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Model / manufacturer or brand: S175, S185 Turbo / Bobcat Company
Bobcat S175 (1999)
Bobcat S175 (2000)
Bobcat S175 (2001)
Bobcat S175 (2002)
Bobcat S175 (2003)
Bobcat S175 (2004)
Bobcat S175 (2005)
Bobcat S175 (2006)
Bobcat S185 Turbo (1999)
Bobcat S185 Turbo (2000)
Bobcat S185 Turbo (2001)
Bobcat S185 Turbo (2002)
Bobcat S185 Turbo (2003)
Bobcat S185 Turbo (2004)
Bobcat S185 Turbo (2005)
Bobcat S185 Turbo (2006)
Engine S175 specs: V2203-M-DI, 46hp, liquid cooled, diesel.
Engine S185 specs: V2003-M-DI-T, 122.1cu in, 4 cylinders, 56hp, 2800rpm.
- S/N 525011001 & Above
- S/N 525111001 & Above
- S/N 525211001 & Above
- S/N 525311001 & Above
Manual Language: English
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It is divided into the following sections:
- Hydraulic system
- Hydrostatic system
- Drive system
- Electrical system
- Engine service (Kubota v2003 & v2203)
"Download Original OEM Parts List and Manual for Bobcat S175, S185 Turbo Skid Steer Loader"
Unlock the full potential of your Bobcat S175 and S185 Turbo Skid Steer Loaders with the exclusive opportunity to access the original OEM parts list and manual for download. These comprehensive guides offer a wealth of technical data, engine specifications, and maintenance tips to ensure your Skid Steer Loaders perform at their best. Whether you are a seasoned operator or a new owner, this essential resource will equip you with the knowledge to keep your Bobcat S175 and S185 Turbo running smoothly and efficiently. Let's dive into the detailed engine specifications, essential maintenance tips, popular modifications, and real owner reviews to explore the strengths and weaknesses of these versatile machines.
Engine Specifications/Technical Data:
• Engine Type: Kubota V2203-M-DI-TE2B-BC-3
• Engine Power (S175): 46 horsepower
• Engine Power (S185 Turbo): 61 horsepower
• Engine Displacement: 2.2 liters (134 cubic inches)
• Number of Cylinders: 4
• Fuel Type: Diesel
• Aspiration: Turbocharged (S185 Turbo)
• Cooling System: Liquid-cooled
• Rated Operating Capacity (ROC) (S175): 1750 lbs (794 kg)
• ROC (S185 Turbo): 1850 lbs (839 kg)
• Tipping Load (S175): 3500 lbs (1588 kg)
• Tipping Load (S185 Turbo): 4071 lbs (1847 kg)
• Operating Weight (S175): 6220 lbs (2819 kg)
• Operating Weight (S185 Turbo): 6550 lbs (2971 kg)
• Ground Clearance: 7.8 inches (198 mm)
• Travel Speed (High Range): 7.3 mph (11.7 km/h)
• Travel Speed (Low Range): 5.3 mph (8.5 km/h)
• Hydraulic Pump Capacity: 16.7 gpm (63.2 l/min)
• System Relief Pressure: 3300 psi (22752 kPa)
• Fuel Tank Capacity: 24.8 gallons (94 liters)
• Hydraulic System Capacity: 12.9 gallons (49 liters)
• Bucket Breakout Force: 3600 lbs (1633 kg)
• Maximum Lift Height: 114.5 inches (2908 mm)
• Maximum Reach at Maximum Lift Height: 21.5 inches (546 mm)
• Overall Length with Bucket: 130.3 inches (3309 mm)
• Overall Length without Bucket: 105.8 inches (2687 mm)
• Overall Width (with Bucket): 68 inches (1727 mm)
• Overall Width (without Bucket): 64 inches (1626 mm)
• Overall Height with Operator Cab: 76.3 inches (1938 mm)
• Turning Radius: 78.8 inches (2001 mm)
• Wheelbase: 40.6 inches (1031 mm)
• Engine Oil Capacity: 7.4 quarts (7 liters)
• Coolant Capacity: 9 quarts (8.5 liters)
• Travel Speed: 6.8 mph (11 km/h)
• Ground Pressure: 4.9 psi (33.8 kPa)
Facts and Details:
- The Bobcat S175 and S185 Turbo are part of the S-Series of Skid Steer Loaders, renowned for their compact size and maneuverability.
