GENERAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Work Safety, Relieving Hydraulic System Pressure, Relieving Air System Pressure, General Information,
Cleaning Instructions, Inspection Instructions, Repair Instructions, Lubrication Instructions, Standard
Tool Requirements, Applying Torque, Tagging Instructions, Lines and Ports, Fluid Disposal
Tools and Special Tools
Cleaning Compound, Solvent, Type III (WP
These general maintenance instructions contain general shop practices and specific methods you must be familiar
with to properly maintain the H100C Loader. You should read and understand these practices and methods before
starting maintenance tasks on the loader.
1. Before starting a task, think about the risks and hazards to your safety as well as that of others. Wear
protective gear such as safety goggles or lenses, safety shoes, rubber apron, and gloves. Protect yourself
2. Observe all WARNINGs, CAUTIONs, and NOTEs.
3. When lifting heavy parts, have someone help you. Make sure lifting equipment is working properly, suitable for
the task assigned, of sufficient load capacity, and secured against slipping.
4. Always use power tools carefully.
5. Before beginning a procedure, ensure the following conditions have been observed, unless otherwise
a. Loader must be parked on level ground with parking brake engaged.
b. Transmission must be in NEUTRAL.
Engine must be off.
d. Components which are hot at operating temperatures (i.e., cooling, exhaust, and hydraulic systems) must
cool down before they are removed.
e. Components must, however, be at operating temperature to be tested.
Batteries must be disconnected when performing electrical system maintenance.
g. Hydraulic system pressure must be relieved before disconnecting any hydraulic system line or fitting.
Refer to Relieving Hydraulic System Pressure in this work package.