Keep all parts clean from contaminants.
Contaminants may cause rapid wear and shortened component life.
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, NENG2500, "Caterpillar Tools and Shop Products Guide" for tools and supplies suitable to collect and contain fluids on Caterpillar products.
Dispose of all fluids according to local regulations and mandates.
- Loosen two hose clamps (1) and disconnect the hoses.
- Remove three bolts (2) .
- Remove nut (3) that holds the hose clamp and move the hose clamp.
- Remove engine oil filter base (4) from the engine block. Plug all openings immediately.