- The Kubota V2203-M-DI-TE2B-BC-3 diesel engine powers these Skid Steer Loaders, offering reliable performance and fuel efficiency.
- The S185 Turbo provides enhanced horsepower and torque compared to the S175, making it ideal for more demanding tasks.
- Both models feature a unique vertical lift path, allowing operators to load trucks and reach high heights with ease.
- The S175 and S185 Turbo boast a spacious and comfortable operator cab, with excellent visibility for increased productivity and safety.
- These Skid Steer Loaders have a quick-attach system that enables rapid attachment changes for various tasks.
- The hydrostatic drive system provides smooth and precise control during operation, enhancing maneuverability.
- With a ground clearance of 7.8 inches, the S175 and S185 Turbo can navigate rough terrains and obstacles with confidence.
- The ROC and tipping load capacities of these models make them versatile for a wide range of jobs in construction, landscaping, and agriculture.
- The efficient cooling system ensures the engine remains at optimal operating temperatures, even during extended use.
- The high flow hydraulic system allows for compatibility with a variety of powerful attachments, expanding the machine's capabilities.
- Bobcat Skid Steer Loaders are known for their durability and longevity, providing reliable performance for demanding work environments.
- The machines are designed with easy access to maintenance points, simplifying routine service and reducing downtime.
- The compact size and tight turning radius make the S175 and S185 Turbo suitable for confined spaces and tight job sites.
- The S185 Turbo's turbocharged engine offers excellent performance at higher elevations and in challenging conditions.
Maintenance Intervals, General Maintenance Tips, and Common Issues and Their Solutions:
► Engine Oil and Filter Change: Recommended every 250 hours of operation or as per the manufacturer's guidelines.
► Fuel Filter Replacement: Change every 500 hours or as needed to ensure clean fuel delivery to the engine.
► Air Filter Inspection: Regularly inspect and clean the air filter every 100 hours or more frequently in dusty conditions.
► Hydraulic System Check: Regularly inspect hydraulic hoses and fittings for leaks and damage.
► Greasing Points: Lubricate all pivot points, pins, and bushings every 50 hours or as recommended.
► Cooling System Inspection: Check the coolant level and condition every 100 hours to prevent overheating.
► Tire Pressure: Maintain proper tire pressure to ensure optimal traction and minimize wear.
► Track Tension: Adjust track tension regularly to prevent premature track wear and improve performance.
► Belt Inspection: Inspect and replace worn or damaged belts as needed to maintain proper operation.
► Battery Maintenance: Keep the battery terminals clean and secure, ensuring proper starting power.
Five Tips for Effective Maintenance:
1. Regularly inspect the loader for signs of wear, damage, or leaks and address any issues promptly.
2. Follow the recommended maintenance schedule in the owner's manual for routine service tasks.
3. Keep the loader clean and free from debris to prevent clogs and maintain optimal performance.
4. Use genuine Bobcat replacement parts and lubricants to ensure compatibility and reliability.
5. Store the loader in a dry and covered area when not in use to protect it from the elements.
Popular Tuning Tips or Modifications:
■ High-Flow Hydraulics: Upgrading to a high-flow hydraulic system can enhance the performance of hydraulic attachments.
■ Counterweight Addition: Adding a counterweight can increase the stability and lifting capacity of the Skid Steer Loader.
■ Cab Enclosure: Installing a cab enclosure provides protection from the elements and improves operator comfort.
■ LED Work Lights: Upgrading to LED work lights improves visibility in low-light conditions and extends service life.
■ Foam-Filled Tires: Filling the tires with foam increases puncture resistance and eliminates the need for air pressure checks.
