966G Series II Wheel Loader and 972G Series II Wheel Loader Hydraulic System Lift Kickout - Adjust Caterpillar


Lift Kickout - Adjust
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966G Series II Wheel Loader and 972G Series II Wheel Loader Hydraulic System [RENR4396]
HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
KICKOUT & POSITIONER GP
966G Series II Wheel Loader and 972G Series II Wheel Loader Hydraulic System Work Tool Positioner - Adjust
966G Series II Wheel Loader and 972G Series II Wheel Loader Hydraulic System Lift Kickout - Adjust
1.1. Machine Preparation for Troubleshooting
2.1. Adjust the Lift Kickout

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

Sudden movement or accidental starting of the machine can cause personal injury or death to persons on or near the machine.

To prevent personal injury or death, perform the following:

Park the machine on a smooth, level surface.

Lower the work tool to the ground and engage the parking brake.

Stop the engine and remove the key.

Block the wheels and install the steering frame lock.


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

Personal injury or death can result from sudden movement of the lift cylinders or the tilt cylinders. Do not stand under the work tool when you are testing or adjusting the lift cylinders or the tilt cylinders.

Do not stand under the lift arms when you are testing or adjusting the lift cylinders or the tilt cylinders.


Machine Preparation for Troubleshooting

  1. Park the machine on a smooth, level surface. Park the machine away from working machines and personnel. Lower the work tools to the ground.

  2. Allow only one operator on the machine. Keep all personnel away from the machine or in the view of the operator.

  3. Engage the parking brake.


    Illustration 1g00893065

  4. Place the steering frame lock in the LOCKED position.

    Reference: For more information about preparing the machine for troubleshooting, refer to the Service Manual module Testing and Adjusting, "Machine Preparation for Troubleshooting" for the machine that is being serviced.

Adjust the Lift Kickout

  1. Start the engine. Raise the lift arms to the desired lift kickout height. Ensure that the lift arms are properly supported. Turn the engine start switch to the OFF position.

    Note: The lift kickout is located on the left side of the front frame.



    Illustration 2g00991055

  2. Loosen bolts (3). Adjust magnet (2) so the center of magnet (3) is aligned with the center of control group (1).

  3. Tighten bolts (3).


    Illustration 3g00991059

  4. Loosen bolts (4). Adjust control group (1) so the face of control group (1) is aligned to magnet (2) with the proper gap. The gap should be 8 ± 2 mm (0.32 ± 0.08 inch).

  5. Tighten bolts (4).

  6. In order to check the adjustment, start the engine. Lower the work tool to the ground. Place the lift control lever into the RAISE DETENT position.

    When the work tool reaches the adjusted height, the lift control lever should return to the HOLD position.

  7. If the kickout position is not correct, perform Step 1 through Step 5 until the proper kickout height is adjusted.

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