4-14. Preparation for Earth Auger Assembly Use.
Removing Backhoe Bucket from SEE vehicle.
The bucket is normally removed in the
shop and the bucket stored there.
However, the bucket may also be
removed in the field by the SEE
Hydraulic pressure remains in system
after SEE engine is off. This pressure
causes boom to drift downward and
could injure personnel.
moving all six SEE vehicle hydraulic
controls and both pedals through their
full range of motion several times.
Ensure all personnel stand clear of
bucket prior to depressurizing hydraulic
system. Bucket will drop when relieving
hydraulic system pressure.
Lower boom and dipper (1) to move bucket (2)
to rest position on floor.
Remove two retaining rings (3), washers (4),
and rod (5).
Use snap ring pliers supplied with kit to
remove retaining rings (3) and (6).
Remove retaining ring (6), washers (7), tapered
pin (8), and sleeve spacer (9).
Start SEE engine and raise dipper (1) away
from backhoe bucket (2). Store all retaining
hardware in same holes on bucket.
Retract bucket control cylinder (10) and stop
End of Task