Hitachi EX550-3 EX550-3C Service Repair Manual
Here are some general maintenance tips for the EX550-3C excavator:
1. Daily Inspections:
– Check the engine oil level, coolant level, and hydraulic fluid level.
– Inspect the fuel level and refill if necessary.
– Check the tracks for any damage, wear, or loose components.
– Inspect the lights, signals, and alarms to ensure they are functioning properly.
– Follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for lubricating all grease points on the machine, including pivot points, linkage, and swing bearings.
– Regularly grease the track rollers, idlers, and sprockets.
3. Air Filter:
– Inspect the air filter daily and clean or replace it as needed, following the manufacturer’s recommendations.
4. Fuel System:
– Drain any water or sediment from the fuel filter regularly.
– Inspect the fuel lines for leaks or damage.
Hitachi EX550-3 EX550-3C Maintenance Manual
5. Cooling System:
– Regularly check the radiator for any blockages or debris. Clean it as necessary to maintain proper cooling.
– Inspect hoses and clamps for leaks or damage.
6. Electrical System:
– Check the battery terminals for corrosion and clean them if required.
– Inspect the wiring harness for any signs of wear, damage, or loose connections.
7. Hydraulic System:
– Check the hydraulic fluid level regularly and top up if needed. Replace the hydraulic fluid as recommended by the manufacturer.
– Inspect hydraulic hoses for leaks, cracks, or damage. Replace any damaged hoses immediately.
– Clean or replace hydraulic filters as per the manufacturer’s instructions.
– Inspect the tracks for wear, damage, or loose components. Adjust the track tension according to the manufacturer’s specifications.
– Replace worn-out or damaged track components promptly.
9. Regular Servicing:
– Follow the manufacturer’s recommended service intervals for major maintenance, including engine oil changes, filter replacements, and hydraulic system inspections.
Remember to consult the EX550-3C excavator’s operator’s manual for detailed maintenance instructions specific to your machine and adhere to the manufacturer’s recommendations.