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[…]

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;[…]

Steven Lawrence – Rosewood Waste Transfer Station

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Andrew Frino and his staff at ALR for their ongoing support and meticulous eye for detail in servicing and repairs of our loader on site. As a contractor for Ipswich City Council it is imperative to have a machine operable 7 days a week. Andrew has[…]

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[…]

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[…]