©1999 Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
All rights reserved.
Read this manual carefully to learn how to operate
and service your machine correctly. Failure to do so
could result in personal injury or machine damage.
This manual should be considered a permanent
part of your machine and should remain with the
machine when you sell it.
This machine is of metric design. Measurements in
this manual are metric. Use only metric hardware and
tools as specified.
SI Units (International System of Units) are used in
For reference MKS system units and English units
are also indicated in parentheses after the SI units.
Example : 24.5 MPa (250 kgf/cm2, 3560 psi)
Right-hand and left-hand sides are determined by
facing in the direction of forward travel.
Write product identification numbers in the
Machine Numbers section. Accurately record all the
numbers to help in tracing the machine should it be
stolen. Your dealer also needs these numbers when
you order parts. If this manual is kept on the machine,
also file the identification numbers in a secure place
off the machine.
Warranty is provided as a part of Hitachi's support
program for customers who operate and maintain
their equipment as described in this manual. The
warranty is explained on the warranty certificate which
you should have received from your dealer.
This warranty provides you the assurance that Hitachi
will back its products where defects appear within the
warranty period. In some circumstances, Hitachi also
provides field improvements, often without charge to
the customer, even if the product is out of warranty.
Should the equipment be abused, or modified to
change its performance beyond the original
factory specifications, the warranty will become
void and field improvements may be denied.
Setting fuel delivery above specifications or otherwise
overpowering machines will result in such action.
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