BOBCAT S130 – DRIVE COMPONENTS – Chain Removal And Installation

Raise the loader lift arms and install an approved lift arm support device.(See Installing on Page 10-20-1.)

Lift and block the loader. (See Procedure on Page 10-10-1.)

Raise the loader operator cab. (See Raising on Page 10-30-2.)

Drain the fluid from the chaincase. (See Removing And Replacing Oil on Page 10-130-1.)

Remove the engine speed control. (See Removal And Installation on Page 70-20-1.)

Remove the control panel. (See Removal and Installation on Page 50-100-2.)

Remove the traction lock assembly. (See Removal And Installation on Page 60-120-2.)

Remove the center chaincase cover. (See Center Cover Removal And Installation on Page 40-30-2.)

Remove the front (or rear) chaincase cover. (See Front Cover Removal And Installation on Page 40-30-1.)

Remove the front (or rear) axle and sprocket. (See Axle Sprocket And Bearings Removal And Installation on Page 40-20-4.)

Remove the parking brake disc (Item 1) [Figure 40-20-20]. (See Disk Removal And Installation on Page 40-10-2.)

Remove the six carrier mounting bolts (Item 2) [Figure 40-20-20] from inside the chaincase.

Installation: Tighten the motor carrier mounting bolts to 125 – 140 ft.-lb. (170 – 190 N•m) torque.

Tip the end of the sprocket on the motor carrier toward the rear of the loader and remove the rear drive chain from the sprocket.

NOTE:It may be necessary to tie the front drive chain up as shown in photo [Figure 40-20-21], so the carrier/motor assembly can be moved enough to free the rear drive chain (Item 1) [Figure 40-20-21] from the sprocket.

Remove the front drive chain from the chaincase.

The tool listed is needed for the following procedure:

MEL1037 – Chain Link Tool

Installation: If a new chain is installed, a connector link must be used to connect the chain together.

Use MEL1037 Chain Link Tool and #80 chain adapter.

Secure the tool and place the connector link in the tool as shown [Figure 40-20-22].

Turn the threaded rod of the tool and press the connector link together on the chain [Figure 40-20-22]. Tighten the threaded rod of the chain link tool to 130 ft.-lb. (176 N•m) torque.


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