Construction and Road Equipment

Construction and road equipment repair questions? Ask a mechanic ASAP

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Construction and Road Equipment Questions
I have a Cat 277b and yesterday as the operator pulled into
I have a Cat 277b and yesterday as the operator pulled into the pile he lost all hydraulic function and all of the hydraulic fluid dump out. I am thinking it is the main suction line I don't know what… read more
TomcM28
TomcM28
Owner
Associates
17 satisfied customers
Cat 277B all of a sudden while working lost all hydraulics.
Cat 277B all of a sudden while working lost all hydraulics. No bucket control or forward /reverse. No charge pressure so change the pump still No action. … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
2,324 satisfied customers
What type of hydraulic oil for a caterpillar 2017 279d skid
What type of hydraulic oil for a caterpillar 2017 279d skid steer … read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,095 satisfied customers
2003 cat 277 skid steer. Is the 277 the same as a 277b as
2003 cat 277 skid steer. Is the 277 the same as a 277b as far as seal kits go? Looking for seal kits for the lift and tilt cylinders… read more
TomcM28
TomcM28
Owner
Associates
17 satisfied customers
My Cat 277B auxiliary hydraulics stopped working completely.
My Cat 277B auxiliary hydraulics stopped working completely. The 1st sign that they were going out was when the grapple would fully open it would shut off the auxiliary power. I would press the park o… read more
Mikael
Mikael
Bachelor's Degree
150 satisfied customers
I have a cat 277b i just rebuilt the engine i do not oil
i have a cat 277b i just rebuilt the engine i do not oil pressure at the guage but i know the engine its self has oil pressure because it has ran for a while and runs smooth i was wondering why i am n… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
2,324 satisfied customers
Where are the hydraulic drain plugs on Cat. 416C Backhoe?
Where are the hydraulic drain plugs on Cat. 416C Backhoe? and are there more than one, again where are they? … read more
Daniel Wilson
Daniel Wilson
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
1,267 satisfied customers
Is the oil in the final drives on my 1998 Cat 305CR separate
Is the oil in the final drives on my 1998 Cat 305CR separate from the hydraulic system (i.e. do I need to check/change the oil in the final drives separately from the hydraulics of the rest of the mac… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Journeyman
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,298 satisfied customers
I have a 2006 cat 277b with the aux thumb wheel. Is there
I have a 2006 cat 277b with the aux thumb wheel. Is there any way of locking the hydraulics so I dont have to hold the thumb wheel while power raking … read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,095 satisfied customers
I'm trying to find out how to change the key start switch on
I'm trying to find out how to change the key start switch on a Caterpillar 277B … read more
Daniel Wilson
Daniel Wilson
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
1,267 satisfied customers
JOB 212SU hydraulics completely gone after draining and
JOB 212SU hydraulics completely gone after draining and replacing hyd oil - do I need to bleed the system? How? … read more
Daniel Wilson
Daniel Wilson
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
1,267 satisfied customers
Looking 4 a service manual 4 a 257b skidsteer, 2007 257b
I want to replace gear box right under the main hydraulic pump . Need pictures of how to change it … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
2,324 satisfied customers
I have a 1998 case 1845C skid steer that has no hydraulics
i have a 1998 case 1845C skid steer that has no hydraulics working currently and its pissing out a whit/grey oil out the bottom of the skid steer. what am i looking at? … read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
2,324 satisfied customers
I have a CAT 226B Skid steer. I want to change the hydraulic
I have a CAT 226B Skid steer. I want to change the hydraulic oil. What I drained out is red. Is it tranny fluid? Everything I read says to use SAE 5W30. Is that motor oil??? What should I use. Cold te… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Journeyman
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,298 satisfied customers
I have a 2006 mc90 skidd steer and oil sensing light is on
I have a 2006 mc90 skidd steer and oil sensing light is on and the oil level is fine what I be looking for… read more
dieseldan55
dieseldan55
Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
299 satisfied customers
I have a 2006 MC90 Volvo skidd steer the hydraulic oil temp
I have a 2006 MC90 Volvo skidd steer the hydraulic oil temp light comes on and it's minus 30 here ,the oil level is in operating range… read more
Daniel Wilson
Daniel Wilson
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
1,267 satisfied customers
I am working on a Shantui SD16 and the transmission is overfilling
I am working on a Shantui SD16 and the transmission is overfilling in minutes of running the unit, while drain the hydraulic tank. I have fixed a shaft seal leak on the steerin pump but can't find any… read more
Daniel Wilson
Daniel Wilson
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
1,267 satisfied customers
i have a 277b cat skid steer and when i run an auger the auger
i have a 277b cat skid steer and when i run an auger the auger keeps kicking out. I have tried 2 differant auger heads now so i know its not the augerhead I think it might be the switch in the little … read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,095 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Curtis B.

Curtis B.

Technician

2,324 satisfied customers

Technican turned service manager with multiple lines of equipment and rental units.

Wayne

Wayne

Journeyman

1,298 satisfied customers

worked on many road graders, Bull dozers , skid steers, Rollers

Cat Man

Cat Man

Cat Engine Expert

578 satisfied customers

I am ASE Master Certified.

dieseldan55

dieseldan55

Mechanic

299 satisfied customers

Road Mechanic for Volvo Construction Equipment.

Chris (aka- Moose)

Chris (aka- Moose)

Technician

85 satisfied customers

24 years of experience diagnosing & repairing

Steve

Steve

Mechanic

42 satisfied customers

Heavy Equipment Mechanic for 25 years

JBFixxer

JBFixxer

Mechanic

22 satisfied customers

16+ years experience, hydraulics,hydrostatics, engines, fuel injection systems. And everything in between.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x