0005261 LOCK Caterpillar parts LOCK
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Weight: 0.010 pounds 0 kg.
Care must be taken to ensure that fluids are contained during performance of inspection, maintenance, testing, adjusting, and repair of the product. Be prepared to collect the fluid with suitable containers before opening any compartment or disassembling any component containing fluids.Refer to Special Publication, NENG2500, "Dealer Service Tool Catalog" for tools and supplies suitable to collect and contain fluids on Cat products.Dispose of all fluids according to local regulations and mandates.
RECOMMENDED AMOUNT OF EXTENDER BY COOLING SYSTEM CAPACITY
Cooling System Capacity Recommended Amount of Extender
22 to 30 L (6 to 8 US gal) 0.57 L (0.60 qt)
30 to 38 L (8 to 10 US gal) 0.71 L (0.75 qt)
38 to 49 L (10 to 13 US gal) 0.95 L (1 qt)
49 to 64 L (13 to 17 US gal) 1.18 L (1.25 qt)
65 to 83 L (17 to 22 US gal) 1.60 L (54 oz) When a Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant (ELC) is used, an extender must be added to the cooling system. See the Operation and Maintenance Manual, "Maintenance Interval Schedule" for the proper service interval. The amount of extender is determined by the cooling system capacity.For additional information about adding an extender, see Special Publication, SEBU6250, "Caterpillar Machine Fluids Recommendations" or consult your Caterpillar dealer.
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The filler cap is located under access door (1) on the top, left side of the radiator guard. Slowly loosen the filler cap in order to relieve the pressure. Remove the cap.
Add ELC. Drain some coolant from the radiator into a suitable container in order to allow space for the extra ELC. Note: Always discard drained fluids according to local regulations.
Start the engine. Run the engine without the filler cap until the thermostat opens and the coolant level stabilizes. Check for leaks.
Check the coolant level. If necessary, add premixed coolant in order to correct the coolant level.
Inspect the filler cap gasket. Replace the filler cap if the gasket is damaged.
Install the filler cap.