Hot oil and hot components can cause personal injury. Do not allow hot oil or hot 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 product. Be prepared to collect the fluid with suitable containers before opening any compartment or disassembling any component containing fluids.
Refer to Special Publication, PERJ1017, "Dealer Service Tool Catalog" for tools and supplies suitable to collect and contain fluids on Cat® products.
Dispose of all fluids according to local regulations and mandates.
The wheel has been removed for ease of viewing.
The wheel bearing sample plug (1) is located on the inner side of each front wheel of the machine.
Refer to Special Publication, SEBU6250, "S·O·S Services Oil Analysis" for information that pertains to obtaining a sample of the oil. Refer to Special Publication, PEHP6001, "How To Take A Good Oil Sample" for more information about obtaining a sample of the hydraulic oil.
After sample has been obtained, ensure that oil is at proper level. Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual, "Wheel Bearing Oil Level (Front) - Check".