Inspect the filter elements after cleaning. Do not
use a filter element with damaged pleats, gaskets
Wrap and store the clean filter elements in a
clean, dry place.
Reset the service indicator.
For more information on air cleaner element cleaning,
refer to your Caterpillar dealer or OEM manufacturer.
Check Precleaner (If Equipped)
Check the precleaner (if equipped) for accumulation of
dirt and debris. Remove any dirt and debris as needed.
NOTE: More frequent cleaning will be required in
Remove the wing nut and top cover of the precleaner
and check for an accumulation of dirt and debris. Clean
After cleaning, install the cover and wing nut.
Make sure you read and understand the information
in the Lubricant Specifications section of this
manual before you proceed with maintenance of the
crankcase lube oil system.
Check Oil Level
Check the oil level with the engine stopped. DO
NOT check the oil level with the engine running.
NOTE: Refer to the Refill Capacities chart and
Lubricant Specifications to show the proper
amount and quality of oil to be used at oil
change time, and to determine the correct
level on the dipstick for your application.
Maintain the oil level between the ADD (MIN) and
FULL (MAX) marks on the dipstick. Ensure that
the engine oil level is not above the FULL (MAX)
mark on the dipstick. DO NOT overfill to reach
above or, to top of FULL (MAX) mark on the
Every 10 Service Hours or Daily