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I have a Cat 259D track loader and I have to take the

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I have a Cat 259D track loader and I have to take the undercarriage of to replace a line. took the four bolts and caps off but the rear doesn't want to slide out

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Took the four bolts and caps to remove the undercarriage but the back won't slide out. 259D cat track machine

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Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 3 years ago
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
no hurry just need an answer tonight
Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 3 years ago

Thats not a problem

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Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 3 years ago

What components in the undercarriage are you changing out?

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Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 3 years ago
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Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 3 years ago

Left VM on your phone. What is the serial number and i need more specifics on what part of the track/undercarriage you are working on? I can provide you with what you need but need to be more specific on what you are doing as each component is on separate pages so I want to pull the information all at one time if possible.... Ill be glad to help....

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Let me know what other undercarraige components you need information on.

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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Dan; Track removal isn't the problem, the bolts that hold the rear pin plate came loose from the main body, the welded nuts in the frame detached. I tack welded it to the frame, but I want to fix it properly. I have to cut larger holes in the frame and weld in new nuts then install it properly. The PDF you sent has a bunch of referrals with no pictures or diagrams. I took off the two axle plates, the front one wants to slide out but the back one won't move. Do i have to remove the top bolts on the axle and tilt it ? there's a snap ring that looks like it just holds a bushing in the back axle ( Or should I call them pins ), I have other machines at the shop for lifting. It's a 2015 259D cat track loader with less than 1,000 hrs on it. Have the serial numbers for you when I get to the shop, if that's important.
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Walter Cell #(###) ###-####Didn't pick up your calls because I get about ten robo calls a day, sorry about that
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
It has two torsion bars that attach to the machine itself, the back one was loose, Just tell me how to take off undercarriage and I know what to do. Just tell me how to get the undercarriage off the machine.
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