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Instructions for Use of Cat Coolant Conditioner for Aluminum Components

Caterpillar Products: All Introduction This Special Instruction provides guidelines and instructions for use of Cat Coolant Conditioner for Aluminum Unit Core Radiators, and Aluminum Modular Core Radiators. For more information, please review the Information Release Memo, PELJ1330. Aluminum Unit Core … Continue reading

11. June 2019 by sam
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Installation Of Wear Sleeves For Repair Of Groove Wear Caused By Lip-Type Seals

Lip-type seals can cause a groove to wear in the part that they seal against. Many times this part could be used again except for the groove wear. New wear sleeves are now available to install over the groove, to … Continue reading

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Pressure Lubrication Procedure

NOTICE Some type of oil reservoir with a pressure gauge is needed to do the pressure lubrication. In the procedure that follows, a tank assembly from a 1P540 Flow Checking Tool Group is used as an example. If one of … Continue reading

11. June 2019 by sam
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Installation Of Crankshaft Seals And Wear Sleeves 5.4″ (137) Bore, 60° V Engines (D346, D348, D349)

A Tools needed: 1-9S8874 Locator, 2-5P7296 Installer, 3-5P7297 Installer, 4-9S8893 Bolts (three), 5-9S8858 Nut, 6-9S8889 Bolts (three), 7-5P7302 Locator. B Install Rear Seal and Wear Sleeve 1 Fasten 9S8874 Locator (1) to the rear of the crankshaft with three 9S8893 … Continue reading

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Installation Of Crankshaft Seals And Wear Sleeves 5.4″ (137) Bore, 6 Cylinder Engines

A Tools needed: 1-9S8870 Locator, 2-5P7294 Installer, 3-5P7295 Installer, 4-9S8876 Locator, 5-9S8858 Nut, 6-618718 Bolts (three), 7-2P2346 Bolts (three), 9S8889 Bolts (two – not shown). B Install Rear Seal 1 For standard engines, fasten 9S8870 Locator (1) to the rear … Continue reading

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Installation Of Crankshaft Seals And Wear Sleeves 3400 Series Engines

A Tools needed: 1-5P1733 Locator, 2-5P7301 Locator, 3-6V2087 Installer, 4-6V2086 Installer, 5-9S8858 Nut, 6-5P1737 Bolts (three), 7-5P7309 Bolts (two), 8-5P7310 Bolts (two). One 5P7303 Spacer (not shown). B Front Wear Sleeve and Seal – All Engines 1 Fasten 5P1733 Locator … Continue reading

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Installation Of Crankshaft Seals And Wear Sleeves 3304 And 3306 Engines

3304 And 3306 Engines A Tools needed: 1-9S8871 Locator, 2-8T0810 Installer*, 3-7F8022 Bolt, 4-9S8858 Nut, 5-9S8890 Bolt (three), 6-5P7298 Installer. *New Tool. B Rear Seal and Wear Sleeve 1 Use three 9S8890 Bolts (5) to fasten 9S8871 Locator (1) to … Continue reading

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Installation Of Crankshaft Seals And Wear Sleeves 1100, 3100 and 3200 Series Engines

1100, 3100 and 3200 Series Engines A Tools needed: 1-5P7293 Installer, 2-8T3098 Installer*, 3-5P290 Locator, 4-9S6030 Installer, 5-9S6012 Spacer (part of 9S6030), 6-5P4194 Installer, 7-5P4230 Spacer (part of 5P4194), 8-1P5515 Bolt (two), 9-9S8858 Nut. *New tool. B Rear Seal and … Continue reading

11. June 2019 by sam
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Correct Handling And Installation Of Temperature Switch Assemblies

When replacing temperature switch assemblies, be careful not to drop or hit the new switch on a rigid surface. A rigid surfaces can damage sensing surface (A) of the switch. Denting or smashing the sensing surface may cause the switch … Continue reading

11. June 2019 by sam
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New Indicator Instrument Group Available To Measure Crankcase Blowby And Radiator Air Velocity

All Engines Except 3600 Family Of Engines A new 8T2700 Blowby/Air Flow Indicator Group is available and replaces the former 9S7373 Air Meter Group which has been canceled. The new group contains a hand-held digital indicator, a remote mounted pickup, … Continue reading

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