Case 521D Wheel Loader Brakes

ALR carried out a brake repair job on a Case 521D this week. We found a couple of problems with this loader as the brake discs had completely worn out on the rear axle & this allowed hydraulic oil to enter the rear axle through the brake piston seals. Also, the wrong oil had been[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Transmission Repair Service

We have extensive experience in diagnosing & repairing all transmissions found in Case Construction Equipment. Our component repair facility is located near Brisbane. Whether you are local, country, or interstate – we invite you to contact us regarding specialized Case Construction Equipment transmission repairs. We have repaired many transmissions that have been sent to us[…]

Tips on Preventative Maintenance

It never ceases to amaze me, that when times get tough in the construction industry, one of the first things that suffer is the machinery! How wise is it to miss a service or two, & risk a major component failure – wasting your money & most importantly – causing stressful downtime? Oil & filters[…]