C18 Petroleum Engine Maintenance Interval Schedule Caterpillar


Maintenance Interval Schedule
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Ensure that all safety information, warnings, and instructions are read and understood before any operation or any maintenance procedures are performed. The user is responsible for the performance of maintenance, including all adjustments, the use of proper lubricants, fluids, filters, and the installation of new components due to normal wear and aging. The performance of this product may be diminished if proper maintenance intervals and procedures are not followed. Components may experience accelerated wear if proper maintenance intervals and procedures are not followed.

Use whichever of the following that occurs first in order to determine the maintenance intervals: fuel consumption, service hours and calendar time . Products that operate in severe operating conditions may require more frequent maintenance.

Before each consecutive interval is performed, all maintenance from the previous intervals must be performed.

When Required

Battery - Replace
Battery or Battery Cable - Disconnect
Coolant Extender (ELC) - Add
Engine Air Cleaner Element (Dual Element) - Inspect/Clean/Replace
Engine Storage Procedure - Check
Fuel System - Prime

Daily

Coolant Level - Check
Engine Air Cleaner Service Indicator - Inspect
Engine Air Precleaner - Check/Clean
Engine Oil Level - Check
Fuel System Primary Filter/Water Separator - Drain
Fuel Tank Water and Sediment - Drain
Walk-Around Inspection

Initial 250 Service Hours

Engine Valve Lash - Check

Every 250 Service Hours

Air Shutoff - Test
Coolant Sample (Level 1) - Obtain
Cooling System Supplemental Coolant Additive (SCA) - Test/Add
Engine Oil and Filter - Change
Grounding Stud - Inspect/Clean/Tighten

Initial 500 Hours (for New Systems, Refilled Systems, and Converted Systems)

Coolant Sample (Level 2) - Obtain

Every 500 Service Hours

Belts - Inspect/Adjust/Replace
Starting Motor - Inspect
Turbocharger - Inspect
Water Pump - Inspect

Every 2000 Service Hours or 1 Year

Alternator - Inspect

Every Year

Coolant Sample (Level 2) - Obtain
Engine Valve Lash - Check

Every 3000 Service Hours or 3 Years

Coolant (DEAC) - Change
Electronic Unit Injector - Check/Replace
Engine Protective Devices - Check
Engine Speed/Timing Sensor - Clean/Inspect

Every 6000 Service Hours or 6 Years

Coolant Temperature Regulator - Replace

Every 8000 Service Hours or 3 Years

Driven Equipment - Check

Every 12 000 Service Hours or 6 Years

Coolant (ELC) - Change

Every 14 400 L (3750 US gal) of Fuel or 250 Service Hours or 1 Year

Engine Crankcase Breather - Clean
Engine Oil Sample - Obtain
Fuel System Primary Filter (Water Separator) Element - Replace
Fuel System Secondary Filter - Replace
Hoses and Clamps - Inspect/Replace
Radiator - Clean

Every 28 500 L (7500 US gal) of Fuel or 500 Service Hours or 1 Year (Deep Sump)

Engine Oil and Filter - Change

Every 114 000 L (30 000 US gal) of Fuel or 1500 Service Hours

Battery Electrolyte Level - Check

Every 114 000 L (30 000 US gal) of Fuel or 3000 Service Hours

Aftercooler Core - Clean/Test

Every 170 400 L (45 000 US gal) of Fuel or 3000 Service Hours

Crankshaft Vibration Damper - Inspect
Engine - Clean
Engine Mounts - Inspect
Engine Valve Rotators - Inspect
Fan Drive Bearing - Lubricate

Every 380 000 L (100 000 US gal) of Fuel or 10 000 Service Hours

Overhaul Considerations

Overhaul

Fan Drive Bearing - Replace

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