjust the parking brake. the operator seat. “Parking Brake Control - If the machine begins to move. Reduce the engine speed. speed immediately and apply the service brake pedal. Lower the blade to the ground.Clean 4. Repeat steps 1 to 6 in the check procedure. The machine should not move. reduce the engine speed immediately and apply the service brake pedal. Disengage the parking brake. 6. Reduce the engine speed. tilt the oil cooler away from the radiator in order to remove dust and debris between 3. Gradually increase the engine speed to high If the machine moves during the parking brake idle. Stop the engine. Testing and Adjusting. 4. Move the transmission to NEUTRAL. 1. If you run out of adjustment on the parking brake adjuster knob. refer to Systems Operation. However. If the machine begins to move. high pressure water. . Lower the bucket to the ground. SENR1259. turn the knob counterclockwise for one quarter of a turn. 223 Maintenance Section Radiator Core . then perform the adjustment procedure again. Apply the service brakes. SMCS Code: 1353 Stop the engine. Adjustment Procedure g00287717 Illustration 373 If the machine moved during the test. or steam to remove dust and other debris from the g00514571 radiator fins. As you view the parking brake adjuster knob from the radiator and the oil cooler. i00611590 5. test. the use of compressed air Illustration 372 is preferred.

Tighten the Rollover Protective Structure M24 bolts (2) to a torque of 524 ± 100 N·m (ROPS) . g00293546 Illustration 376 g00215958 Illustration 378 g00293545 Illustration 377 Inspect the seat belt for webbing that is worn or 1. If the buckle is worn or damaged. Do not repair the ROPS by welding reinforcement plates to the ROPS. bolts with original equipment parts only. the seat belt should be replaced at every three year interval. Failure to apply oil to the bolt threads can result in improper bolt torque. Replace the ROPS mounting supports if the ROPS rattles. SMCS Code: 7325 Note: Apply oil to all ROPS bolt threads before you install the bolts. Consult your Caterpillar dealer for repair of any cracks in the ROPS.Inspect (386 ± 74 lb ft). Inspect the ROPS for loose bolts or for damaged frayed. Regardless of the appearance of the seat belt. Replace the seat belt if the seat belt is worn bolts. . Replace the ROPS mounting supports if the ROPS emits a noise.224 Maintenance Section Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) . g00293549 i00317205 Illustration 375 Seat Belt . Replace any parts that are damaged or worn. replace the seat belt and/or the buckle. Check the buckle for wear or for damage.Inspect SMCS Code: 7327 Always check the condition of the seat belt and the condition of the mounting hardware before you operate the machine. Operate the machine on a rough surface. Replace any damaged bolts or missing or frayed. 2. Do not straighten the ROPS. A date label is attached to each seat belt.Inspect i01035235 Tighten the M16 bolts (1) to a torque of 165 ± 30 N·m (122 ± 22 lb ft). Use this label in order to determine the age of the seat belt.

Both hands may be required to steer. g00287719 Illustration 381 . If the stabilizers become noisy. If the seat belt mounting hardware is worn or damaged. (If Equipped) Note: Do not excessively apply a silicone based SMCS Code: 4324 lubricant. All Wheel Steer (AWS) Machines On AWS machines. the steering control will default to the front wheels if the steering system hydraulic pressure is lost. 7222 The machine should not be driven until the problem is corrected. replace the seat belt mounting hardware. 225 Maintenance Section Secondary Steering Test i00670147 Sideshift Stabilizer Wear Pads .Lubricate a malfunction of the secondary steering system. operation. a small Note: With the machine at rest. the steering during amount of a silicone based lubricant may be this test cycle may require more effort than normal applied. Before you start the engine. Turn the front wheels from the center position to each Stabilizer and Cylinder stop and return to the center position. the secondary steering system will become active. turn the steering wheel i00615050 while the vehicle weight is on the front wheels. Shim the stabilizer pads in order to maintain an acceptable fit and Secondary Steering Test reduce slop. The stabilizer pads do not normally require any lubrication. Make sure that the mounting bolts are tight. Dirt can be attracted to the lubricant and dirt can cause abrasion to the pad assemblies and If hydraulic pressure is lost during machine wear to the pad assemblies.Inspect SMCS Code: 7222-040 g00038621 Illustration 379 Check the seat belt mounting hardware for wear or for damage. Failure of the front wheels to complete the above cycle indicates Bearings . Refer to the Service Manual for the correct procedure. SMCS Code: 5468. steering. Illustration 380 g00292882 i00615000 Check the stabilizers for slop.

