'B' Maintenance Checks
At each "B" Maintenance Check, perform all "A" Checks
in addition to the following.
PERFORM WEEKLY LUBRICATION
Refer to the lubrication charts, in Section III of this
manual, and lubricate all the weekly lubrication points
indicated with the type of lubricant specified.
CHECK BATTERY ELECTROLYTE LEVEL
The battery is located in the compartment just behind the
Check the battery water level, and add distilled water as
necessary to maintain the water level 3/8 inch (9.2 mm)
above the plates. Clean any corrosion and/or dirt from
the battery and terminals.
CHECK SWING REDUCER OIL LEVEL
Remove the filler plug from the swing reducer to check
the level of the oil in the reducer. The oil should be just
Figure 4-3. Swing Reducer Filler Plug
up to the bottom of the filler opening. If the oil is not at
To replace the filter cartridge, proceed as follows (see
the proper level, add oil of the type specified in Section ill
as required to bring the oil to tie proper level (see Figure
1. Remove the four clamps which hold the moisture
eliminator in place, and remove the moisture eliminator.
CHECK AIR CLEANER
Air cleaner filter cartridge changes can be scheduled,
but due to wide variations in dust and weather
conditions, even in the same location, changing "as
required" is usually more economical.
Until sufficient experience is gained, however, to
determine the "as required" change interval, the air
cleaner should be checked weekly.
Loss of engine power or excessive
indications that the filter cartridge is
clogged and requires changing.
Figure 4-4. Engine Air Cleaner