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TUBE AS 2559774 - Caterpillar

2559774 TUBE AS Caterpillar parts TUBE
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Personal injury or death could result when towing a disabled machine incorrectly.Block the machine to prevent movement before releasing the brakes. With the brakes released, the machine has no brakes. It can roll free.Perform the recommendations that follow, to properly perform the towing procedure.
This machine is equipped with spring applied, hydraulic pressure released brakes. If the engine or power train hydraulics are inoperable, the brakes are applied and the machine can not be moved.These towing instructions are for moving a disabled machine a short distance, up to 800 meters (1/2 mile) at low speed, no faster than 3 km/h (2 mph), to a convenient location for repair. These instructions are for emergencies only. Always haul the machine if long distance moving is required.Shielding must be provided on the machines to protect the operator if the tow line or bar should break.Do not allow riders on the machine being towed, unless the operator can control the steering and/or braking.Before towing, make sure the tow line or bar is in good condition and has enough strength for the towing situation involved. Use a towing line or bar with a strength of at least 1.5 times the gross weight of the towing machine.Keep the tow line angle to a minimum. Do not exceed a 30° angle from the straight ahead position.Quick machine movement could overload the tow line or bar and cause it to break. Gradual and smooth machine movement will work better.Normally, the towing machine should be as large as the disabled machine. Satisfy yourself that the towing machine has enough brake capacity, weight and power, to control both machines for the grade and distance involved.To provide sufficient control and braking when moving a disabled machine downhill, a larger towing machine or additional machines connected to the rear could be required. This will prevent it from rolling uncontrolled.The different situation requirements cannot be given, as minimal towing machine capacity is required on smooth level surfaces to maximum on inclines or poor surface conditions.Consult your Caterpillar dealer for additional towing information on a disabled machine. This label is a warning as stated below.
Brakes cannot be reapplied by brake pedal when released by hand pump. Machine may free roll. Engage brakes by brake engage valve to left of dash.
Brake Releasing With Dead Engine
Block the machine to prevent any movement before releasing brakes, unless machine is in hot slag. When machine is in hot slag, attach the towing device to the dead engine machine first. Then, begin pumping the brake release with the following hand pump procedure.Brake Release Pump
Brake Release Pump - This pump releases the parking brakes for towing with a dead engine and holds them released until the brake engage valve is pushed in. Extend the handle out to begin pumping. 1. Begin pumping the brake release hand pump. When the pump primes and the brake piston starts moving, a noticeable

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