Service Repair Manual
279C COMPACT TRACK
Product: COMPACT TRACK LOADER
Model: 279C COMPACT TRACK LOADER MBT
Configuration: 279C Compact Track Loader MBT00001-UP (MACHINE) POWERED BY 3044C Engine
Disassembly and Assembly
279C, 279C2, 289C, 289C2 and 299C Compact Track Loaders Power Train
Media Number -KENR8831-06
Publication Date -01/01/2016
Date Updated -06/01/2016
Piston Motor (Hydrostatic) - Remove
SMCS - 4351-011
S/N - JMP1-UP
S/N - JSP1-UP
S/N - MBT1-UP
S/N - RTD1-UP
Tool Part Number Part Description Qty
a. Relieve the hydraulic system pressure. Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, "System
Pressure - Release".
b. Remove the track. Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, "Track (Rubber) - Remove and
Note: Put identification marks on all hoses, on all hose assemblies, and on all harness assemblies
for installation purposes. Plug all hose assemblies. This helps to prevent fluid loss, and this helps
to keep contaminants from entering the system.
279C Compact Track Loader MBT00001-UP (MACHINE) POWERED BY 3044C En...
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 Dealer Service
Tool Catalog" for tools and supplies suitable to collect and contain
fluids on Caterpillar products.
Dispose of all fluids according to local regulations and mandates.
1. Disconnect hose assemblies (1).
2. Remove cable straps (3).
3. Disconnect harness assembly (4).
4. Disconnect hose assembly (2).
279C Compact Track Loader MBT00001-UP (MA