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Kubota KX080-4 Operators Manual

May 19, 2017

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U.S.A.     : KUBOTA TRACTOR CORPORATION 3401 Del Amo Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503, U.S.A. Telephone : (310)370-3370 
Western Division : 1175 S. Guild Avc., Lodi, CA 95240 
Telephone : (209)334-9910 
Central Division : 14855 FAA Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76155 
Telephone : (817)571-0900 
Northern Division : 6300 at One Kubota Way, Groveport, OH 43125 
Telephone : (614)835-1100 
Southeast Division : 1025 Northbrook Parkway, Suwanee, GA 30024 
Telephone : (770)995-8855 

Canada : KUBOTA CANADA LTD. 590014th Avenue, Markham, Ontario, L3S 4K4, Canada Telephone : (905)294-7477 
France : KUBOTA EUROPE S.A.S 19-25, Rue Jules Vercruysse, Z.I. BP88, 95101 Ar.enteuil Cedex, France Telephone : (33)1-3426-3434 
Italy : KUBOTA EUROPE S.A.S Italy BranchVia Grandi, 2920068 Peschiera Borrome (MI) ItalyTelephone : (39)02-51650377 
Germany     : KUBOTA BAUMASCHINEN GmbH Steinhauser str, 100, 66482 Zweibrucken Rheinlandpfalz GermanyTelephone : (49)6332-4870100 
U.K.     : KUBOTA (U.K.) LTD.Dormer Road, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX93UN, U.K. Telephone : (44)1844-214500 
Australia : KUBOTA TRACTOR AUSTRALIA PTY LTD. 25-29 Permas Way, Tru.anina, VIC 3029, Australia Telephone : (61)-3-9394-4400 
Malaysia : SIME KUBOTA SDN. BHD. No.3 Jalan Sepadu 25/123 Taman Perindustrian Axis, Seksyen 25, 40400 Shah Alam, Selan.or Darul Ehsan MalaysiaTelephone : (60)3-736-1388 
Philippines: KUBOTA PHILIPPINES, INC. 232 Quirino Hi.hway, Baesa, Quezon City 1106, PhilippinesTelephone : (63)2-422-3500 
Taiwan : SHIN TAIWAN AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY CO., LTD. 16, Fen.pin.2nd Rd, Taliao Shian. Kaohsiun.83107, Taiwan R.O.C. Telephone : (886)7-702-2333 
Thailand     : SIAM KUBOTA CORPORATION CO., LTD. 101/19-24 Moo 20, Navanakorn Industrial Estate, Tambon Khlon.nuen., Amphur Khlon.luan., Pathumthani 12120, THAILAND Telephone : (66)2-909-0300 
Japan : KUBOTA CorporationFarm & Industrial Machinery International Operations Headquarters2-47, Shikitsuhi.ashi 1-chome, Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Japan 556-8601 
ABBREVIATION LIST 

Abbreviations  Definitions  

 
 of Germany  

 
 d dozer  


KX080-4 English (U.S.A.) AU. B. 11-15. 1. K 

The instruments and operation elements have been marked with a series of symbols in order to simplify the operation of excavator. These symbols are listed below with the respective descriptions. 

Safety alert Symbol Warning lamp ''Fuel level too low'' System lamp Warning lamp ''Engine Oil pressure'' Warning lamp ''Battery charge'' Warning lamp ''Auto Idle (AI) Lamp'' Indicator lamp ''Glow'' Working light switch Horn Wiper/Washer switch Diesel Hydraulic fluid Gear oil Grease Fast Slow Excavator - Overhead movement toward the front Excavator - Overhead movement toward the rear Boom up Boom down Arm up Arm crowd Bucket crowd Bucket dump Boom swing (left) Boom swing (Right) Dozer raise Dozer lower Operation direction of control lever Operation direction of control lever Read operator's manual Engine stop control lamp DPF Standby / Regeneration Engine Rev up Inhibit DPF Regeneration Eco mode (Energy saving mode) 


FOREWORD 

SAFETY FIRST 
This symbol, the industry's "Safety Alert Symbol", is used throughout this manual and on labels on the machine itself to warn of the possibility of personal injury. Read these instructions carefully. It is essential that you read the instructions and safety regulations before you attempt to assemble or use this unit. 
DANGER :     Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury. 

WARNING :Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury. 

CAUTION : Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in minor or moderate injury. 
IMPORTANT :     Indicates that equipment or property damage could result if instructions are not followed. 
NOTE :     Gives helpful information.

CONTENTS 


SAFE OPERATION ............................................................................................. 


