D10R Track-Type Tractor Final Drive Oil Level - Check Caterpillar

Final Drive Oil Level - Check

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

Hot oil and components can cause personal injury.

Do not allow hot oil or components to contact skin.


Care must be taken to ensure that fluids are contained during performance of inspection, maintenance, testing, adjusting and repair of the machine. Be prepared to collect the fluid with suitable containers before opening any compartment or disassembling any component containing fluids.

Refer to Special Publication, NENG2500, "AVSpare Tools and Shop Products Guide", for tools and supplies suitable to collect and contain fluids.

Dispose of all fluids according to local regulations and mandates.

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  1. Position one final drive so that oil level mark (1) is horizontal with the oil filler plug (2).

  2. Remove oil filler plug (2).

  3. The oil level should be at the bottom of the filler plug opening. Add oil, if necessary.

  4. Wipe the magnet in order to clean the plug.

  5. Install oil filler plug (2).

  6. Repeat Step 1 to Step 5 in order to check the oil level in the other final drive.