Diesel fuel and all lubricants are flammable.
Do not weld on pipes or tubes that
contain oil. Clean them thoroughly with
nonflammable solvent before welding.
Do not smoke when refueling.
Have jobsite fuel tanks protected by an
embankment or steel post so tanks are not
struck by equipment when fueling.
Use caution when removing the radiator
cap or any drain plugs, grease fittings or
Do not attempt any repairs you do not
Collect drained oil and wipe up spills
when draining oil.
Accumulated grease and oil on a machine
is a fire hazard. Remove this debris with
steam cleaning or high pressure water at
least every 1000 service hours or anytime a
significant quantity of oil is spilled on the
Loose or damaged lines, tubes, and
hoses, which leak, can cause fires.*
* Do not bend or strike high pressure
lines. Do not install bent or damaged
lines, tubes, and hoses.
*Inspect all lines, tubes, and hoses,
carefully. Tighten all connections to the
recommended torque. Make sure that
all clamps, guards, and heat shields, are
installed correctly to prevent vibration,
rubbing against other parts, or excessive
heat during operation.
* Shields, which protect hot exhaust
components from oil or fuel spray, in
the event of a line, tube, or seal failure,
must be installed correctly.
Whenever draining a lubricant, extreme
caution should be used; the lubricant may
be hot and can cause personal injury.