what brand & model is it?
Yes with these 'light duty' machines and even with a Cat it is not recommended to turn very sharp under a heavy load. they are designed to push or pull in a straight line.
When you turn sharp under load, all the power from the engine goes intoXXXXX Not to be rude, but I am sure the quality of these chinese final drives is not as good as the US made units.
and the brakes have to work very hard to keep the other track from turning.
About side hill driving, the tracks are rubber, and they can for sure come off on a side hill.
And I do agree, the dealer should have told you about the limitations of the loader.
I hope I answered your question
But like any tracked Loader or dozer, turning while under full power will dramaticly shorten the life of the drivetrain. This is not specific to a brand
I have worked on many tracked loaders / dozers. 95% of these repairs involved either the brakes or final drives.
Its up to you to accept my answer but if you are not satisfied with my knowledge, don't accept
No problem, no offence
I would, and the dealer should have told you, only push heavy in a straight line. I am sure you can push heavy under full power. If you want to change direction back up and reposition the dozer. To lenghten the life of the final drives and the drive line in general. Replace the cheap chinese lubricants with high quality US made oils. The dealer should have done this already
But some good synthetic EP oils for the final drives is a good idea