Maintenance--Every 500 Hours
GREASE SWING BEARING GEAR
CAUTION: Prevent possible injury from
unexpected machine movement if controls are
moved by another person. Lubricating swing
bearing gear and rotating the upperstructure
must be done by one person.
1. Remove access cover (A) to swing gear.
2. Grease must be 13--25 mm (1/2--1 in.) (B) deep
measured from the bottom of the ring gear. The grease
If the grease is contaminated, remove grease and
replace with clean grease.
IMPORTANT: If water or mud is found in swing gear
area, see Operating in Water and Mud in
Operating the Machine chapter.
3. Add grease as required (approximately 0.113 kg (1/4
lb) every 90°). (See Fuels and Lubricants chapter.)
IMPORTANT: Excessive grease can damage the
4. Remove excessive grease that extrudes over the top of
the swing drive pinion.
5. Install access cover.