226 Maintenance Section Swing Frame and Cylinder Bearings . g00287723 Illustration 382 i00615434 Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (1) for the top Transmission Magnetic Screen swing pin. i00615425 Apply lubricant to the grease fitting for the head Tire Inflation . Drain the transmission oil. Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (4) for the bearing on the top of the swing cylinder. 7063 g00287414 Illustration 383 Measure the tire pressure on each tire. Change”. 6507. Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (5) for the bearing on the bottom of the swing cylinder. “Transmission Oil - cylinder. as shown. Consult your Caterpillar dealer for the correct load rating and for the correct operating pressures. There is a total of eight grease fittings. Repeat for the other swing cylinder. Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual. if necessary. i00615422 Swing Frame and Cylinder Bearings . Repeat for the other swing and Maintenance Manual.Check end of the cylinder.Lubricate SMCS Code: 5105. “Tire Inflation with Nitrogen”. Inflate the tires. 6506.Clean Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (2) for the bottom swing pin.Lubricate Position the stabilizer. Refer to Operation of the swing cylinder. . There is a total of two grease fittings. SMCS Code: 4203 Repeat for the other stabilizer. SMCS Code: 3030 Apply lubricant to the grease fitting (3) for the eye 1. Repeat for the other swing cylinder. g00293338 Illustration 384 Magnetic strainer cover for the standard transmission . “Tire Inflation with Air” and Operation and Maintenance Manual.

Refer to Operation and Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual. “Transmission Oil Filter . Engage the parking brake and stop the engine.Replace”.Clean”. Wash the tube and the screen in a clean. 10. with a stiff bristle g00291272 Illustration 387 brush. Install the magnetic screen. 9. Drain plug for power shift transmission 7. Clean the transmission drain plug and install the 8.Change g00293340 g00290414 Illustration 385 Illustration 386 Magnetic strainer cover for the power shift transmission Drain plug for standard transmission 2.Change SMCS Code: 3030. Lower the bucket to the ground and apply slight downward pressure. 3. transmission oil to drain into a suitable container. The machine should be level. Fill the transmission. Clean the transmission magnetic screen. 4. Install the cover. 3. if the seal is damaged. Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual. Tighten the cover bolts. “Transmission Magnetic Screen . 5. Clean the magnets with a cloth. 6. Replace 2. Remove the magnetic strainer cover. the seal. Replace any damaged magnets. . NOTICE Do not drop or rap the magnets against any hard ob- jects. Maintenance Manual. Remove the magnets from the housing. “Transmission Oil . nonflammable solvent. i00999666 Transmission Oil . Install the magnets and the tube assembly into 1. transmission drain plug. Allow the the magnetic screen. Change the transmission oil filter element. Remove the screen from the housing. or with pressure air. Change”. 227 Maintenance Section Transmission Oil . Clean the cover and inspect the seal. 11. Remove the transmission drain plug. 3080 Operate the machine for a few minutes in order to warm the transmission oil.

Replace the breather. Inspect the transmission for leaks. 11. 7. Check the oil level with the cold oil check side of the dipstick. Remove the dipstick/fill cap and fill the of the transmission case. Viscosities” and Operation and Maintenance Manual. “Refill Capacities”. . if necessary. Add transmission oil through the transmission filler tube.Change g00293359 g00291275 Illustration 388 Illustration 391 4. 10. Apply the service brake. Remove the transmission breather from the top 6. Stop the engine. Pull the hood release lever (1) in order to open the engine access door (2) on the top of the machine. g00287385 Illustration 389 Note: The transmission can be checked with cold transmission oil. Install the dipstick/fill cap and install the engine access door. Maintain the transmission oil level within the crosshatched region on the “CHECK WITH OIL WARM” side of the dipstick when the transmission is warm. “Lubricant breather to dry. Move the transmission control lever to NEUTRAL and engage the parking brake. Start the engine and run the engine at low idle. 8. g00287410 Illustration 390 5. Clean the breather transmission with transmission oil. The engine must be stopped in order to do a cold oil check. Refer to in clean nonflammable solvent and allow the Operation and Maintenance Manual. 9. Slowly operate the transmission controls in order to circulate the oil.228 Maintenance Section Transmission Oil .

