FRONT LOADER ARM CYLINDER MAINTENANCE STRUT INSTALLATION
The Maintenance strut is the longer of the two which may be deployed to the loader arm cylinders. It is located on the spare
You could be killed or injured if the loader arms drop while you are working near them. Install the
support strut as instructed below before maintenance. Failure to follow this warning may result in
injury or death to personnel.
Keep people away from the machine while you fit or remove the strut. You or others could be killed
or injured if the loader is operated while you are close to it.
You may have to climb onto the machine to fit or remove the strut. Take care, especially if the
machine is wet. Remove mud and oil before climbing onto the machine. Never work on the
machine with a load on the forks/buckets. Failure to follow this warning may result in injury or
death to personnel.
Before fitting the support strut, remove any load on the forks, and empty buckets.
Raise the loader arms sufficiently to be able to insert the strut (WP 0004).
Ensure the parking brake is engaged and the transmission is in Neutral (WP 0004).
Remove the front lift cylinder maintenance strut (Figure 4, Item 5) from its stowage position on the spare wheel carrier.
Place the strut (Figure 4, Item 5) around the cylinder piston rod as shown. Fix it in place with clamp and latch (Figure 4,
Lower the arms carefully, to prevent possible damage to the strut. Stop as soon as the weight of the
arms is on the strut. Failure to follow this caution may result in damage to equipment.
To prevent any chance of the strut (Figure 4, Item 5) becoming loose or creeping down, the arms should be lowered to just
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