7B0350 FITTING A. Caterpillar parts FITTING
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Remove the oil filler cap (3). Fill the crankcase with oil and install the filler cap. Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual, "Lubricant Viscosities" for the type of oil. Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual, "Capacities (Refill)" for the amount of oil.
Start the engine and operate the engine at low idle for five minutes. Inspect the engine oil filters for leaks. Make any necessary repairs.
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Maintain the oil level within operating range (X), between the "ADD" mark and the "FULL" mark on the oil level gauge.
If the engine is stopped and the oil is cold, maintain the oil level on the "ENGINE STOPPED WITH COLD OIL" side of the dipstick.
If the engine is running and the oil is at operating temperature, maintain the oil level on the "ENGINE AT LOW IDLE WITH WARM OIL" side of the dipstick. QuickEvac
The QuickEvac/Prelubrication system is not available on later machines.
Extended operation of the QuickEvac motor could damage the motor and result in loss of emergency steering capability, which could cause injury or death. The QuickEvac motor should not be used longer than 5 minutes. The motor should be allowed to cool to ambient temperatures before reuse.
Item Part Number Description
A 187-1458 QuickEvac Service Tool
Park the machine on a level surface. Place the transmission control lever in the PARK position. The oil must be warm and the engine must be stopped.
Move the engine lockout switch upward in order to activate the engine lockout mode. Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual, "Engine Lockout Control" for more information. Note: The QuickEvac system will only evacuate the oil when the engine lockout mode is active.
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Detach the quick disconnect fittings. Attach QuickEvac Tool (A) to male quick disconnect fitting (6). Attach an air supply to the designated hose on the QuickEvac Tool. Purge the oil system of the engine and the oil filters for 10 seconds by using 620 kPa (90 psi) of air pressure. Detach the air supply.
Attach the designated hose from the QuickEvac Tool to female quick disconnect fitting (7) and attach the electrical connection for the QuickEvac Tool to electrical connection (5).
Use the remote operator switch on the QuickEvac Tool to evacuate the oil from the engine.
Detach the QuickEvac Tool after the oil is evacuated. Attach male quick disconnect fitting (6) to female quick disconnect fitting (7).
Remove used oil filters (2) and discard the used oil filters. Refer to Illustration 2. Note: The filters are accessed through the right front wheel well. Oil may be trapped in the filter housing bases. In order to avoid possible burns, remove the filters when the filters are cool enough to touch with your bare hand. Drain the oil into a suitable container.
Clean the filter housing base. Make sure that the former gaskets are removed.
Apply a thin film of clean engine oil to the seal of each new filter.
Install the filters by hand. Tighten each filter until the sealing surface contacts the base. Note the position of the index marks on each