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Caterpillar D3K, D4K and D5K: Maintenance (Every 1000 Service Hours or 6 Months)

This semi-annual procedure focuses on battery inspection, checking the engine valve lash, and it also gives you the complete list of instructions on how to replace the hydraulic system oil filter. This maintenance procedure will help you ensure that your equipment performs at its best.
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05/03/2021

Caterpillar D3K, D4K and D5K: Maintenance (Every 1000 Service Hours or 6 Months)

14 steps
This semi-annual procedure focuses on battery inspection, checking the engine valve lash, and it also gives you the complete list of instructions on how to replace the hydraulic system oil filter. This maintenance procedure will help you ensure that your equipment performs at its best.
  • Battery - Inspect

  • Tighten the battery retainers on all batteries at every 1000 hour interval.

  • Engine Valve Lash - Check

  • For the correct procedure, refer to the appropriate Service Manual module for your machine's engine or consult your Caterpillar dealer.

  • Note: A qualified mechanic should adjust the engine valve lash because special tools and training are required.

  • Hydraulic System Oil Filter - Replace

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  • Hydraulic System Oil Filter - Replace

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  • Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) - Inspect

  • Inspect the Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) for bolts that are loose or damaged. Replace any damaged bolts and any missing bolts with original replacement parts only.

  • Do not weld reinforcement plates to the ROPS in order to straighten the ROPS. Do not weld reinforcement plates to the ROPS in order to repair the ROPS.

  • If the ROPS has any cracks in the welds, in the castings, or in any metal section, consult your Caterpillar dealer for repairs.

  • Winch Oil Filter - Replace

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