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The manual is valid for the following models: S150, S160/ Bobcat Company
Bobcat S150 Skid Steer Loader (2000-2012)
Bobcat S160 Skid Steer Loader (2000-2012)
Technical engine specs (S150): V2203-M-DI-E2B-BC-3, 134.3cu in, 4 cylinders, 46hp, 2800rpm.
Technical engine specs (S160): V2003-M-DI-T, 122.1cu in, 4 cylinders, 56hp, 2800rpm.
Covers the following serials:
S/N 529711001 & Above
S/N 529811001 & Above
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Experience the power and versatility of the Bobcat S150 and S160 skid steer loaders. These compact machines are designed to tackle a wide range of tasks with ease, making them indispensable on construction sites, landscaping projects, and more. With the original Bobcat S150 and S160 manual, you can unlock valuable insights and technical knowledge to maximize the performance of these reliable workhorses.
Engine Specifications/Technical Data:
• The Bobcat S150 and S160 are equipped with a liquid-cooled, four-cylinder diesel engine.
• The engine delivers a horsepower of 46 (S150) and 56 (S160), respectively.
• It generates a maximum torque of 132 lb-ft (S150) and 165 lb-ft (S160), providing ample power for demanding tasks.
• The skid steer loaders feature a displacement of 2.2 liters (S150) and 2.4 liters (S160).
• They utilize direct fuel injection for efficient combustion and fuel economy.
• The engines are equipped with glow plugs for easy cold-weather starting.
• The Bobcat S150 and S160 employ hydrostatic drive systems for smooth and responsive operation.
• They feature mechanical transmission controls for easy gear shifting.
• The skid steer loaders offer auxiliary hydraulic flow rates of up to 16.9 gallons per minute (S150) and 20.3 gallons per minute (S160).
• They are equipped with a hydraulic system pressure of up to 3,335 psi (S150) and 3,300 psi (S160).
• The Bobcat S150 and S160 feature a tipping load capacity of 2,795 pounds (S150) and 3,200 pounds (S160).
• They have an operating weight of approximately 5,808 pounds (S150) and 5,900 pounds (S160).
• The skid steer loaders offer travel speeds of up to 7.3 mph (S150) and 7.4 mph (S160).
• They feature a fuel tank capacity of 18.5 gallons (S150) and 24.5 gallons (S160), reducing refueling frequency.
• The Bobcat S150 and S160 are designed with a compact footprint for easy maneuverability in tight spaces.
• They offer a maximum lift height of up to 112.1 inches (S150) and 119.5 inches (S160).
• The skid steer loaders feature a width of approximately 68 inches (S150) and 66 inches (S160).
• They are equipped with standard hand and foot controls for operator convenience.
• The Bobcat S150 and S160 have a roll-over protective structure (ROPS) for operator safety.
• They offer a variety of attachment options, including buckets, forks, augers, and more, to enhance versatility.
Facts and Details:
- The Bobcat S150 and S160 belong to the popular M-Series of skid steer loaders manufactured by Bobcat Company.
- They are known for their compact size, maneuverability, and powerful performance.
- The skid steer loaders are designed for various applications, including excavation, loading, grading, and material handling.
- The Bobcat S150 and S160 feature a user-friendly operator station with excellent visibility and ergonomically placed controls.
- They are equipped with a durable, all-steel frame construction for longevity and reliability.
- The skid steer loaders offer a quick-attach system for effortless attachment changes.
- Bobcat S150 and S160 models are renowned for their excellent breakout force and lifting capabilities.
- They are designed for easy maintenance access, with conveniently located service points and removable panels.
Maintenance Intervals and General Maintenance Tips:
To keep your Bobcat S150 and S160 skid steer loaders operating at their best, follow these maintenance intervals and tips:
► Perform daily pre-start inspections, checking for leaks, loose bolts, and damaged components.
► Change the engine oil and filter every 250 hours or as recommended by the manufacturer.
► Regularly clean or replace the air filter to ensure proper engine performance.
► Grease all fittings and pivot points every 10 hours of operation or as specified in the manual.
