'D' Maintenance Checks
Repeat the "A, B, & C" Maintenance Checks each time
To clean the steering/outrigger filter, proceed as follows:
the following checks are performed.
1. Block the machine to prevent possible machine
PERFORM QUARTERLY LUBRICATION
lubricate the quarterly lubrication points with the type of
2. Remove the filter bowl, using a suitable box wrench.
3. Remove the wire filter element from the bowl and
DRAIN SEDIMENT & WATER FROM FUEL TANK
inspect the material trapped in the filter. The type of
material trapped in the filter can indicate that a
component in the system is deteriorating or is about to
accumulate in the fuel tank, the drain at the bottom of the
fuel tank should be opened every 500 hours to drain off
any accumulated water and sediment.
4. Clean the filter element in a suitable solvent and dry it
with clean compressed air. Assemble the filter element
CHECK CONDITION OF COOLING SYSTEM HOSES
on the filter head, and then replace the filter bowl.
Inspect all of the engine cooling system hoses at least
Tighten the filter bowl using a suitable box wrench.
the hoses if necessary.
CHECK AIR VALVES & CYLINDERS FOR LEAKS
All air valves and cylinders should be checked
periodically for leaks. To do so, actuate the valve or
cylinder and coat the device with a soap solution.
Leakage which causes a bubble one inch or larger to
form in one second is considered excessive, and the
device should be scheduled for repair or replacement.
CLEAN STEERING/OUTRIGGER FILTER
The power steering/outrigger filter is located on the left
side of the engine compartment, ahead of the radiator.
Access to the filter is gained by reaching up from below
the front of the machine
Figure 4-17. Steering/Outrigger Filter
CHECK CLUTCH ADJUSTMENT
The amount of clutch pedal free travel should be
checked to determine the need for clutch adjustment.
Free travel is the distance the pedal can be depressed
before resistance is felt, and is best checked by hand.