The Maintenance Schedule lists checks or ad-
Dirt trapped by the filter element gradually
increases the pressure drop across the cleaner. As
justments within machine systems or related com-
the resistance increases, the Red Flag of the indi-
cator gradually rises in the window. When the flag
Procedure form each system listed at a speci-
reaches the top position it will lock in place regard-
fied interval are described in sequence. They should
less of whether or not the engine is running. Serv-
be performed at the same time as the lubrication
ice filter element at this time. Press reset button
(Item 2, Figure 11) to reset service indicator.
DAILY OR SHIFT MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS
Check Tire Pressure and Casings: Check air
pressure in all tires. See Specifications and Service
Data for recommended air pressure. Particular at-
tention must be emphasized when checking hydro-
CHECK AIR CLEANER SERVICE INDICATOR
inflated tires as there is less volume of air to pro-
vide cushioning. Be sure valve caps are in place to
CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND CASINGS
prevent dirt, moisture, and foreign material from
damaging valve core.
VISUALLY INSPECT MACHINE
Inspect Brakes: On machines equipped with
disc brakes, visually inspect to insure that all bolts
E n g i n e Maintenance: Refer to Operation and
Maintenance Manual of engine manufacturer for
lining wear has not occured. Linings worn to 1/8"
maintenance instructions of engine and acessories.
t h i c k n e s s should be replaced. Discs worn to less
t h a n .450 inch should be replaced. Inspect brake
Check Air Cleaner Service Indicator: Mounted
h y d r a u l i c system to be certain that no leakage is
on the air cleaner outlet to the engine, the service
indicator is factory set to signal when servicing of
the filter element is required. Refer to Figure 11.
V i s u a l l y I n s p e c t M a c h i n e : Visually inspect
general condition of the machine, operating con-
trols, instruments and switches, control rods, cable
c o n t r o l s and linkage, fuel pump, filters and the
radiator for any noticeable damage.
Special attention must be emphasized when in-
specting components of the oil system, fuel system,
a n d cooling system. If unusual, or unexplained
traces of oil, fuel, or water are found on or below
components of the respective systems locate and
correct such leaks immediately.
Unexplained oil streaks on or below the en-
g i n e , transmission, torque converter, or axle as-
semblies must be carefully investigated. Such indi-
cations may be evidence of cracks, loose mounting
2. Reset Button
b o l t s , damaged seals or gaskets, which (if neg-
1. Red Flag
lected) may result in complete failure and major
Air Cleaner Service Indicator
damage to the engine and drive line.
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