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
My cat 216b skid steer brake comes on intermittently.
My cat 216b skid steer brake comes on intermittently. Sometimes it operates just fine and other times the brake "slams on" every 1 - 2 minutes. The armrest alarm comes on occasionally and I have to ra… read more
Dan
Dan
Technician
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
15,319 satisfied customers
297C high Flow XPS cat skid steer, Issue; when I try to use
297C high Flow XPS cat skid steer, Issue; when I try to use RH control lever , I get exclamation indicator light and function doesn't work, Is it the 60amp fuse or a hydraulic issue… read more
Dan
Dan
Technician
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
15,319 satisfied customers
Regarding a hydraulic hammer on a skid steer, Catepillar
Regarding a hydraulic hammer on a skid steer, Catepillar model 247B. I'm having a problem with the hydraulic hammer is not working at all. I have never use this attachment before so I'm wondering if I… read more
Dan
Dan
Technician
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
15,319 satisfied customers
The hydraulics are not working on my cat b257 skid steer.
The hydraulics are not working on my cat b257 skid steer … read more
Dan
Dan
Technician
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
15,319 satisfied customers
I have a CAT 246 skid steer. I have a CAT model 246 serial #
I have a CAT model 246 serial # CAT00246T5SZ07964 It runs fine, until it gets warmed up, after 20 min + of use. I will get out of machine to do something or raise safety arm, then when I go to use again, I lower safety arm, release brake, light goes off, I have all machine movement ( left joystick ), but arm and bucket won't work (right joystick), The aux hydraulics on (right joystick) work fine though. If I turn machine off for 5> 10 mins. Then jump back in everything will work fine for a little while, then problem repeats. 2200 hrs. on machine , any thoughts on what to check first? Thanks Rick … read more
Dan
Dan
Technician
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
15,319 satisfied customers
I have a CAT 246 skid steer. I have a CAT model 246 serial #
I have a CAT model 246 serial # CAT00246T5SZ07964 It runs fine, until it gets warmed up, after 20 min + of use. I will get out of machine to do something or raise safety arm, then when I go to use again, I lower safety arm, release brake, light goes off, I have all machine movement ( left joystick ), but arm and bucket won't work (right joystick), The aux hydraulics on (right joystick) work fine though. If I turn machine off for 5> 10 mins. Then jump back in everything will work fine for a little while, then problem repeats. 2200 hrs. on machine , any thoughts on what to check first? Thanks *****: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?… read more
Dan
Dan
Technician
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
15,319 satisfied customers
I have a cat 216B skid steer, runs god but then locks up
I have a cat 216B skid steer , runs god but then locks up park brake light comes on , i have replaced sensor on safety bar , no change seems to have something to do with safety bar if you lean against… read more
Edward Haniewski
Edward Haniewski
General Studies/Automotive
1 satisfied customers
I have a 226B cat skid steer. The hydraulic controls for the
I have a 226B cat skid steer. The hydraulic controls for the bucket open and close have gone haywire. How to diagnose the problem is my ?… read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,327 satisfied customers
The 277b cat skid steer bucket slowed then stopped then
the 277b cat skid steer bucket slowed then stopped then within one minute the drive controls quit, I shut it off checked the fluids gave it a rest then restarted the safety arm light and the park ligh… read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,327 satisfied customers
Cat 248 high flow skid steer Lift arm/bucket hydraulics
cat 248 high flow skid steer Lift arm/bucket hydraulics won't operate. When it first happened the parking brake light came on, I pushed the button to release the parking brake. The indicator light wen… read more
Dan
Dan
Technician
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
15,319 satisfied customers
I am a New Holland tech, and have gotten involved with a CAT
I am a New Holland tech, and have gotten involved with a CAT 236 skid steer that the RH boom and aux. functions do not work on. I have checked to see that the seat switch and park brake switch both ar… read more
Dan
Dan
Technician
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
15,319 satisfied customers
My bucket control stopped functioning on my 279c skid steer
My bucket control stopped functioning on my 279c skid steer today. I have track control but no bucket. It has been acting funny lately but today it quit all together.… read more
Bradley Martin
Bradley Martin
77 satisfied customers
Sorry I hit the wrong button I have a 09 skid steer 277 C I
Sorry I hit the wrong button I have a 09 skid steer 277 C I blew a hydraulic line to the right motor Replaced it replace the hydraulic fluid and ran great for 2 days no problems then the third day it … read more
Dan
Dan
Technician
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
15,319 satisfied customers
I have a 2008 262C skid steer loader it worked fine i raised
i have a 2008 262C skid steer loader it worked fine i raised the bucket all the way up and shut off machine. When i restarted the machine it drives fine but bucket/ arms wont lower. it has a amber ! o… read more
Bradley Martin
Bradley Martin
77 satisfied customers
Tim, I have a cat 268 skid steer loader that the parking
hi tim, I have a cat 268 skid steer loader that the parking brake intermittently engages while operating . when it happens you can pick the safety bar up and slam it back down and it resets it for a m… read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,327 satisfied customers
I have a Caterpillar 257B2 skid steer and with safety arm down,
I have a Caterpillar 257B2 skid steer and with safety arm down, right control lever will not control bucket.… read more
Dan
Dan
Technician
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
15,319 satisfied customers
Cat Skid Steer 262c. Hydraulic rams are positioned so front
Cat Skid Steer 262c. Hydraulic rams are positioned so front wheels are off the ground. Engine will run and can move wheels, but cannot get hydraulic lift rams to move to get machine back on the ground… read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,327 satisfied customers
Hello, I own a takeuchi TL 26. Yesterday the right pilot control
Hello, I own a takeuchi TL 26. Yesterday the right pilot control went a little crazy. It will boom up and uncurl fine, but it will not uncurl or boom down properly. It uncurls and booms down about an … read more
Dan
Dan
Technician
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
15,319 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