983 TRAXCAVATOR Every 1000 Service Hours Or 6 Months Caterpillar

Every 1000 Service Hours Or 6 Months
1.1. (17)Transmission, Bevel Gear And Steering Clutch Compartment
2.1. (18)Diesel Fuel Tank
3.1. (19)Universal Joint
4.1. (20)Final Drives

(17)Transmission, Bevel Gear And Steering Clutch Compartment

Transmission oil must be warm, engine stopped, bucket on ground and brake lock applied.

1. Remove transmission and bevel gear compartment drain plug. Drain compartment.

2. Remove steering clutch compartments drain plugs. Drain compartments.
3. Clean and install all drain plugs.

4. Lower hinged guard.

5. Remove converter screen housing drain plug. Drain housing.
6. Remove cover and screen.

7. Separate cover and screen. Wash screen in clean solvent. Clean drain plug.
8. Assemble screen to cover. Inspect gaskets. Install new gaskets if necessary, then install drain plug and cover in converter.
9. Closed hinged guard.
10. Change filter elements and breather, wash magnetic strainer (see item 9).

11. Fill compartment. See Refill Capacities.

12. Check oil level and add oil if required. Operate Traxcavator a few minutes and recheck oil level.

(18)Diesel Fuel Tank

Open fuel tank drain valve and drain water and sediment. Close valve.

(19)Universal Joint

Lubricate 2 fittings.

(20)Final Drives

1. Remove final drive fill plugs.

2. Remove final drive drain plugs and drain compartment.

3. Remove breathers. Install new breathers.
4. Clean and install drain plugs.

5. Fill compartment to level of fill plug openings. See Refill Capacities.

6. Clean and install fill plugs. Check oil level after a few minutes operation. Add oil as required.