Drive Shaft Universal Join
Lubricate 5 fittings.
Slowly lubricate the universal joints with a lever-type
hand gun. The use of pressure-type lubricating
equipment will cause the seals to be damaged.
The machine must be level. The bowl must be lowered.
Apply the parking brake. Stop the engine.
Lubricate 2 fittings at front joint of the upper shaft.
Lubricate 1 fitting at the rear joint of the upper shaft.
Lubricate 1 fitting at each joint of the lower shaft.
Engine Valve Lash
Use Caterpillar Part No. 5P7307 Engine Turning Tool to
turn the flywheel. Do not use the starter. Contact
Organizational maintenance for correct valve adjustment
Resetting the valve lash is not necessary if the lash is
within .003 inch (0.08 mm) of the clearance shown.
(I) = INLET VALVES
0.015 inch (0.38 mm) clearance.
(E) = EXHAUST VALVES
0.025 inch (0.64 mm) clearance.