Your wheel loader is a very versatile piece of earth moving machinery. With the ability to cut levels, load trucks and with the right attachments there is a variety of other uses. It is important that it is reliable, when you need it; it needs to be in good working condition. The easiest and most cost effective way to manage this is to stick to regular preventative maintenance servicing.
Keeping an eye on the work equipment pins & bushes for wear and daily/regular greasing with the correct grease will greatly reduce the wear and tear on your loader. Getting those engine oil or hydraulic oil leaks repaired before they cause expensive and inconvenient downtime can go a long way to keeping your loader earning its money and keeping your business going.
If you are looking for Kawasaki TMV65 wheel loader servicing & repairs in Perth, DieselWest mechanical services offers its customers servicing and repairs on all makes and models of wheel loaders. We can carry out repairs onsite at your convenience.
If you are reading this, there is a chance that your excavator has an issue with its tracked drive.
Keeping an eye on the basic components of the track frame is the easiest way to spot faults and keep watch of how your track components are wearing.
All track components have a life expectancy with some parts wearing quick
er than others. For instance your drive sprocket, which is one of the cheapest parts. If the sprocket is worn it will accelerate the wear on your track chain (steel track) or drive lugs (rubber track) costing more money later on.
Need some track repairs? Contact DieselWest for service or repair of your excavator track drive components.
If you own an excavator or mini excavator chances are you are in the mining or civil & construction industry. You will also know how hard your excavator works for you and how much it can affect your business and your customers if it breaks down onsite.
It is the age-old saying, “prevention is the best cure” where an inspection or regular servicing can prevent a small fault from causing your excavator or mini-excavator to breakdown.
Preventative maintenance plays an important role in diagnosis of any engine oils leak, hydraulic leaks or electrical faults and a general health check of your machine.
If you need onsite excavator or mini-excavator servicing or repairs contact DieselWest to talk about your next service or repair.
Grease is cheap, compared to the costs of downtime and parts. So don’t be afraid to use it.
If your bucket pins and bushes are worn or have sideways movement they need some attention. Whether it be some simple shimming adjustment or pin and bush replacement which can get to be a costly job depending on parts and if line-boring is required.
Using the correct grade grease is very important to help keeping you work equipment pins & bushes with minimal friction and therefore prolonging the working life of those parts and lowering the cost of repairs required.
Keeping Dirt out of the grease with correct shimming and keeping your grease seals in good working order will limit the grease turning into a grinding paste and running your friction points dry causing metal to metal contact.
We can carry out repairs onsite,If you need pins and bushes replaced, or simply an inspection carried out call DieselWest today.
If your reading this, you’re probably considering buying a skid steer loader or bobcat. You will need to consider a few things.
What are the Service & Maintenance costs?
If you’re looking for a bobcat pre-purchase inspection, bobcat repairs or regular bobcat servicing call DieselWest for professional service and professional advice. No matter what your brand or model.
It can’t be said enough; prevention is the best cure.
Preventative maintenance’s main purpose is to avoid you being stuck on the side of the road on a rainy Friday afternoon with screaming kids in the car or on a busy job site holding up the planning schedule and avoiding costly towing or repair costs.
Regular servicing by your mechanic can pick up these minor problems before they become a big hassle to you, your business or your customers.
Keeping an eye out for any oil leaks on the ground or new noises when you’re driving. Can go a long way to letting you know when it’s time to get it looked at by a professional.
Having issues with your 4x4 or earth-moving machinery?
Does your bobcat, excavator or truck need a service?
Contact DieselWest to discuss your requirements
Coolant is an important requirement for your engine to run without overheating. In today's modern high performance diesel engines as little as 5% loss in coolant within your engine cooling system can cause overheating issues.
There are many reasons your coolant could be leaking. Perished radiator hoses, radiator leaking, heater leaking the list goes on.
Truck got a coolant leak that needs looking at?
You don't know where it's coming from?
Then DieselWest is the mobile diesel mechanic for you. We can carry out coolant system diagnosis and repairs to all types of trucks and machinery, and being mobile we can come to you.
International 5470 coolant leak on engine oil cooler that needed repairs onsite.
There are many moving parts that make your car, skid steer bobcat or loader operating the way it should. It’s drive-line being a big part of what keeps you moving.
Frequent checks and keeping on top of your daily, weekly and scheduled servicing to help stop the small drive-line issues becoming major problems and costing more money to fix.
Whether it be an inspection or a quick greasing to changing transmission, gearbox or transfer case oils these go a long way in prolonging the wear and tear on your car or machine.
Got drive-line issues?
Contact DieselWest for your drive-line maintenance and repairs.
This is a sign of an issue with your cooling system. If it’s left for too long it can develop into an expensive repair bill.
There can be a few causes of oil in your cooling system. A leak from your engine such as an oil cooler or cylinder head/gasket issue.
Cooling systems usually combine an automatic transmission oil cooler in the cooling system, which can sometimes leak oil to your radiator or coolant into your gearbox. Either way put simply oil should not be in your cooling system or coolant in your engine or transmission oil.
DieselWest can carry out diagnosis and repairs to your engine, transmission or cooling system.
Maintaining your cooling system is very important to keeping your engine from overheating.
In modern diesel engine cooling systems a loss of 5% or more can cause your engine to overheat.
Regularly checking your coolant level and fixing cooling system leaks can go a long way to maintaining your cooling system and prevention of engine overheating issues.
Changing out your coolant at the scheduled intervals will help stop damage caused by corrosion.
Top ups also need to be done using coolant either pre-mixed or concentrates used with demineralised water. Using tap water can accelerate the corrosion of components and the deterioration of radiator hoses.
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