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This manual applies to the following models: T40140, T40170 / Bobcat Company
BOBCAT T40140 S/N A8GA11001 & ABOVE
BOBCAT T40170 S/N A8GB11001 & ABOVE
Manual Language: English
"Unlock the Power of Telescopic Handlers: Download the Ultimate Manual for Bobcat T40140, T40170"
Prepare to revolutionize your material handling capabilities with the Bobcat T40140 and T40170 telescopic handlers. These versatile machines offer exceptional lifting capacity, reach, and maneuverability, making them indispensable for construction, agriculture, and industrial applications. In this comprehensive guide, you'll discover a wealth of engine specifications, maintenance tips, tuning options, available accessories, owner reviews, and more. Whether you're an operator, owner, or enthusiast, dive into the world of Bobcat T40140 and T40170 telescopic handlers and unleash their full potential.
Engine Specifications/Technical Data:
• The T40140 features a diesel engine with a displacement of 3.9 liters, while the T40170 comes with a larger 4.4-liter diesel engine.
• Both models offer impressive lifting capacities, with the T40140 capable of lifting loads up to 4 tons (8,000 lbs) and the T40170 up to 4.5 tons (9,000 lbs).
• The engines employ turbocharging and intercooling, enhancing performance and fuel efficiency.
• These telescopic handlers utilize a four-cylinder engine design, delivering reliable power and torque.
• The T40140 and T40170 feature a hydrostatic transmission system, allowing smooth and precise control.
• A heavy-duty cooling system ensures optimal engine temperature regulation, even in demanding operating conditions.
• The machines are equipped with four-wheel drive for enhanced traction and maneuverability on various terrains.
• The T40140 has a maximum lift height of 13.85 meters (45.4 ft), while the T40170 reaches up to 16.7 meters (54.8 ft).
• These models offer excellent forward reach capabilities, with the T40140 extending up to 9.55 meters (31.3 ft) and the T40170 up to 12.5 meters (41 ft).
• The telescopic handlers feature a robust boom system, ensuring stability and precise load handling.
• Both models come with proportional joystick controls for smooth and intuitive operation.
• The T40140 and T40170 employ a hydraulic leveling system to compensate for uneven terrain and maintain stability.
• The machines are equipped with a spacious and comfortable operator cabin, providing excellent visibility and ergonomic controls.
• An advanced load management system offers enhanced safety by providing real-time load information and stability monitoring.
• The telescopic handlers feature a 180-degree rotating turret, enabling versatile operation and precise load placement.
• Hydraulic outriggers provide additional stability when working with heavy loads at extended heights.
• The T40140 and T40170 are equipped with heavy-duty axles and planetary drive systems for reliable performance and durability.
• These models come with power-assisted steering, ensuring effortless maneuverability in tight spaces.
• A variety of quick-attach attachments, such as forks, buckets, and grapples, can be used to expand the machines' versatility.
• The telescopic handlers are designed for easy maintenance and serviceability, minimizing downtime.
Facts and Details:
- Bobcat's T40140 and T40170 telescopic handlers are part of the brand's renowned range of material handling equipment.
- These models offer a combination of lifting capacity, reach, and stability, making them suitable for a wide range of applications.
- The telescopic handlers' compact design allows for easy maneuverability in confined spaces.
- Both models feature excellent visibility from the operator cabin, enhancing safety and precision during operation.
- The T40140 and T40170 come with a robust chassis and heavy-duty components, ensuring durability and longevity.
- These machines offer precise and responsive hydraulic controls, allowing operators to handle loads with ease.
- The telescopic handlers are equipped with a variety of safety features, such as load management systems and emergency stop buttons.
- Bobcat provides comprehensive training and support for operators and owners to ensure safe and efficient use of the equipment.
- The T40140 and T40170 are known for their reliable performance, with many users praising their productivity and versatility.
- These telescopic handlers are designed to withstand demanding working conditions, providing peace of mind to operators and owners.
- Bobcat's extensive dealer network ensures readily available parts and service for the T40140 and T40170 telescopic handlers.
Maintenance Intervals and Tips:
► Follow the manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule, including regular oil and filter changes, hydraulic system inspections, and lubrication of moving parts.
► Check and maintain proper tire pressure for optimal performance and stability.
► Keep the machine clean by regularly removing dirt, debris, and other contaminants to prevent clogging and component damage.
► Inspect hydraulic hoses and fittings for any signs of wear or leaks, and replace as necessary.
► Ensure the operator cabin is clean and free from obstructions for maximum visibility and comfort.
► Regularly inspect and tighten bolts, nuts, and fasteners to ensure the machine remains structurally sound.
Common Issues and Solutions:
* Hydraulic system leaks: Inspect hydraulic hoses, fittings, and seals for any signs of leakage. Replace damaged components and tighten connections.
* Electrical issues: Check the battery connections and fuses for proper operation. If electrical problems persist, consult a qualified technician for diagnosis and repair.
* Engine overheating: Clean the radiator and cooling system regularly to prevent debris buildup. Ensure proper coolant levels and consider servicing the cooling system if the issue persists.
* Transmission problems: Monitor the transmission fluid levels and check for any signs of contamination or abnormal shifting. Consult a professional for further diagnosis and repair.
* Steering system malfunctions: Inspect the power steering components for leaks or damage. If steering issues arise, consult a technician for inspection and repair.
Popular Tuning Tips or Modifications:
■ Upgrading to larger tires for improved ground clearance and traction.
■ Installing auxiliary lighting for enhanced visibility in low-light conditions.
■ Adding a backup camera or sensor system for improved safety during reversing maneuvers.
■ Upgrading the operator cabin with additional comfort features, such as air conditioning or sound insulation.
■ Installing a remote monitoring system to track machine performance and maintenance needs.
Available Accessories, Attachments, and Aftermarket Options:
+ Forks and material buckets for versatile load handling.
+ Grapple attachments for handling bulkier materials.
+ Man baskets for lifting personnel safely at heights.
+ Jib booms for extended reach and precise load placement.
+ Pallet forks for efficient transport and stacking of palletized materials.
+ Concrete pour buckets for construction applications.
+ Hydraulic winches for additional lifting capabilities.
+ Tire chains for improved traction in icy or slippery conditions.
Owner Reviews and Opinions:
☺ Impressive lifting capacity and reach.
☺ Compact design for maneuverability in tight spaces.
☺ Excellent visibility from the operator cabin.
☺ Reliable and durable performance.
☺ Easy maintenance and serviceability.
☻ Limited reach compared to larger telescopic handlers.
☻ Steeper learning curve for inexperienced operators.
☻ Some users may desire more advanced technological features.
Repairs frequently needed and common parts that often break:
→ Hydraulic cylinder seals may need replacement due to wear or leaks.
→ Boom or attachment pins may wear out and requirereplacement.
→ Wear pads on the boom and chassis may need periodic replacement to maintain smooth operation.
→ The starter motor or alternator may require servicing or replacement over time.
→ Control cables for the boom and attachments may fray or break and need to be replaced.
→ Suspension components, such as bushings and bearings, may require maintenance or replacement.
→ The fuel injectors or fuel pump may develop issues and require repair or replacement.
→ The hydraulic pump or motor may experience wear or damage and need to be repaired or replaced.
→ Electrical sensors, such as those for temperature or pressure, may fail and require replacement.
→ The tires may wear down over time and need to be replaced for optimal performance and safety.
→ The hydraulic joystick or control valves may develop faults and need to be repaired or replaced.
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