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Caterpillar D3K, D4K and D5K: Maintenance (Every 10 hours or Daily)

This daily procedure provides the actual manual link for your backup alarm test, brakes, indicators and gauges test, etc. This will help your equipment maintain superior efficiency.
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10/24/2021

Caterpillar D3K, D4K and D5K: Maintenance (Every 10 hours or Daily)

16 steps
This daily procedure provides the actual manual link for your backup alarm test, brakes, indicators and gauges test, etc. This will help your equipment maintain superior efficiency.
  • Backup Alarm - Test

  • Illustration 110

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  • Illustration 111

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  • Brakes, Indicators and Gauges - Test

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  • Check the operation of the Caterpillar Monitoring System. Observe the self test when you start the engine.

  • The system performs an automatic self test when you turn the engine start switch to the ON position.

  • The self test verifies that the monitoring panel and the display modules are operating properly.

  • The internal circuits, the indicators, and the gauges are automatically checked.

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  • The operator must observe whether gauges (1), indicators (2), and displays (3) are operating properly. The self test lasts for approximately three seconds.

  • During the self test, all alert indicators flash.

  • The digital display shows the following readouts:

  • The monitoring panel is then in the normal operating mode.

  • If the above tests are not correctly completed, the system will not function in the normal operating mode. Consult your Caterpillar dealer for an electrical system check. Any repairs must be made before you start the engine.

  • Turn on all of the machine lights. Check for proper operation. Sound the forward horn.

  • Move the machine forward and test the service brakes.

  • Bulldozer Power Angling Tilt Hinge Pins - Lubricate

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  • Cab Filter (Fresh Air) - Clean/Inspect/Replace (If Equipped)

  • Note: Clean the filter element more often in dusty conditions. If there is a noticeable reduction in the air flow from the air vents, check the filter element.

  • Note: Enclosed ROPS only

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  • Cooling System Coolant Level - Check

  • SMCS Code: 1353; 1354; 1395; 7520

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  • Engine Oil Level - Check

  • ! WARNING

  • Hot oil and components can cause personal injury.

  • Do not allow hot oil or components to contact skin.

  • NOTICE: Perform this maintenance with the engine stopped.

  • NOTICE: Do not under fill or overfill engine crankcase with oil. Either condition can cause engine damage.

  • Illustration 141

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  • Note: For the best results, check the engine oil level after the engine has been off for two hours or more. This will allow all of the oil to drain back into the engine crankcase.

  • Hydraulic System Oil Level - Check

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  • Illustration 184

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  • Seat Belt - Inspect

  • Always check the condition of the seat belt and the condition of the seat belt mounting hardware before you operate the machine. Replace any parts that are damaged or worn before you operate the machine.

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  • Note: Within three years of the date of installation or within five years of the date of manufacture, replace the seat belt. Replace the seat belt at the date which occurs first. A date label for determining the age of the seat belt is attached to the seat belt, the seat belt buckle, and the seat belt retractor.

  • Winch Cable - Inspect

  • ! WARNING

  • Wear leather gloves when handling the winch ca- ble.

  • Illustration 207

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  • Winch Fairlead Rollers - Lubricate

  • Illustration 215

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