This Operation and Maintenance Guide contains operation instructions, and lubrication and maintenance information. Application of this information should maximize performance and life of the engine; and minimize the costs of engine operation. Caterpillar engines are found in many applications. Therefore, the illustrations in this Guide are typical and may not be of your specific engine or application.
Familiarize yourself with the components installed on your engine as described in the instructions. Some components described in the instructions may not be on your engine or installation.
Continuing improvement and advancement of product design may cause changes to your engine which may not be included in this publication. Each publication is reviewed and revised, as required, to update and include these changes in later editions.
Whenever a question arises regarding your Caterpillar product, or this publication, please consult your Caterpillar dealer for the latest available information.