Welcome! Sign In to personalize your Cat.com experience
If you already have an existing account with another Cat App, you can use the same account to sign in here
One Account. All of Cat.
Your Caterpillar account is the single account you use to log in to select services and applications we offer. Shop for parts and machines online, manage your fleet, go mobile, and more.
Now that you’re the owner of a new Cat® wheeled excavator, there are a few things you need to know about safe, efficient operation. Even if you’re a seasoned operator, we want to make sure we set you up for success. Here are some of our basic maintenance and operation tips.
Estimated read time: 2 minutes
This video shows you pre-shift check tips, safety tips and basic operator settings to keep your standard tailswing Cat® wheeled excavator productive on the jobsite.
Estimated watch time: 5 minutes
In this video, you’ll learn about:
PRE-SHIFT CHECK [00:20]
Where to look for leaks, debris and structural damage
Important fluid fill and filter locations
Where to find your steering frame lock
Which items you need to check in each compartment
SAFETY TIPS [02:38]
Proper personal protective equipment (PPE)
How to safely enter and exit the cab
Seat belt and parking brake plus alternate exit location
Where to find emergency shutoff switches
BASIC OPERATOR SETTINGS [03:26]
Adjusting mirrors and seat for operator comfort and safety
What each travel control pedal does
Which buttons and switches you can find on your consoles
Remember: Always refer to your Operation and Maintenance Manual for guidance on maintenance, safety, settings, features and more.
Have any questions about operating your Cat wheeled excavator? Reach out to your Cat dealer, who can make sure you are getting the most out of your machine.
Get the most from your excavator with operating tips, safety advice, maintenance help and much more.
Need to see your manual on the go? Your excavator has an electronic maintenance manual.GO PAPERLESS NOW
Just starting out? Learn where to find important features on your new 350 excavator.GET STARTED NOW
Using Cat Payload for excavators to measure load weight as you work increases efficiency and reduces operating costs.Learn More
A thumb for your excavator can boost productivity and versatility. Find the ones you need.SEE MORE
Gain unlimited access to must-know information about your machine. Find ideas you can put to work on the job right away, including business insights.