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 need technical advise for service kits on some CAT
i need technical advise for service kits on some CAT equipments … read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,303 satisfied customers
C15 cat. 1.3 million miles, never overhauled. Should the
C15 cat. 1.3 million miles, never overhauled. Should the intake suck enough air to pull cac tube boot off compressor? I know the clamp was bad, but getting on highway under load it just sucked the boo… read more
Eddy
Eddy
HD Truck Tech
GED
2 satisfied customers
We have a D6H series 2 Dozer with Hydraulic blade lift
We have a D6H series 2 Dozer with Hydraulic blade lift problems. the tilt works, the ripper works, but blade will not lift. … read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,303 satisfied customers
I have a cat 307 that will not travel or have any ability to
Hi Dan, I have a cat 307 that will not travel or have any ability to move the boom . That being said when you move any control there is a slight movement and then nothing as if a pressure valve releas… read more
Dan
Dan
Technician
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
11,185 satisfied customers
I have a cat skidd steer 277b sn# MDH00744 trying to figure
Hi I have a cat skidd steer 277b sn# ***** trying to figure out how to drain the hydraulic oil so I can change it… read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,303 satisfied customers
I have a 236 B3 Cat skid steer. With the bucket on and a load
I have a 236 B3 Cat skid steer. With the bucket on and a load of dirt the whole machine shakes back and forth when I turn so bad that the whole machine jumps up and down when I stop. Any ideas… read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,303 satisfied customers
I'm looking to buy a cat 950G. The pricing on used loaders
I'm looking to buy a cat 950G. The pricing on used loaders is a little confusing to me. It seems that you can find them with 10,000 hours up to 30,000 hours and the price often doesn't reflect the hou… read more
Dan
Dan
Technician
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
11,185 satisfied customers
I have a 252b3 2012 with only 80 hours and every time you start
I have a 252b3 2012 with only 80 hours and every time you start it you can hear a loud hydraulic noise coming from seemingly under my feet. It sounds like fluid being pushed through a hole with air in… read more
Dan
Dan
Technician
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
11,185 satisfied customers
i have a 287c high flow. moves forward and reverse fine. work
i have a 287c high flow. moves forward and reverse fine. work tool section will not operate.loader arms will not lift, bucket will not curl. door open circuit is good. hydraulic lockout circuit is goo… read more
Dan
Dan
Technician
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
11,185 satisfied customers
D6T quick drop valve doesnt work all the time. Itll work at
D6T quick drop valve doesn't work all the time. Itll work at full throttle when cold but i have to play with it once the oil gets hot. When the oil is hot and the engine at idle it will not engage qui… read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,303 satisfied customers
Hitachi final drive motor seal replacement is kicking our butt.
Hitachi final drive motor seal replacement is kicking our butt. We cannot for the life of us get the orings to seat before they squish out to the side and we have to start over. we have one in sorta a… read more
Fieldtech59
Fieldtech59
368 satisfied customers
I own a 1994 JD 410D loader/backhoe. I have an issue with hydraulic
I own a 1994 JD 410D loader/backhoe. I have an issue with hydraulic valve for the front lift arm pistons. While idling the pistons keep contracting and the front end of the machine lifts off the groun… read more
ProfessorDeep
ProfessorDeep
10 satisfied customers
have a cat 272d that the hydraulic reservoir was accidentally
have a cat 272d that the hydraulic reservoir was accidentally filled with diesel fuel. machine was idling when it happened then was quickly shut off. but had to be restart machine to move unit into bu… read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,303 satisfied customers
I am putting a third "attatchment" valve on an older 963 (19
I am putting a third "attatchment" valve on an older 963 (1982, 11Z00139). I replaced the pilot valve control in the cab with the used (supposedly tested model from Iron Peddlers) and while the valve … read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,303 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a 2001 cat 307c , suddenly it lacks power. I´ve
Hi, I have a 2001 cat 307c , suddenly it lacks power. I´ve checked all filters, engine and hidraulics, it only has 5000 hours, I couldn´t find anything wrong, but the machine just smokes, and the rpms… read more
Dan
Dan
Technician
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
11,185 satisfied customers
I have a D 8 cat dozer that is having issues with the blade
I have a D 8 cat dozer that is having issues with the blade lifting on its own. I have changed the silinoid and cleaned out the valve body worked good for about 3 hrs and started doing it again any id… read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,303 satisfied customers
I would like to know what kind of damage can happen to a 988h
I would like to know what kind of damage can happen to a 988h cat when its run with very low hydraulic fluid.… read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,303 satisfied customers
I have recently purchased a used Cat D8k77v3194 It is equiped
I have recently purchased a used Cat D8k77v3194 It is equiped with a 3 rd valve for a ripper attachment. When I 1st start the tractor the hydraulic system works perfectly. After operating the machine … read more
Dan
Dan
Technician
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
11,185 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

1,921 satisfied customers

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

Wayne

Wayne

Journeyman

1,024 satisfied customers

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

Cat Man

Cat Man

Cat Engine Expert

571 satisfied customers

I am ASE Master Certified.

dieseldan55

dieseldan55

Mechanic

294 satisfied customers

Road Mechanic for Volvo Construction Equipment.

Chris (aka- Moose)

Chris (aka- Moose)

Technician

44 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