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Posted on: November 22, 2016 10:10 am

Alban CAT Skid Steer WorkingYou have your new CAT® Skid Steer Loader, the little machine with big iron qualities, congratulations! To help you increase the life-cycle of your new Compact Construction Equipment and jobsite buddy. We at Alban CAT have put together a series of preventative maintenance tips to keep your Skid Steer running, and ready to work when you are.

While these tips are for Skid Steer Loaders, they apply equally to Compact and Multi-Terrain Loader Compact Construction Equipment.

Daily Walkaround Inspection Checklist

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Before you start your machine do your walkaround inspection using an applicable daily checklist form. This video provides helpful tips to make sure your Cat® Skid Steer Loader is ready when you are.


Technical Analysis (TA) One Inspection

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Technical Analysis (TA) 1 is a very in-depth walkaround inspection for your Cat® Skid Steer Loader. No tools are necessary and you don’t have to break any hydraulic or fuel lines that could introduce contaminants to your engine; and it doesn’t require any gauges. It gives you a “snapshot of how your machine is (doing) today.”


Air Filter & Dust Ejector Maintenance

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“Never remove a secondary air filter until you have a new one in your hand,” explains Nick Rummel, Caterpillar Maintenance Expert. Learn why, and more about air filter maintenance for your Cat® Skid Steer Loader, by watching this brief and informative air filter and dust ejector maintenance video.


Belts, Hoses & Cooling Systems

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Caterpillar Maintenance Expert Nick Rummel takes you on a walkaround of your Cat® Skid Steer Loader engine compartment, where your belts, hoses and cooling systems require daily operator monitoring.


Fuel Water Separator

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“Never fill those fuel filters,” warns Caterpillar Maintenance Expert Nick Rummel. Learn about the fuel water separator on your Cat® Skid Steer Loader.


Drive Chain Adjustment & Chain Oil

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Nick Rummel, Caterpillar Maintenance Expert, explains how to adjust chain tension on rubber track skid steer loaders.


Rubber Belt Track Maintenance

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Cat® Multi Terrain Loader (MTL) Rubber Track Belts don’t require a lot of maintenance, but there are a few crucial things to be aware of, says Cat Maintenance Expert Jeff Payne. Watch this brief and informative video for helpful tips to extend the track life on your Multi Terrain Loader.


When to Replace or Rotate Tires on Skid Steer Loader

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Know when to replace or when to rotate the rubber tires on your Cat® Skid Steer Loader. Caterpillar Maintenance Expert Nick Rummel provides helpful tips to ensure your tires have the traction you need for your demanding job applications.



Earthmoving Equipment Service

Alban CAT is committed to fulfilling your service needs and with several service locations throughout the mid-atlantic region and a fleet of service trucks that can come out to you. Our Customer Service Agreements are designed to help reduce your operating costs, extend your equipment’s life and allow you to focus on your business

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Genuine CAT® Parts At Your Fingertips

When you buy a CAT® machine you have the entire Alban CAT Dealership ready to support you, we have a 98% fulfillment rate on all part orders within 24 hours, and that means less downtime for you to get new filters, fluids and replacement parts.

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Equipment Tires

We at Alban CAT understand the role heavy equipment tires play in the performance of your machine, especially with Skid Steer Loaders. That’s why we focus on offering a tire line that enables you to work efficiently in almost every application.

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