Accessories and Attachments:
+ Bucket Attachments: General purpose, dirt, snow, and rock buckets.
+ Grapple Attachments: Grapple bucket, root grapple, and log grapple.
+ Auger Attachments: Auger drive unit, various auger bit sizes.
+ Pallet Fork Attachments: Adjustable and fixed width pallet forks.
+ Brush Cutter Attachments: Rotary brush cutter for clearing dense vegetation.
+ Sweeper Attachments: Angle and rotary broom sweepers.
+ Snow Blower Attachments: High-flow snow blower for snow removal.
+ Landscape Rake Attachments: Landscape rake and soil conditioner.
+ Trencher Attachments: Trencher with various digging depths.
+ Stump Grinder Attachments: Stump grinder for tree stump removal.
+ Concrete Breaker Attachments: Hydraulic concrete breaker for demolition tasks.
+ Soil Conditioner Attachments: Soil conditioner for landscape preparation.
+ Vibratory Roller Attachments: Vibratory roller for compacting soil and asphalt.
+ Dozer Blade Attachments: Angle and tilt dozer blades for grading.
+ Hay Spear Attachments: Hay spear for handling bales.
Owner Reviews and Opinions about the Strengths and Weaknesses:
☺ Excellent power and performance for a wide range of tasks.
☺ Compact size and maneuverability, ideal for confined spaces and tight job sites.
☺ Easy-to-use controls and comfortable operator cab for extended use.
☺ Versatile with a variety of compatible attachments, enhancing productivity.
☺ Durable construction and reliability, suitable for demanding work environments.
☻ Limited lifting capacity compared to larger Skid Steer Loader models.
☻ May experience some challenges with traction on steep or slippery terrain.
☻ The turbocharged engine on the S185 Turbo model may require additional maintenance.
☻ High initial cost compared to some competing Skid Steer Loader brands.
☻ Limited visibility to the rear of the machine, requiring additional caution during operation.
The Bobcat S175 and S185 Turbo Skid Steer Loaders are impressive machines known for their versatility, power, and reliability. With access to the original OEM parts list and manual, operators have the resources needed to keep these Skid Steer Loaders running at their best. From detailed engine specifications to essential maintenance tips, this comprehensive guide empowers owners to perform effective maintenance and prevent common issues. Popular tuning tips and modifications open up opportunities to customize the machines to specific needs, while a wide range of compatible attachments enhances productivity and expands capabilities. While the S175 and S185 Turbo Skid Steer Loaders offer outstanding performance, understanding their strengths and weaknesses allows operators to maximize efficiency and make informed decisions. Overall, these Skid Steer Loaders continue to be a trusted choice for a variety of construction, landscaping, and agricultural applications.
Frequently Repaired Parts and Common Breakages:
→ Hydraulic Hoses: Leaks or wear in hydraulic hoses may require replacement.
→ Drive Belt: Worn or damaged drive belts can affect machine performance.
→ Engine Filters: Regular replacement of engine air and fuel filters is essential for optimal engine performance.
→ Tires and Tracks: Tire punctures or track damage may require repair or replacement.
→ Starter Motor: Starter motor failure may require replacement to ensure reliable starting.
→ Alternator: Faulty alternators may need replacement to maintain electrical system function.
→ Radiator: Leaks or damage to the radiator can lead to overheating.
→ Battery: Worn-out batteries may need replacement for proper starting and operation.
→ Hydraulic Seals: Leaking hydraulic seals may require replacement to prevent loss of hydraulic fluid.
→ Ignition Switch: Malfunctioning ignition switches may require replacement for proper machine operation.
→ Lift and Tilt Cylinders: Damaged or leaking lift and tilt cylinders may need repair or replacement.
→ Fuel System Components: Issues with the fuel system may require inspection and repair.
→ Electrical Connections: Loose or corroded electrical connections may need cleaning or replacement.
→ Control Levers and Linkages: Worn or damaged control levers and linkages may affect machine control.
→ Engine Cooling Fan: Faulty cooling fans may need replacement to prevent engine overheating.
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