Service Repair Manual
Product: COMPACT WHEEL LOADER
Model: 906 COMPACT WHEEL LOADER MER
Configuration: 906 Wheel Loader MER00001-UP (MACHINE) POWERED BY 3044C Engine
Disassembly and Assembly
906 and 908 Compact Wheel Loaders 3044C Engine Supplement
Media Number -RENR6453-00
Publication Date -01/11/2006
Date Updated -15/11/2006
Water Pump - Remove and Install
SMCS - 1361-010
At operating temperature, the engine coolant is hot and under pressure.
Steam can cause personal injury.
Check the coolant level only after the engine has been stopped and the
fill cap is cool enough to touch with your bare hand.
Remove the fill cap slowly to relieve pressure.
Cooling system conditioner contains alkali. Avoid contact with the skin
and eyes to prevent personal injury.
Care must be taken to ensure that fluids are contained during
performance of inspection, maintenance, testing, adjusting and repair
of the product. Be prepared to collect the fluid with suitable containers
before opening any compartment or disassembling any component
Refer to Special Publication, NENG2500, "Caterpillar Tools and Shop
Products Guide" for tools and supplies suitable to collect and contain
fluids on Caterpillar products.
Dispose of all fluids according to local regulations and mandates.
1. Open the hood.
2. Turn the battery disconnect switch to the OFF position.
3. Drain the coolant from the cooling system into a suitable container for storage or disposal.
Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual for the correct procedure.
4. Remove bolts (1) and cover (2) .
5. Loosen bolts (3) and (4). Rotate the alternator in order to loosen belt (5) .