top of page

Excavator Inspections

Good morning. I hope you had a great Christmas. There are some important things to look at when inspecting an excavator.

First ,review the frame and stick for cracks. Also the rest of the frame structure. Next check the engine for leaks and the color of the exhaust smoke. Further check for power.

Thirdly, check the hydraulic pumps for noise and chatter. Check them for power also.

Finally check for final drive leaks and noise. There are many smaller items to check also that we are not covering here.

1 view0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Good afternoon. When I sell used equipment I often find rust spots on the hydraulic cylinders. It is very expensive to repair them. Take the precaution to spray your cylinders with protective spray. T

Good morning. If you get a chance during this crazy time take a walk around your yard to look for underutilized assets. When you get a slower period it is good to reorganize for the next busy period.

During your operator training you should review a walk around procedure that is completed first thing in the morning and when the operator is done at night. A walk around should reduce expensive down

bottom of page