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Wheel Loader

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by FredG, Sep 5, 2016.

  1. FredG

    FredG PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,398

    Looking at a wheel loader, This is the info. I have right now. Cummins N14-C is hydro locked, Also states oil analyst every PM. ( reloads available) Is this something that be repaired for under 10K. Or is it something everybody would pass on.
  2. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 9,883

    Why is it hydro locked? Bad injector, blown head gasket and its full of coolent or was it submerged.

    Then it could have a bent rod, depending.

    It would need to be priced to reflect the need for a replacement motor. Imo

    Then with out driving it you have no idea what snap the transmission is in.
  3. FredG

    FredG PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,398

    Good enough, I'm not putting a motor. The Tranny was announced OK.
  4. Randall Ave

    Randall Ave PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,587

    What year, is it mechanical or electronic? How much they want
  5. Defcon 5

    Defcon 5 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,923

    N14 and older diesel parts are becoming harder and more expensive to source out...This is due to the fact our wonderful gooberment and their emissions standards...This past year alone we have glidered six trucks with Reconned Cummings and Cat motors in them....I would walk away from this one unless you were getting a he'll of a deal
    Mark Oomkes likes this.
  6. Randall Ave

    Randall Ave PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,587

    If it needs an in chassis and he could do it himself. He might make out OK. But not knowing the exact condition why it's locked up, can't give a good answer. Check the oil dipstick for antifreeze, moisture. Crack the oil pan plug, any coolant come out. If it's hydraulic lock, should be able to crank it backwards by hand.
  7. FredG

    FredG PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,398

    It's a 99 Kawasaki.
  8. FredG

    FredG PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,398

    Where you been? Busy?