317 and 320 Skid Steer

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Conformity Marking
Emissions Control Warranty Statement-U.S. and Canada
Technical Information Feedback Form

Section : 1-1 - Safety-Safety and Operator Conveniences

Safety and Operator Convenience Features

Section : 1-2 - Safety-General Precautions

Recognize Safety Information
Follow Safety Instructions
Operate Only If Qualified
Wear Protective Equipment
Avoid Unauthorized Machine Modifications
Inspect Machine
Stay Clear of Moving Parts
Avoid High-Pressure Fluids
Avoid High-Pressure Oils
Beware of Exhaust Fumes
Prevent Fires
Prevent Battery Explosions
Handle Chemical Products Safely
Dispose of Waste Properly
Prepare for Emergencies

Section : 1-3 - Safety-Operating Precautions

Use Steps and Handholds Correctly
Start Only From Operator's Seat
Use and Maintain Seat Belt
Prevent Unintended Machine Movement
Avoid Work Site Hazards
Keep Riders Off Machine
Avoid Backover Accidents
Avoid Machine Tip Over
Operating or Traveling On Public Roads
Add and Operate Attachments Safely

Section : 1-4 - Safety-Maintenance Precautions

Park and Prepare for Service Safely
Service Tires Safely
Service Cooling System Safely
Remove Paint Before Welding or Heating
Make Welding Repairs Safely
Drive Metal Pins Safely

Section : 1-5 - Safety-Safety Signs

Replace Safety Signs
Safety Signs

Section : 2-1 - Operation-Operator's Station

Pedals and Levers - Standard Controls
Instrument Panel
Instrument Panel Functions
Engagement and Monitor Unit Operation
Anti-Theft Security System Operation
Engagement and Monitor Unit Data Items
Reading Engagement and Monitor Unit Diagnostic Trouble Codes
Gauges and Indicator Lights - Hands-Only and Hand-Foot Machines
Gauge and Indicator Light Functions - Hands-Only and Hand-Foot Machines
Auto Shutdown With Alarm
Horn Button-If Equipped
12-Volt Power Outlet
Dome Light
Heating/Defrosting Controls-If Equipped
Air Conditioning Controls-If Equipped
Rear Window (Secondary Exit)
Seat Adjustment
Suspension Seat Adjustment-If Equipped
Adjusting Armrests - Hands Only and Hand-Foot Machines
Beacon-If Equipped

Section : 2-2 - Operation-Operating the Machine

Before Starting Work
Operator's Daily Machine Check Before Starting
Entering Skid Steer
Starting the Engine
Cold Weather Starting
Engine Block Heater-If Equipped
Engine Warm-Up
Self-Leveling-If Equipped
Using Attachment Mounting System-Quik-Tatch™
Boom Lock
Boom Release-Standard Controls
Steering Levers-Hands Only and Hand-Foot Machines
Operating Auxiliary Hydraulics-Hand-Foot Machines
Operating Boom-Hand-Foot Machines
Operating Bucket-Hand-Foot Machines
Operating Auxiliary Hydraulics-Hands Only Machines
Operating Boom and Bucket-Hands Only Machines
Using Attachment Mounting System-Hydraulic Quik-Tatch (S.N. - 131876)
Using Attachment Mounting System-Electric Quik-Tatch (S.N. 131877 - )
Stopping the Engine
Loading Machine On a Trailer

Section : 3-1 - Maintenance-Machine

Diesel Fuel
Lubricity of Diesel Fuel
Handling and Storing Diesel Fuel
Biodiesel Fuel
Testing Diesel Fuel
Minimizing the Effect of Cold Weather on Diesel Engines
Alternative and Synthetic Lubricants
Diesel Engine Oil
Diesel Engine Oil and Filter Service Intervals
Hydraulic and Hydrostatic Oil
Chain Case Oil
Light Duty Diesel Engine Coolant (for diesel engines without wet sleeve cylinder liners)
Drain Intervals for Diesel Engine Coolant
Supplemental Coolant Additives
Operating in Warm Temperature Climates
Additional Information About Diesel Engine Coolants and John Deere COOL-GARD™ II COOLANT EXTENDER
Testing Diesel Engine Coolant

