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The following models are encompassed by this manual: 4CX 214 215 217 / JC Bamford Excavators Ltd.
JCB 4CX Backhoe Loader
JCB 214 Backhoe Loader
JCB 215 Backhoe Loader
JCB 217 Backhoe Loader
Engine specs (4CX): 268.6 cu in, turbocharged, 81hp/97.6hp, 2200rpm/1300rpm, 380.6lb ft.
Engine specs (214): 86 hp (64 kw)
Engine specs (215): 92 hp (69 kw)
Engine specs (217): Perkins, 1004 THR, 4 L, 4 cylinders, 100x127 mm, 68 kW, 2200 rpm.
Machine Model and Serial Numbers:
4CX-400001 to 4600000
4CX-920001 to 9300000
214 215 217-900001 Onwards
Production years (depending on model): 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
SN: 4CX-400001 to 4600000, 3CX 4CX-920001 to 9300000, 214 215 217-900001 Onwards
Manual Language: English
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Engine Specifications/Technical Data:
• The JCB 4CX, 214, 215, and 217 Backhoe Loaders are equipped with powerful diesel engines designed for heavy-duty applications.
• These machines feature engines with different displacements, ranging from approximately 3.8 to 6.6 liters, depending on the model.
• The engines utilize advanced fuel injection technology, such as direct injection or common rail, to ensure efficient combustion and maximize power output.
• The Backhoe Loaders incorporate a turbocharger or a turbocharger with an intercooler, providing enhanced performance and improved fuel efficiency.
• They are equipped with multi-speed transmissions, typically with four or six forward gears and four reverse gears, offering a wide range of operating speeds for different tasks.
• The Backhoe Loaders feature a hydraulic system that powers the loader and backhoe attachments, providing impressive lifting capacities and digging forces.
• They utilize advanced hydraulics with load-sensing capabilities, allowing for precise control and efficient operation.
• The machines have four-wheel drive systems, ensuring optimal traction and maneuverability on various terrains.
• The Backhoe Loaders are equipped with robust axles and differentials, designed to handle heavy loads and provide reliable performance.
• They feature a rugged chassis and articulated steering, allowing for excellent maneuverability in confined spaces.
• The machines are equipped with powerful hydraulic brakes, offering responsive and reliable stopping power.
• The Backhoe Loaders incorporate advanced operator cabins with ergonomic controls and comfortable seating, providing a productive and operator-friendly working environment.
• They have a range of digging depths and lifting capacities, enabling them to handle a wide variety of excavation and loading tasks.
Facts and Details:
- JCB Backhoe Loaders are renowned for their versatility and durability, making them suitable for a wide range of construction, landscaping, and agricultural applications.
- These machines offer excellent digging capabilities, precise control, and exceptional stability, allowing operators to tackle challenging tasks with ease.
- JCB Backhoe Loaders are known for their fuel efficiency, thanks to advanced engine technology and efficient hydraulic systems.
- They are designed to provide comfortable and spacious operator cabins, reducing fatigue during long work hours and increasing productivity.
- The Backhoe Loaders feature intuitive controls and ergonomic design, enhancing operator comfort and reducing the learning curve for new users.
- Owners appreciate the machines' reliability and low maintenance requirements, contributing to reduced downtime and increased profitability.
- JCB offers a range of attachments and accessories for their Backhoe Loaders, including buckets, augers, grapples, and more, allowing operators to customize the machine for specific job requirements.
- These machines are designed with ease of service and maintenance in mind, with accessible components and convenient service points for efficient repairs and routine maintenance tasks.
Maintenance Intervals, General Maintenance Tips, and Common Issues/Solutions:
► Regular maintenance intervals for JCB Backhoe Loaders include engine oil and filter changes every 250 hours, hydraulic oil and filter changes every 500 hours, and fuel filter changes every 1,000 hours.
► It is crucial to regularly inspect and adjust the tension of the loader and backhoe bucket pins to ensure proper operation and reduce wear.
► Checking and maintaining the proper hydraulic fluid level and quality is essential for optimal performance and longevity of the hydraulic system.
► Regularly inspect and replace worn or damaged tires to maintain traction and stability on various terrains.
► Common issues with Backhoe Loaders may include hydraulic leaks, electrical system malfunctions, and wear on bucket teeth or cutting edges. Proper diagnosis and repairs by qualified technicians are recommended.
Popular Tuning Tips or Modifications:
* Upgrading to heavy-duty tires for improved traction and durability in challenging conditions.
* Installing LED work lights for enhanced visibility during night or low-light operations.
* Adding auxiliary hydraulic circuits for increased versatility when using specialized attachments.
Available Accessories, Attachments, and Aftermarket Options:
■ Various bucket sizes and types, including general-purpose, digging, ditch cleaning, and more.
■ Auger attachments for efficient drilling in different soil conditions.
■ Grapple attachments for handling logs, debris, or other materials.
■ Quick couplers for fast and easy attachment changes.
■ Auxiliary hydraulic circuits for operating hydraulic tools or attachments.
■ Cab heaters and air conditioning kits for enhanced operator comfort in extreme weather conditions.
Owner Reviews and Opinions:
☺ Strengths: Owners appreciate the JCB Backhoe Loaders' versatility, durability, and excellent digging capabilities. They often mention the comfortable operator cabins and intuitive controls, allowing for efficient operation and reduced operator fatigue.
☻ Weaknesses: Some owners note that the machines' fuel consumption can be relatively high compared to other models in the market. Additionally, a few owners mention occasional issues with hydraulic leaks or electrical components.
Repairs that Need to be Carried Out Most Frequently:
→ Regular oil and filter changes.
→ Loader and backhoe bucket pin inspections and adjustments.
→ Hydraulic system maintenance, including fluid level checks and quality assessments.
→ Tire inspections and replacements.
→ Hydraulic system leak repairs.
→ Electrical system diagnostics and repairs.
Parts that Often Break:
→ Hydraulic hoses and fittings.
→ Wear parts, such as bucket teeth and cutting edges.
→ Electrical components, including switches, sensors, and relays.
→ Hydraulic seals and o-rings.
→ Tires and tire-related components.
→ Filters and fluid-related components.
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