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Mini Hydraulic Excavator Maintenance

Learn about daily maintenance tips, schedules and simple diagnostics.

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Follow our equipment maintenance schedule to help improve performance and limit downtime.

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Your guide for ENGINE, DRIVE TRAIN AND HYDRAULIC REPAIR INDICATORS

Learn the indicators for some of the major systems on your machine.

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PARTS, SERVICE & OPERATION MAINTENANCE MANUALS

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Maintenance Videos

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DAILY MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION | Daily Maintenance and inspections are key to keeping your Cat mini excavator operating in top condition. This video provides a high level view of the key steps you should conduct each day.

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Visibility on any jobsite is critical, especially at dusk and dawn. One way you can improve visibility for your excavator is with the addition of the 561-8098 LED Light Kit. The installation is so easy, you can add these to your Cat® 306 Mini Hydraulic Excavator in no time flat. #DIY​ --------------- See your Cat dealer or order everything you need online: https://bit.ly/2WjPkQh

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SERVICE INTERVALS ON A CAT MINI EXCAVATOR | Learn about the service intervals and critical greasing points on a Cat Mini Excavator. Proper maintenance will help you keep the machine running in top shape.

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HOW TO CHANGE THE AIR FILTER ON A MINI EXCAVATOR (3-8 TON) | Learn how to change the air filter on a 3 -8 ton Cat Mini Excavator. Proper care of the air filter will help you keep the machine running in top shape.

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HOW TO CHANGE THE FUEL FILTER ON A CAT MINI EXCAVATOR (3-8 ton) | Learn how to service the fuel filter on a 3 -8 ton Cat Mini Excavator. Proper care of the fuel filter will help you keep the machine running in top shape.

Daily Maintenance and Inspection for the Cat® mini excavator
How to Install LED Lights on a Cat® Mini Hydraulic Excavator
Service Intervals on a Cat® Mini Excavator
How to Change the Air Filter on a Cat® Mini Excavator (3-8 Ton)
How to Change the Fuel Filter on a Cat® Mini Excavator (3-8 Ton)

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Parts and Attachments


Current Mini Excavator Parts Reference Guide

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2018 Mini Excavator Parts Reference Guide

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UPGRADE YOUR MACHINE FOR ANY APPLICATION.

Improve job site safety, boost productivity, enhance operator comfort or lower maintenance costs with our customizable retrofit options and accessories for Mini Excavators.

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Explore Cat® attachments for Mini Excavators 

Get the most out of your mini excavator. Cat® attachments allow you to dig, compact, or load - anything to get the job done.

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Do more with Cat® attachments

Cat® mini excavator attachments are engineered to maximize the performance and efficiency of your machine. From augers to hammers to rakes, we have the attachments you need to get more work done and take on more jobs.

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