Printed in U.S.A.
© Bobcat Company 2006
425 Compact Excavator
S/N A1HW11001 & Above
Never service the Bobcat Compact
Excavator without instructions.
Have good ventilation when
welding or grinding painted parts.
Wear dust mask when grinding
painted parts. Toxic dust and gas
can be produced.
Stop, cool and clean engine of
Never service or adjust machine
with the engine running unless
instructed to do so in the
Avoid contact with
hydraulic fluid or diesel fuel
under pressure. It can penetrate
the skin or eyes.
Never fill fuel tank with engine
running, while smoking, or when
near open flame.
Always lower the bucket and
blade to the ground before doing
Never modify equipment or add
attachments not approved by
Keep body, jewelry and clothing
away from moving parts, electrical
contact, hot parts and exhaust.
Wear eye protection to guard from
battery acid, compressed springs,
fluids under pressure and flying
debris when engines are running
or tools are used. Use eye
protections approved for type of
Keep tailgate closed except for
service. Close and latch tailgate
before operating the excavator.
Vent exhaust to outside when
engine must be run for service.
Exhaust system must be tightly
sealed. Exhaust fumes can kill
Cleaning and maintenance are
Use the correct procedure to lift
and support the excavator.
flammable and explosive gases.
Keep arcs, sparks, flames and
Batteries contain acid which
burns eyes or skin on contact.
Wear protective clothing. If acid
contacts body, flush well with
water. For eye contact flush well
Instructions are necessary before operating or servicing machine. Read and
understand the Operation & Maintenance Manual, Operator’s Handbook and
signs (decals) on machine. Follow warnings and i