► Check and adjust tire pressure regularly to maintain optimal traction and stability.
► Inspect the hydraulic system for leaks and ensure proper fluid levels.
► Keep the radiator and cooling system clean to prevent overheating.
► Maintain a clean and debris-free operator station for a comfortable and safe working environment.
► Store the skid steer loaders in a dry, covered area when not in use to protect them from the elements.
Common Issues and Solutions:
* Hydraulic system leaks: Inspect all hoses, fittings, and connections for leaks. Replace or repair any damaged components.
* Starting issues: Check the battery connections and ensure the battery is charged. Clean or replace any corroded terminals or cables.
* Electrical problems: Inspect the wiring harness and connections for any signs of damage or corrosion. Repair or replace damaged wiring and connectors.
* Engine overheating: Check the coolant level and inspect the radiator for debris or blockages. Clean or repair as needed. Consider using a higher coolant mixture for better heat dissipation.
Tips for Effective Maintenance of the Bobcat S150, S160 Skid Steer Loaders:
■ Regularly inspect and clean the air intake system, including the air filter and intake pipes, to ensure optimal engine performance.
■ Keep the skid steer loaders clean and free of debris to prevent overheating and component damage.
■ Regularly check and tighten all bolts, nuts, and fasteners to ensure they are properly secured.
■ Follow the manufacturer's recommended service intervals for routine maintenance tasks, including oil changes, filter replacements, and hydraulic system checks.
■ Keep a log of maintenance activities and service records for future reference and to maintain a comprehensive maintenance history.
Popular Tuning Tips and Modifications for the Bobcat S150, S160 Skid Steer Loaders:
Due to the nature of skid steer loaders, significant modifications are limited. However, some popular enhancements include:
+ Upgrading the lighting system to improve visibility in low-light conditions.
+ Adding a cab enclosure for operator comfort and protection from the elements.
+ Installing foam-filled tires for improved puncture resistance and stability on rough terrains.
+ Adding backup alarms or cameras for enhanced safety during operations.
+ Upgrading the seat to a more comfortable and ergonomic option.
Accessories and Attachments:
♦ Standard and high-capacity buckets for various material handling tasks.
♦ Grapple attachments for efficient handling of bulky materials.
♦ Pallet forks for easy transport of palletized goods.
♦ Augers for digging holes in different soil conditions.
♦ Trenchers for efficient excavation of trenches.
♦ Hydraulic hammers for breaking up hard surfaces.
♦ Sweepers and brooms for debris and snow removal.
♦ Snow blades and blowers for winter maintenance.
♦ Landscape rakes for leveling and grading.
♦ Brush cutters for vegetation management.
Owner Reviews and Opinions:
☺ Strengths: Owners appreciate the compact size, power, and versatility of the Bobcat S150 and S160 skid steer loaders. The easy-to-use controls, smooth operation, and excellent maneuverability are often praised. These loaders are valued for their ability to handle a variety of tasks with efficiency.
☻ Weaknesses: Some owners mention that the lack of advanced features, such as air conditioning or advanced hydraulic controls, can be a drawback. Additionally, a few note that the visibility from the operator station could be improved.
The Bobcat S150 and S160 skid steer loaders offer impressive performance and versatility in compact packages. With their durable construction, powerful engines, and user-friendly design, they are well-suited for a variety of applications. By following regular maintenance intervals and implementing effective maintenance tips, owners can ensure the longevity and optimal performance of their Bobcat S150 and S160 loaders. While significant modifications are limited, popular enhancements such as improved lighting and operator comfort features can be added. The Bobcat S150 and S160 skid steer loaders continue to be valued for their reliability, maneuverability, and ability to handle diverse tasks with ease.
Repairs Most Frequently Needed:
→ Hydraulic hose replacements or repairs.
→ Starter motor replacements.
→ Wiring harness repairs or replacements.
→ Battery replacements.
→ Tire replacements or repairs.
→ Alternator replacements.
→ Fuel system repairs, including filters and injectors.
→ Hydraulic pump repairs or replacements.
→ Drive belt replacements.
→ Brake system repairs or adjustments.
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