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Track Type Tractors D8T to D9T

Course Date
Coming Soon
Course Duration
TBD

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This medium track type tractor course pertains to the Caterpillar D8T tracktype tractor. The course will discuss the C15 diesel engine and it’s emission system. Also to be discussed will be the hydraulics, steering, powertrain, electrical control, and new tractor features.

Customer must supply machine for practical portion of class, to be available throughout the class duration. Participants to bring all PPE, Hard hat, reflective stripes, long pants and sleeves, gloves, steel toe boots, and safety glasses.

PREREQUISITES

N/A

COURSE OBJECTIVES

After completion of the course, the participant will have the ability to:

  • Locate and identify all the major D8T track type tractor machine components
  • Locate and identify all filters, dipsticks, indicators, fill tubes, drains, and test points
  • Locate and identify the major components and explain operation of the C15 engine along withthe Tier 4 Final emission solution NOTE: 4 day class only
  • Trace the flow of fuel, oil, air, coolant and DEF (diesel exhaust fluid) throughout the engine
  • Trace the flow of oil throughout all hydraulic components and explain operation
  • Understand and be able to test the hydraulic system and how each component corresponds with the entire system
  • Explain operation of the torque divider and powertrain transmission
  • Perform testing and adjusting on the powertrain and braking system
  • Explain and perform testing and adjusting on the differential steering system
  • Locate all controls in the new operator’s station
  • Explain the operation of the new tractor features
  • Understand the correlation between different ECMs on the machine

Successful completion of a written examination with a passing grade of 80%.


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