D10R Track-Type Tractor Engine Oil Level - Check Caterpillar

Engine Oil Level - Check

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Hot oil and components can cause personal injury.

Do not allow hot oil or components to contact skin.


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

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  1. Open the access cover (if equipped) that is on the left side of the machine.

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  2. Check the “SAFE STARTING RANGE” side of dipstick (1) before starting the engine when the engine oil is cold.

    Check the “SAFE OPERATING RANGE” side of dipstick (1) while the engine is running at low idle. The oil should be at operating temperature. Maintain the oil level in the SAFE OPERATING RANGE.

    Note: When you operate the machine on severe slopes, the oil level in the engine crankcase must be in the “SAFE OPERATING RANGE” zone of the dipstick.

  3. Remove oil filler cap (2). If necessary, add oil.

  4. Clean the oil filler cap and install the oil filler cap.

  5. Close the access cover (if equipped).