D5M Track-Type Tractor Engine Oil and Filter - Change Caterpillar


Engine Oil and Filter - Change
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D5M Track-Type Tractor [SEBU6886]
LUBRICATION SYSTEM
FILTER GP-ENGINE OIL
D5M Track-Type Tractor Engine Oil and Filter - Change

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

Hot oil and components can cause personal injury.

Do not allow hot oil or components to contact skin.

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  1. Remove the crankcase drain access cover, which is in the crankcase guard.

  1. Remove the crankcase drain plug. Allow the oil to drain into a suitable container.



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  1. Remove the crankcase oil filter element and discard the crankcase oil filter element properly. Make sure that all of the old filter seal is removed from the filter base.

  1. Apply a thin coat of oil to the new filter seal. Install the new crankcase oil filter element by hand. When the gasket contacts the filter base, tighten the filter element by an additional turn of 270 degrees. Rotation index marks are on the new filter element. These rotation index marks are spaced at 90 degree intervals. Use these rotation index marks as a guide for proper tightening.

  1. Install the crankcase drain plug.



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  1. Remove oil filler cap (1). Fill the crankcase with new oil. See Operation and Maintenance Manual, "Refill Capacities". Clean the oil filler cap and install the oil filler cap.

  1. Always measure the oil level with dipstick (2) in order to ensure that the correct amount of oil was added.

  1. On the dipstick, maintain the oil level between the "ADD" mark and "FULL" mark.