DEALER SERVICE...................................................................................................... 1 


TECHNICAL DATA...................................................................................................... 2 


DESCRIPTION OF MACHINE PARTS........................................................................ 3 


INSTRUMENT PANEL AND CONTROL ELEMENTS................................................. 4 


CHECKS BEFORE START ......................................................................................... 6 

DAILY CHECKS....................................................................................................... 6 

CHECKING THE DEVICES ..................................................................................... 6 

Starter Switch ...................................................................................................................6 

Display Selector Switch....................................................................................................7 

LCD Display for Normal Operation...................................................................................7 

Warning Lamp ..................................................................................................................9 

LCD Display for Warning................................................................................................10 

Setting the Clock.............................................................................................................11 

Reordering the year/month/day and Changing the AM/PM System to the 24-hour One 13 

Log Record .....................................................................................................................13 

Periodic Check................................................................................................................14 

If All the Check Points are not Displayed at a Glance on a Single Screen.....................15 

When the Check-up is Completed..................................................................................17 

Horn Switch ....................................................................................................................17 

Light Switch ....................................................................................................................17 

AUX Port Flow Rate Limit Switch ...................................................................................17 

Auto Idle Switch..............................................................................................................18 

Throttle Potentiometer....................................................................................................18 

Travel Speed Switch.......................................................................................................18 

Inhibit Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Regeneration Switch ...........................................19 

Beacon Light Switch.......................................................................................................19 

ECO MODE............................................................................................................ 20 

CAB TYPE MACHINES ......................................................................................... 20 

Wiper/Washer Switch .....................................................................................................20 

Interior Lamp...................................................................................................................20 

Heater Switch .................................................................................................................21 

Opening/Closing of CAB Door........................................................................................21 

Opening/Closing of Front CAB Window..........................................................................22 

Opening/Closing of Side CAB Window...........................................................................22 

Emergency Hammer.......................................................................................................22 

AIR CONDITIONER............................................................................................... 23 

Air Flow...........................................................................................................................23 

Air Control Vent ..............................................................................................................23 

Control Panel..................................................................................................................24 

Operation........................................................................................................................24 

HANDLING THE SAFETY DEVICES..................................................................... 24 

Pilot Control Lock Lever..................................................................................................24 


OPERATION OF THE ENGINE................................................................................. 25 


CONTENTS 


STARTING THE ENGINE ...................................................................................... 25 

STARTING THE ENGINE UNDER COLD CONDITIONS...................................... 27 

STARTING WITH AN AUXILIARY BATTERY ....................................................... 27 

Observe Following Guidelines when Starting with an Auxiliary Battery..........................27 

CHECK POINTS AFTER STARTING THE ENGINE ............................................. 28 

STOPPING THE ENGINE...................................................................................... 29 

Engine Stop Button.........................................................................................................29 

Precautions in case of Overheat.....................................................................................29 

DPF Regeneration..........................................................................................................29 


EXCAVATOR OPERATION ...................................................................................... 30 

RUNNING-IN OF THE NEW EXCAVATOR........................................................... 30 

Do not Work with Full Engine Rpm's or Full Loads during the First 50 Working Hours..30 

Oil Change in the Run-in Stage......................................................................................30 

Adjusting the Operator's Seat.........................................................................................30 

Seat Belt.........................................................................................................................31 

STARTING............................................................................................................. 31 

Pilot Control Lock Lever..................................................................................................31 

DRIVING ................................................................................................................ 32 

Drive Levers(Right,Left)..................................................................................................33 

TURNS................................................................................................................... 33 

Pivot Turn .......................................................................................................................33 

Spin Turn........................................................................................................................34 

UP AND DOWNHILL DRIVING.............................................................................. 35 

PARKING ON A SLOPE ........................................................................................ 35 

OPERATION OF THE DOZER .............................................................................. 35 

TWO PATTERN SELECTION SYSTEM(TPSS) .................................................... 36 

Pattern Change...............................................................................................................36 

OPERATION OF THE BOOM................................................................................ 37 

OPERATION OF THE ARM................................................................................... 37 

OPERATION OF THE BUCKET ............................................................................ 38 

UNIT SWING AND BOOM SWING OPERATION.................................................. 38 

Unit Swing Operation......................................................................................................38 

Boom Swing Operation...................................................................................................38 

AUXILIARY PORT OPERATION ........................................................................... 39 

Selecting the Action Modes............................................................................................39 

AUX Port Handling Procedure........................................................................................40 

Setting the Maximum Flow Volume................................................................................42 

How to Resume the AUX Setting While Processing the DPF Regeneration..................47 

HOW TO RELEASE PRESSURE TRAPPED IN THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM...... 47 

ANGLE BLADE OPERATION................................................................................ 48 

1-way or 2-way CIRCUIT SELECTION VALVE OPERATION............................... 49 

BOOM LOWERING VALVE................................................................................... 50 

AUTO IDLE (AI) OPERATION ............................................................................... 50 

ANTI-THEFT DEVICE (for KCL only)..................................................................... 51 

Anti-Theft Device............................................................................................................51 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON EXCAVATOR OPERATION ............................ 54 


