Overheating Issues

Keeping an eye on coolant temperature is very important. Regular cleaning of your radiator is a vital part of caring for your machine. In severe dusty conditions, this may need to be carried out each day. Usually blowing out the radiator core with compressed air or even a garden leaf blower – in the opposite[…]

Excavator Service Tip

It never ceases to amaze me how neglected some machinery can be. Often when a customer asks me to service their newly acquired, used excavator, I always suggest a full service to give their service records a clean slate. Most times we find the final drives to be completely neglected, with the condition of the oil[…]

CASE 855E 6-590 Miracle Story

I was at the workshop of one of my clients & noticed a small engine oil leak on the ground, beneath their Case 855E track loader or drott as they are commonly called here. I suggested that we had better take a look ASAP, as that type of leak is usually caused by a hole[…]

Hydraulic Cylinder Repairs

When your hydraulic cylinders are leaking oil, some people think that a workshop repair is required. We can reseal most cylinders onsite with a minimum of fuss on most machines up to about 8 – 10 tonnes. This includes – all skid steer bobcats; backhoe loaders; some wheel loaders; most crawler loaders, drotts, & dozers;[…]

Case Backhoe Brake Repairs

Most Case backhoes since the mid to late 80’s  run “wet” brakes. This means that the brakes run in oil. This was a great advancement in backhoe transmission / brake design, as it allowed a much longer service life in comparison to the earlier “dry” brake design. It does mean however, that when the brakes[…]

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[…]