Section : 3-2 - Maintenance-Periodic Maintenance

Service Machine at Specified Intervals
Fuel Tank
Raising and Blocking Machine
Opening and Closing Rear Service Door
Opening and Closing Engine Cover
Removing Side Panels
Raising Operator's Station
Removing Cover Plates
Fluid Analysis Program Test Kits and 3-Way Coolant Test Kit
Service Intervals
Required Parts

Section : 3-3 - Maintenance-As Required

Check Coolant

Section : 3-4 - Maintenance-Every 10 Hours Or Daily

Check Engine Oil Level
Check Hydraulic Tank Oil Level
Clean Radiator and Oil Cooler
Check Radiator Coolant Level
Drain Fuel Water Separator Filter
Check Auxiliary Water Separator Fuel Filter-If Equipped

Section : 3-5 - Maintenance-Every 50 Hours

Lubricate Boom Linkage, Cylinder Pivots, and Quik-Tatch™
Check Tire Pressure

Section : 3-6 - Maintenance-Every 250 Hours

Check Wheel Lug Nut Torque
Take Engine Oil Sample
Change Engine Oil and Replace Filter

Section : 3-7 - Maintenance-Every 500 Hours

Replace In-Line Fuel Filter
Replace Fuel Water Separator Filter
Replace Primary Air Cleaner Element
Replace Hydraulic Oil Tank Breather Element
Replace Hydraulic Oil Filter
Check Chain Case Oil Level
Replace Auxiliary Water Separator Fuel Filter-If Equipped
Lubricate Steering Linkage
Lubricate Foot Pedal
Take Fluid Samples

Section : 3-8 - Maintenance-Every 1000 Hours

Replace Secondary Air Cleaner Element
Change Chain Case Oil
Change Hydraulic Tank Oil
Check Coolant

Section : 3-9 - Maintenance-Every 6000 Hours

Drain Cooling System
Flush Cooling System
Fill Cooling System

Section : 4-1 - Miscellaneous-Machine

Checking Radiator, Air Conditioning Condenser
Replacing Fan and Alternator Belt
Adjusting Auxiliary Hydraulic Linkage-Hand-Foot Machines
Adjusting Boom and Bucket Linkage-Hands Only Machine
Adjusting Pedal Angle
Cleaning and Replacing Air Conditioner and Heater/Defroster Air Filters (If Equipped)
Check Battery Electrolyte Level and Terminals
Checking Battery Electrolyte Level (Maintenance Type Batteries Only)
Using Battery Charger
Cleaning or Replacing Battery
Using Booster Batteries-12-Volt System
Replacing Fuses
Replacing Blower Motor Fuse
Replacing Glow Plug Fuse
Unified Inch Bolt and Cap Screw Torque Values
Metric Bolt and Cap Screw Torque Values

Section : 4-2 - Miscellaneous-Operational Checkout

Operational Checkout

Section : 4-3 - Miscellaneous-Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting Procedure
Electrical System
Hydraulic System

Section : 4-4 - Miscellaneous-Machine Storage

Prepare Machine for Storage
Monthly Storage Procedure

Section : 4-5 - Miscellaneous-Machine Numbers

Record Product Identification Number (PIN)
Record Engine Serial Number
Keep Proof of Ownership
Keep Machines Secure

Section : 4-6 - Miscellaneous-Specifications

317 Engine Specifications
320 Engine Specifications
317 and 320 Drain and Refill Capacities
317 Machine Dimensions
320 Machine Dimensions
317 Tire Options and Pressures
320 Tire Options and Pressures
Pallet Fork Lift Chart