Case 430 Iveco Engine Replacement

Problem –  Received a call from customer saying they are having trouble starting the engine on their Case 430 Skid Steer Loader. After a series of questions it seemed the machine had rolled over & the operator had failed to shut down the engine…. Hmmm… Diagnosis – An on-site inspection was carried out & amongst an[…]

Case 580L 4-390 Engine Repair

These pictures were on our previous website & I thought I would explain how this Case 580L ended up looking like this.   Problem – Had a call from a customer who said he had a strange “whirring” noise coming from the engine of his Case 580LE. This machine is fitted with a Case/Cummins 4-390[…]

On Site Repairs & Servicing

With ALR’s vast Case experience, we know exactly what to have “On Hand” to get your broken down machine going ASAP! Up until more recent times, with the introduction of the Iveco engines – the design of the Case CDC (B series Cummins) engine has allowed us to carry a number of items that will[…]

Wheel Loader FAQ

Q: Why will my loader not engage forward or reverse? A: 21 series loaders could have a number of problems which cause this issue these are – electrical hydraulic mechanical   Most of the time the problem is with the electrical controlling of the transmission check – declutch switch transmission control relays / fuses switches[…]

Skid Steer Loader FAQ

TIP – Probably more important than any other machine – the belly pan of a skid steer should be kept clean. Not too big of a job if done regularly. ** If you ever replace a hydraulic hose on your machine – thoroughly clean the inside of it before fitting!** Q: My hydraulic oil level[…]

Crawler Loader/Dozer Common Faults

TIP – Most Case crawlers have transmission pressure gauges – this is a valuable tool for diagnosing faults. If yours is broken, think about getting it replaced.   TRANSMISSION – POWERSHIFT MODELS Q: When cold, why does my transmission not engage drive straight away? A: Often this is due to a lack of pressure due[…]

Loader Backhoe Common Faults

580 C,D,E,K shuttle problems (Borg Warner) Q: My transmission is very weak in forward or will not drive in reverse? Why can I only change the 4 speed with the engine turned off? A: Both problems are usually caused by the failure of the forward clutch pack. If the drive is poor in forward it[…]

Backhoe Stall Test Specs

  This test is carried out to check engine power & transmission & hydraulic efficiency. Place the transmission in 4th gear & hold the brakes – compare engine at full RPM in neutral & then compare under load by engaging Forward & then combining Forward & Hydraulic by crowding the loader bucket to full extent[…]

Leigh Bayley

I can not speak highly enough about Andrew Frino and ALR Earthmoving Repairs. The transmission in my Case Super 580LE was in urgent need of repair. Andrew and team knew exactly what was wrong. There was no question of short cuts. I now have a backhoe that is perfect thanks to Andrew and team. Thanks[…]