229 Maintenance Section Transmission Oil Filter . element for leaks. i00999735 Transmission Oil Level . Start the engine and apply the service brake. Stop the engine. necessary. Replace SMCS Code: 3067 g00291275 Illustration 394 7. 2. 3081 Check the transmission oil level while the machine is on a level surface. Remove the transmission oil filter element with a strap type wrench. 5.Check SMCS Code: 3030. 3080. g00287385 Illustration 395 4. Apply a light coat of oil to the gasket of the new filter element. Slowly operate the transmission controls in order to circulate the transmission oil. . 8. 3. Inspect the filter Transmission Oil Filter . Add transmission oil. g00293355 Illustration 393 1. Clean the filter element mounting base. When the gasket contacts the mounting base.Replace i00617243 6. Maintain the transmission oil level within the Illustration 392 g00293353 crosshatched region on the “CHECK WITH WARM OIL” side of the dipstick when the The transmission filter is located on the left side of transmission is warm. Install the new filter element by hand. if the machine . Remove any part of the filter element gasket that remains on the filter element mounting base. tighten the filter element for an additional three quarters of a turn. Move the transmission control lever to NEUTRAL and engage the parking brake.

Stop the engine in order to inspect the belts. check belt adjustment after 30 minutes of operation. The additional load on the new belt could cause the new belt to break.Inspect/Adjust/ Replace SMCS Code: 1357 If new belts are installed. Check the oil level with the cold oil check side of the dipstick. Note: The transmission can be checked with cold transmission oil. 4. Empty the bucket.Inspect/Adjust/Replace i01035257 V-Belts . Illustration 398 4. of the machine. Remove the engine access panel on the left side dipstick/fill plug. 2. Replacing only one belt of a matched set will cause the new belt to carry more load because the older belts are stretched. machine.230 Maintenance Section V-Belts . Remove the pin that secures 1. Clean the dipstick/fill plug and install the 6. the engine access door (2) on the top of the Raise the loader arm to the maximum height. Add transmission oil. if necessary. 3. Remove the dipstick/fill plug for the transmission. g00291275 Illustration 397 2. Slowly lower the loader arms until the loader lift arm brace contacts the top of the lift cylinder and the bosses on the loader arm. Pull the hood release lever (1) in order to open the loader lift arm brace to the left loader lift arm. . g00287410 Illustration 396 1. always replace the belts in matched sets. 5. Maintain the oil level within the crosshatched region on the “CHECK WITH OIL WARM” side of the dipstick/fill plug when the transmission is warm. For multiple belt drive applications. The engine must be g00287238 stopped in order to do a cold oil check. 3. Push the pin through the holes of the loader lift arm brace and install the cotter pin. Position the loader lift arm brace over the left lift cylinder rod with the flat end against the cylinder end.

Move the compressor until the correct belt tension is reached. The air conditioner belt should deflect 10 mm (0. The 8. 11. If the amount of deflection is incorrect. Loosen the adjusting locknut (1). Loosen the alternator belts should deflect 10 mm (0. g00287242 Illustration 402 g00287235 14. 10. Remove the engine access panel on the right and the adjustment of the air conditioner belt. 16. 231 Maintenance Section V-Belts . repeat Step 8 to Step 10.Inspect/Adjust/Replace g00287234 g00287241 Illustration 399 Illustration 401 7. Install the engine access panel. Recheck the belt deflection. . Inspect the condition of the air conditioner belt 13. Tighten the adjusting locknut (1). g00287243 Illustration 403 15. under 110 N (25 lb) of force. Loosen the mounting bolt (1). Inspect the condition of the alternator belts Illustration 400 and the adjustment of the alternator belts. Tighten the compressor bracket mounting bolt (2). 9. 12.38 inch) under 110 N (25 lb) of force.38 inch) compressor bracket mounting bolt (2). Loosen the adjusting locknut (2). Move the alternator until the correct tension is reached. side of the machine.

