Shipping and Lifting
of time, prime the filter between the fuel pump and the
Normally machines leaving the factory, shipping
injectors. The filter may be primed by removing the
domestic, are shipped as much assembled as possible
plug in the top of the filter cover and slowly filling the
except for the miscellaneous equipment. Machines
filter with fuel.
shipping export will usually have the rotor and hood
assembly removed from the machine and crated
NOTE: The fuel system is filled with fuel
before leaving the factory. If the fuel is still in
the system when preparing to start the
Machines may be lifted utilizing a four point suspension
engine, priming should be unnecessary.
using the two lifting eyes to the rear of the machine.
The front may be lifted at the front side with chain
Check the batteries. The tops should be clean and dry,
hooks. Use a spreader bar approximately 45 inches
the terminals tight and protected with a coat of
long to keep from damaging the engine housing. Lift
petroleum jelly and the electrolyte must be at the proper
machine in a horizontal plane.
NOTE: Check the batteries with a hydrometer;
the reading should be 1.265 or higher.
Remove the filler cap and fill the cooling system with
However, hydrometer readings should always
clean, soft water or a protective solution consisting of
be corrected for the temperature of the
high boiling point type antifreeze, if the engine will be
exposed to freezing temperatures (refer to Engine
Coolant). Keep the liquid level about two inches below
Fill all grease cups and lubricate at all fittings with
the filler neck to allow for fluid expansion.
an all purpose grease. Apply lubricating oil to the
throttle linkage and other moving parts and fill the
The lubricating oil film on the rotating parts and bearings
hinged cap oilers with a hand oiler.
of a new or overhauled engine, or one which has been
in storage, may be insufficient for proper lubrication
Adjust all drive belts as recommended under
when the engine is started for the first time.
Lubrication and Preventive Maintenance.
It is recommended that the engine lubricating system be
Pump Engine Lubrication
charged with a pressure prelubricator. set to supply a
Before starting a new engine, fill the oil base with good
minimum of 25 psi (172 kPa) oil pressure. to ensure an
"gasoline engine" oil, as specified in the "Grade of Oil"
immediate flow of oil to all bearings at the initial engine
chart. Fill through the breather tube with 4 quarts of oil.
start-up. The oil supply line should be attached to the
engine so that oil under pressure is supplied to the main
For run-in of new engines, use
recommended in Grade of Oil Chart.
With the oil pan dry, use the prelubricator to prime the
After the engine has been run for a short time, the oil
engine with sufficient oil to reach all bearing surfaces.
lines and oil filter will have been filled with oil. Shut off
Use heavy-duty lubricating oil as specified under
the engine and check the oil level by means of dip stick
Lubricating Oil Specifications.
Then remove the
(oil gauge saber). If necessary, add enough oil to bring
dipstick, wipe it with a clean cloth. insert and remove it
level up to the full mark. The dip stick location is below
again to check the oil level in the oil pan. Add sufficient
the oil filler-breather tube.
oil, if necessary, to bring it to the full mark on the
dipstick. Do not overfill.
Use only high-grade highly refined oils, corresponding in
body to the S. A. E. (Society of Automotive Engineers)
If a pressure prelubricator is not available. fill the
Viscosity Numbers listed in Grade of Oil Chart.
crankcase to the proper level with heavy-duty lubricating
oil as specified under Lubricating Oil Specifications.
Then pre-lubricate the upper engine parts by removing
the valve rocker cover and pouring lubricating oil, of the
same grade and viscosity as used in the crankcase,
over the rocker arms.
Fill the tank with the fuel specified under Diesel Fuel
Be sure the tank fuel valve is open.
To ensure prompt starting, fill the fuel system between
the pump and the fuel return manifold with fuel. If the
engine has been out of service for a considerable length