Before moving, make sure that the upper structure is di- rected towards the blade and that all the safety devices have been engaged;. Fuel is flammable; neither use naked flames, nor smoke while refuelling. The change of the equipment must be carried out by two persons, who must decide together the words and signals to use during operations. Before moving the machine, make sure that all the controls are in neutral. Follow all the safety rules, precautions and instructions when using the machine or performing maintenance op- erations. Always tighten the fuel tank and the hydraulic circuit oil safety caps securely. Other fuels with different specifications may damage the engine or re- duce its power.
For the installation, the hammer must be positioned hori- zontally, with the bit directed towards the machine. Keep any foreign matter away from oils and greases. Oil unsuitable for the season. Block the means of transport by positioning wedges before and behind each wheel. When these operations are carried out, fuel may be spilled; clean the dirty areas immediately, in order to prevent any risk of slipping or fire. Always follow the hammer in the penetration phase and oper- ate the excavator arms in order to obtain a pressure sufficient to keep the undercarriage raised at about 5 mm from the ground. Move the windshield to the correct position: it will automatically fit in the upper locking seats.
In case of replacement of a component provided with a noise. When starting the engine with booster cables, always wear safety goggles. Make sure that there are no disconnected cables or signs of short circuit in the electrical system. If the anomaly or its cause are not included in the failures indicated below, contact your Komatsu Utility Deal- er for the necessary repair. In case of replacement of a component provided with a safety plate, make sure that this plate is applied also on the new piece.
When moving on slopes, do not use the travel speed in- crease pedal. If during operation the indicator exceeds the limit values and en- ters the overheating sector red , let the engine idle until the indi- cator returns to the normal temperature sector green. You will be able to use the search function to browse the manual and print out your needed pages. Do not mix different types of oil. Use Komatsu Utility genuine products whose characteristics have been specifically formulated and approved for use in the engine, in the equipment hydraulic circuit and in the reduction gears. Do not attempt to lift loads unless the machine is standing on firm, level ground. Wear safety goggles during the cleaning operations.
When the coupling pins are removed or installed, chips may come off; always wear gloves, safety gog- gles and helmet. Our company provides for sale original spare part catalogs, workshop manuals, diagnostic software for all models of engines, cars, trucks, buses, forklifts, tractors, harvesters, cranes, buldozers, generators, construction and agricultural machines, motorcycles. There will be times when a new part needs to be sourced and this can easily be done online. Replace any component only with homologated parts available at Komatsu Utility or its Dealers. One operator must sit in the cab and move the ma- chine according to the signals of the operator who carries out the check and the adjustment.
Use a 13 mm hexagon spanner. Ramps Perform loading and unloading on firm, level ground. Check the safety belt and change it if it is broken or damaged. Do not use any bent or cracked pipes or hoses that were previously rejected because of leaks or fastening de- fects, since they may burst during use. The timely change of these parts ensures an economic use of the machine.
If the plates are damaged, ask for new ones to Komatsu Utility or to your Komatsu Utility Dealer. Check if there are leakages frequently and carry out the necessary repairs immediately; if this occurs repeatedly, contact your Komatsu Utility Dealer. It is particularly dangerous to swing on slopes when the bucket is full. Maintain a safety distance from the edges of ditches or from road sides. Spilled fuel or oil make the ground slippery and may cause ac- cidents; clean any dirty area immediately and carefully. Do not start the engine if warning plates have been attached to the control levers.
A mechanic at a garage will always add a mark up cost to any replaced part, so try the manual and see for yourself how simple a repair can be. Lower the blade and the work equipment to the ground. For the inspection and adjustment, contact your Komatsu Utility Dealer. For any change or repair, contact your Komatsu Utility Dealer. Steam comes out of radiator breather Fluid level low, fluid leakages. By pressing it, you increase the speed; by releasing it, you return to the normal speed. For the maintenance operations required for the equipment, see the specific operation manuals.
If the fuses are oxidized, corroded or do not fit perfectly in their seat, replace them only with new fuses having the same capacity. Do not dig beyond the boom fulcrum line, since the ground may collapse and cause the machine to overturn. The shoe tension must be checked with the frame lifted from the ground. Do not attempt to lift loads unless the machine is standing on firm, level ground. In case of doubt, contact your Komatsu Utility Dealer. We are all too often apprehensive about trying out a standard repair on any of our vehicles. Before making a modification, consult your Komatsu Utility Dealer.
If it is necessary to have the en- gine running for example, to wash the cooling circuit or to check the functionality of the alternator , an operator should constantly remain in the cab, in order to be able to stop the engine whenever necessary. For these operations, contact your Komatsu Utility Dealer. In case of replacement of a component provided with a noise. To lock the safety device, raise the lever 8 , which will automati- cally shift to the lock position. Do not use the machine without engine hood and do not start the engine when the hood is open, unless this is expressly prescribed for certain maintenance operations. Use clean oils and greases.