if necessary. Lower the bucket to the ground. These objects must be clean. Tighten any loose bolts on Illustration 404 the ROPS. Replace the bulbs or lenses. Service the air filter elements when the yellow piston enters the red zone on the filter service indicator. Replace any missing valve caps. SMCS Code: 7000 Inspect the belts for the engine attachments (12) for worn belts. if necessary. Repair the bucket or the 18. Tighten the Inspect the loader bucket (9) for damage or for mounting bolt (1). Remove any trash buildup that is in the i00615722 engine compartment. Correct any leaks and pressure water. Inspect the 21. if necessary. Replace any bucket and the guards for damage. . If leaks are suspected. if deflection is incorrect. these objects must be in good condition. Inspect the lights (2) for broken bulbs and for broken lenses. couplings and fittings. Remove the dirt from the engine air cleaner. if necessary. hoses and brace to the stored position on the loader lift arm. Notify your Caterpillar dealer g00291276 for repairs. check the fluid levels more differential for leaks and the rear differential for frequently than the recommended intervals. Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual. If leaks are inflation. any significant quantity of oil is spilled on a machine. necessary. 19. NOTICE Accumulated grease and oil on a machine is a fire haz. excessive wear. at least every 1000 hours or each time remove any trash buildup from the radiator (7). Inspect the torque converter for leaks. and for trash buildup. Inspect the backhoe bucket (14) for damage or for excessive wear. Check the torque on new wheels or repaired wheels. repeat Step 15 to Step 17. Recheck the belt deflection. Check 20. Inspect the tires (10) for damage and for proper Note: Inspect the machine for leaks. Inspect the access covers for damage or the linkage. check the fluid levels more frequently than the recommended intervals. Inspect the cooling system for leaks. Inspect the hydraulic system for leaks. Repair the bucket are secured.232 Maintenance Section Walk-Around Inspection 17. Inspect the linkage (8) for damage or for excessive wear. Clean the screens on the Walk-Around Inspection engine access doors. Inspect the transmission (13) for leaks. Inspect the engine air cleaner (5) for dirt buildup. If the amount of linkage. Inspect the front If leaks are observed.Check”. leak. Inspect the steps and handholds (3). Inspect the backhoe linkage (1) for Make sure that the access covers and the guards damage or for excessive wear. Inspect the axles (11) for leaks. teeth. Also. Inspect the Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) for damage. Tighten the adjusting locknut (2). cylinder rod seals. Start the engine. Raise the loader arms to the the hoses around the transmission. Correct any leaks. 22. Tighten observed. if necessary. Remove this debris with steam cleaning or high hoses. maximum height. Replace any bucket teeth. find the source of the leak and correct the any loose bolts. “Wheel Nut Torque . Inspect the engine compartment (6) for trash buildup. Remove the pin and replace the loader lift arm hydraulic tank (4). Replace any damaged belts. Also inspect plugs. for cracked edges or for frayed edges. tubes. leaks. for faulty ard. Correct any leaks. Install the engine access panel.

025 to 0. Install sufficient blocking under the frame and lower the machine to the blocking. g00287728 Illustration 406 6. i00615726 Wheel Bearings (Front) . Adjust the rearview mirrors for best visibility. 10.25 inch) thick film of grease on the spindle surface. between the bearing assemblies in the hub. 9. Do not Put a drop of oil on all wheel studs on reassembly.Check SMCS Code: 4051. Install the hub cap. Inspect the seals for damage. wheel should turn freely within 0. 1. the nut and the wheel. Apply a 6 mm (0. SMCS Code: 4205. Pack a 6 mm (0.001 to 0. While you turn the wheel. 12. 16. 4199. 2. Remove the hub cap (1).25 inch) layer of grease Keep the operator’s compartment clean. 4200 g00107659 Illustration 405 4. 233 Maintenance Section Wheel Bearings (Front) . Remove the cotter pin (2). pull off the hub all the way. 5. 7. Do not fully pack the hub with grease. Inspect the roller assemblies for heat Use a star pattern when you torque the nuts. Check the torque on new wheels or repaired wheels Then. Check the nuts on all four wheels. Install the hub. tighten the nut (3) until (Two-Wheel Drive) a slight drag is noticed. after every ten service hours until the specified torque is maintained. . All bearing surfaces must make contact.010 inch) end play. nonflammable solvent and allow the parts to air dry. nut (3). Back off the nut to the nearest slot and install the cotter pin.25 mm (0. Force the grease through the bearing from the large end of the rollers. Remove the nuts and both wheels. 11. Lubricate 13. Raise the front wheels slightly off the ground.Lubricate Inspect the operator’s compartment for cleanliness. Clean all of the parts in clean. 8. and washer (4). 4208 14. Tighten the lug nuts to a torque of 400 ± 40 N·m (295 ± 30 lb ft). Pull the hub assembly (5) until the cone and roller assembly come out of the hub assembly. the bearings. discoloration and for wear. 15. Replace any damaged parts. the washer. 3. Make sure that the grease gets packed between the rollers and the cage on both bearings. Torque the nuts to 400 ± 40 N·m (295 ± 30 lb ft). use pressure air. The Use the following procedure for both wheels. i00615727 Wheel Nut Torque .

replace the wiper blades . 7340 g00287727 Illustration 407 Use commercially available window cleaning solutions in order to clean the windows.Clean SMCS Code: 7310.Clean i00615728 Windows . Clean the outside of the windows from the ground unless handholds are available. Replace the wiper blades if the wiper blades are worn or damaged. If the wiper blades streak the window. .234 Maintenance Section Windows . i01193237 Window Wipers - Inspect/Replace SMCS Code: 7305 Inspect the condition of the wiper blades.