TRANSPORTING THE EXCAVATOR ON A VEHICLE............................................. 55 


LIFTING OF THE EXCAVATOR................................................................................ 57 

CONTENTS 


MAINTENANCE......................................................................................................... 59 

MAINTENANCE INTERVALS................................................................................ 59 

OPENING AND CLOSING OF COVERS............................................................... 64 

Opening/Closing of the Fuel Tank Cover........................................................................64 

Opening/Closing of the Engine Hood .............................................................................64 

Opening/Closing of the Side Cover ................................................................................64 

Where to store the Tool..................................................................................................65 

Cup Holder......................................................................................................................65 

Where to store the Grease Gun......................................................................................65 

Where to keep Operator's Manual..................................................................................65 

Utility Box........................................................................................................................66 

Where to Store the Fire Extinguisher..............................................................................66 

DAILY CHECKS..................................................................................................... 66 

Checking Coolant Level..................................................................................................66 

Checking Fuel Level.......................................................................................................67 

Checking Engine Oil Level..............................................................................................67 

Checking Hydraulic Oil Level..........................................................................................68 

Checking V-belt ..............................................................................................................68 

Checking Radiator and Oil Cooler..................................................................................69 

Checking Washer Liquid.................................................................................................69 

Checking and Cleaning Engine and Electrical Wiring.....................................................69 

Washing Whole Machine................................................................................................69 

Greasing Bucket Pin and Bucket Link Pin/ Angle Pin and Angle Cylinder Boss ............70 

Cleaning Evacuator Valve ..............................................................................................70 

Checking Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Muffler............................................................70 


REGULAR CHECKS AND MAINTENANCE WORK ................................................. 71 

EVERY 50 SERVICE HOURS ............................................................................... 71 

Draining the Water from the Fuel Tank...........................................................................71 

Draining Water Separator...............................................................................................71 

Battery ............................................................................................................................72 

Battery Charging.............................................................................................................73 

Greasing Swing Bearing Teeth.......................................................................................73 

EVERY 100 SERVICE HOURS ............................................................................. 74 

Greasing Boom Swing Fulcrum......................................................................................74 

EVERY 200 SERVICE HOURS ............................................................................. 74 

Adjusting V-belt Tension.................................................................................................74 

Checking Radiator Hoses and Clamps...........................................................................76 

Grease Swing Ball Bearing.............................................................................................76 

Inspection and Cleaning Air Filter Element.....................................................................76 

Air Filter Maintenance.....................................................................................................77 

Checking Fuel Line and Intake Air Line..........................................................................77 

AIR CONDITIONER............................................................................................... 78 

Cleaning Air Filter...........................................................................................................78 

Checking Air-Conditioner Condenser.............................................................................78 

EVERY 250 SERVICE HOURS ............................................................................. 79 

Greasing Front Attachments (without Bucket Pin and Boom Swing Fulcrum)................79 

EVERY 500 SERVICE HOURS ............................................................................. 80 

Changing Engine Oil(Change the engine oil every 500 hours,or every 1 year in the case 

that service hour is less than 500 hours)........................................................................80 

Replacing Engine Oil Filter Cartridge (Replace the engine oil filter cartridge every 500 

hours,or every 1 year in the case that service hour is less than 500 hours)...................80 

CONTENTS 


Drive unit Oil Change(First Oil Change of the 50 hours)................................................81 

Replacing Fuel Filter Cartridge.......................................................................................81 

EVERY 1000 SERVICE HOURS ........................................................................... 81 

Replacing the Hydraulic Pilot Filter Element...................................................................81 

Replacing Hydraulic Return Filter Cartridge...................................................................82 

Hydraulic Oil Change (Including Replacing of the Suction Filter in the Hydraulic Tank) 83 

Hydraulic Oil Check with Hydraulic Hammers................................................................84 

EVERY 1000 SERVICE HOURS OR ONCE A YEAR ........................................... 84 

Replacing Air Filter Element...........................................................................................84 

EVERY 1500 SERVICE HOURS ........................................................................... 85 

Checking Injector Tip......................................................................................................85 

Replacing Oil Separator Element ...................................................................................85 

Checking EGR Cooler ....................................................................................................85 

EVERY 2000 SERVICE HOURS ........................................................................... 85 

Changing Front Idler and Track Roller Oil ...................................................................... 85 

Checking the Alternator and Starter Motor.....................................................................85 

EVERY 3000 SERVICE HOURS ........................................................................... 85 

Checking EGR System...................................................................................................85 

Checking Turbocharger..................................................................................................85 

Cleaning Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF).........................................................................85 

ANNUAL SERVICING............................................................................................ 86 

Electrical Wiring and Fuses............................................................................................86 

Checking the Electrical Circuit........................................................................................86 

Checking Air-Conditioner Pipes and Hoses....................................................................86 

Checking Boost Sensor and AFS (Air Flow Sensor) ..............................................