824 & 834 WHEEL TRACTORS Every 1000 Service Hours Or 6 Months Caterpillar

Every 1000 Service Hours Or 6 Months
1.1. (23)Frame Lower Pivot Bearings
2.1. (24)Drive Shaft Support Bearing
3.1. (25)Drive Shaft Front Spline
4.1. (26)Drive Shaft Universal Joints
5.2. Front Universal Joint
6.2. Center Universal Joint
7.2. Rear Universal Joint
8.1. (27)Transmission Drive Shaft Universal Joints
9.1. (28)Transmission
10.1. (29)Steering Shaft Lower Bearing

(23)Frame Lower Pivot Bearings

Lubricate 1 fitting.

(24)Drive Shaft Support Bearing

Lubricate 1 fitting.

(25)Drive Shaft Front Spline

Remove plug and insert fitting. Lubricate 1 fitting. Remove fitting and insert plug.

(26)Drive Shaft Universal Joints

Front Universal Joint

1. Lubricate 1 fitting.

Center Universal Joint

2. Lubricate 2 fittings.

Rear Universal Joint

3. Lubricate 2 fittings.

(27)Transmission Drive Shaft Universal Joints

Lubricate 2 fittings.


1. Transmission oil warm, engine stopped, equipment lowered and parking brake set.

------ WARNING! ------

Use caution when draining oil. Personal injury can result if hot oil contacts skin.


2. Remove transmission drain plug and allow oil to drain.

3. Change filter element. See item (21).

4. Remove strainer cover and retaining bolts.

5. Remove tube and screen.

6. Wash tube, screen and magnets in clean solvent.
7. Clean magnets with a cloth, stiff bristle brush or pressure air.

------ WARNING! ------

When using pressure air, wear safety face shield and protective clothing. Use 30 PSI (2 kg/cm2) maximum pressure air for cleaning purposes.



Do not drop or rap magnets against hard objects. Replace any damaged magnets.

8. Install tube and screen. Tighten retaining nuts.
9. Install cover. Use a new gasket if necessary.

10. Remove breather.

11. Wash breather in clean solvent. Oil element lightly and install breather.

12. Remove transmission oil filler cap.
13. Clean and install drain plug.
14. Fill transmission. See REFILL CAPACITIES.
15. Operate tractor a few minutes and recheck oil level.
16. Install filler cap.

(29)Steering Shaft Lower Bearing

1. Remove plug.
2. Lubricate with 2 or 3 squirts of oil.
3. Install plug.