The specifications given in this book are on the basis
can be used again. If the part is equal to or within the
of information available at the time it was written. The
specification given, use the part again.
specifications torques, pressures of
measurements, adjustments and other items can change
When the word "permissible" is in the description,
at any time. These changes can effect the service given
the specification given is the "maximum or minimum"
to the product. Get the complete and most current
tolerance permitted before adjustment, repair and/or new
information before you start any job. Caterpillar Dealers
parts are needed.
have the most current information which is available. For
a list of the most current modules and form numbers
A comparison can be made between the
available for each Service Manual, see the SERVICE
measurements of a worn part, and the specifications of a
MANUAL CONTENTS MICROFICHE REG 1139F.
new part to find the amount of wear. A part that is worn
can be safe to use if an estimate of the remainder of its
When the words "use again" are in the description,
service life is good. If a short service life is expected,
the specification given can be used to determine if a part
replace the part.
NOTE: For Systems Operation and Testing and Adjusting, make reference to
3500 INDUSTRIAL ENGINES, Form No. SENR2352.