cosity of not less than 42 seconds at operating tem-
perature. The oil selected should have a high shear
stability to insure that the viscosity remains with-
in recommended limits. Viscosity Index should not
be less than 90.
3. Have a pour point of 20°F. (11°C.) below start-up
not be used to dilute normal fluids.
NOTE: Lubricants to the above specification may be used in prevailing ambient temperature range of
Above 0°F. (-18oC.) in the Main / Steering Hydraulic System ONLY.
There are literally hundreds of commercial brands of oil marketed today. Obviously, it is not physically
possible or practical to test and evaluate each one of these brands of oil. Satisfactory OIL, QUALITY is
the responsibility of the oil supplier, therefore, the selection of a suitable lubricant should be made in con-
sultation with a reputable oil supplier. Strict observance of oil change recommendations and proper filter
maintenance will provide the best assurance of satisfactory performance.
2 . Fluid must be HOT (operating temperature of
SERVICE DAILY (Every 8 Operating Hours)
180°F. to 200oF.) (82oC. to 94oC.).
Grease Fittings: Lubricate all points indicated
on Chassis Lubrication Chart for 8 hour intervals.
3 . Engine must be IDLING.
U s e grade of lubricant specified on lubrication
charts according to ambient temperature.
4. Area around transmission dipstick opening
must be CLEAN.
Engine and Accessories: Refer to Operation
5 . Maintain fluid level to indicated FULL mark on
and Maintenance Manual of engine manufacturer
for lubrication instructions of engine and acces-
Refill as necessary adding fluid through the
Fuel Tank: Fill fuel tank with clean fuel han-
transmission fill plug.
dled in clean containers. Use a good brand of fuel
procured from a reliable company.
S e e "Every 250 Operating Hours" for Filter
C h a n g e , and "Every 500 Operating Hours" for
Diesel Engine: For most operating conditions,
Drain and Refill.
a No. 2 Diesel Fuel Oil Cetane 40 minimum is rec-
ommended. For unusual operating conditions with
Hydraulic Reservoir: Check oil level daily ob-
regard to load, speed, idling time, or ambient air
serving the following conditions:
temperature, refer to fuel oil specifications recom-
mended by engine manufacturer.
1. Machine must be LEVEL.
Radiator: Check daily and refill as required
2. Blade must be on GROUND.
with clean, soft water. See "Every 1000 Operating
3. Engine must be SHUT DOWN.
Hours" for Drain and Refill.
4. Area around reservoir cap must be CLEAN.
Torque Converter and Transmission: Check
fluid level daily observing the following conditions.
Loosen reservoir, cap at right side of machine
SLOWLY to relieve pressure in reservoir tank; then
1. Machine must be LEVEL.
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