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I recently bought a 416 cat backhoe. It isand the guy i

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Hi, and good afternoon. I recently bought a 416 cat backhoe. It is*****and the guy i bought it from said it is a 1980 model. I have tried to find a manual for it but no luck. I checked the hydraulic fluid or what i thought. It looked like milk. So i drained it to try to get the contaiminants out. Only about a gallon came out. So i cranked the machine to move it to another location with an incline to see if if it would drain anymore. But when i pull the shift lever or push it up it will not move. Did i drain the wrong fluid out, if so where do you check the transmission fluid and the hydraulic fluid or are they the same.

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Mechanic: Wayne, Journeyman replied 1 year ago
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Hi, I'm Wayne.

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Click the link below for the manual.

I hope this helps you.

Wayne

https://diyrepairmanuals.com/product/operation-and-maintenance-manual-for-caterpillar-backhoe-loader-model-416-backhoe-loader/?gclid=CjwKCAjwjJmIBhA4EiwAQdCbxmm2uyn-dk8tRQlYO5SvWiRc3OjfVd03AvJQlYzI2LTG9odm-VhruhoCyCkQAvD_BwE

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Hi wayne, how do i tell what year it was made. the serial number is *****
Mechanic: Wayne, Journeyman replied 1 year ago

Hi,

Thank you for the response.

Let me see if I can get that for you.

Wayne

Hi,

I just found a download for $40.00 ser# ***** 5pc.

https://www.aservicemanualpdf.com/downloads/caterpillar-cat-416-backhoe-loader-prefix-5pc-service-repair-manual-5pc00001-06191/

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
i already downloaded that but i think it is useless, as it just is not informative at all, it just shows tecnical data in general and how to weld and picking the right electrode. I need something to show me where to check the fluids and all the different things.
Mechanic: Wayne, Journeyman replied 1 year ago

Hi,

OK, it appears your unit is 1988.

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
ok thanks Wayne. Also the shuttle lever to the left of the steering wheel, i thought if you pushed the lever up away form you it would go forward and pull it back to go in reverse. But its just the opposite
Mechanic: Wayne, Journeyman replied 1 year ago
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
thanks Wayne for all your help,gota run
Mechanic: Wayne, Journeyman replied 1 year ago

You are very welcome

Stay safe and healthy!!!!!!

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