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Kubota SVL95-2S Operator's Manual

May 19, 2017

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OPERATOR'S MANUAL 

U.S.A.     : KUBOTA TRACTOR CORPORATION 1000 Kubota Drive, Grapevine, TX 76051 Telephone : 888-4KUBOTA 
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 Branch Via 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 Corporation Farm & Industrial Machinery International Operations Headquarters2-47, Shikitsuhi.ashi 1-chome, Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Japan 556-8601 
S V L 9 5 

KUBOTA 
Compact Track


CTL 
Loader 
MODEL 


SVL95-2s 
English (U.S.A.) 

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1BCAAACAP0280

Code No. V0631-5811-4 s 
READ AND SAVE THIS MANUAL 
PRINTED IN JAPAN     © KUBOTA Corporation 2015 

ABBREVIATION LIST 

Abbreviations  Definitions  
AFS  Air Flow Sensor  
API  American Petroleum Institute  
ASTM  American Society for Testing and Materials, USA  
AUX  Auxiliary  
CRS  Common Rail System  
CTL  Compact Track Loader  
DEF  Diesel Exhaust Fluid  
DIN  Deutsches Institut für Normung, GERMANY  
DOC  Diesel Oxidation Catalyst  
DPF  Diesel Particulate Filter  
EGR  Exhaust Gas Re-circulation  
EN  European Standard  
FOPS  Falling Objects Protective Structure  
ISO  International Standard Organization  
JIS  Japanese Industry Standard  
MAF  Mass Air Flow  
MIL  Military Specification and Standard  
OPC  Operator Presence Control  
OSHA  Occupational Safety and Health Administration  
P/L  Pressure Limiter  
PCV  Positive Crankcase Ventilation  
rpm  Revolutions Per Minute  
rps  Revolutions Per Second  
ROPS  Roll-Over Protective Structure  
SAE  Society of Automotive Engineers, USA  
SCV  Swirl Control Valve  
SMV  Slow Moving Vehicle  


Canadian Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC): 
This machine complies with Industry Canada ICES-002. 

SVL95-2s English (U.S.A) AV. C. 8-12. 7. K 

FOREWORD 

You are now the proud owner of a KUBOTA CTL. This machine is a product of KUBOTA quality engineering and manufacturing. It is made of fine materials and under a rigid quality control system. It will give you long, satisfactory service. To obtain the best use of your machine, please read this manual carefully. It will help you become familiar with the operation of the machine and contains many helpful hints about machine maintenance. It is KUBOTA's policy to utilize as quickly as possible every advance in our research. The immediate use of new techniques in the manufacture of products may cause some sections of this manual to become outdated. KUBOTA distributors and dealers will have the most up-to-date information. Please do not hesitate to consult with them. 


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.


UNIVERSAL SYMBOLS 

As a guide to the operation of your machine, various universal symbols have been utilized on the instruments and controls. The symbols are shown below with an indication of their meaning. 

Caution Engine, Electrical Preheat Engine Lubricating Oil Pressure Coolant Temperature Hydraulic Oil Temperature Hydraulic Lock Hydraulic Unlock AUX Hydraulics High-Flow AUX Hold AUX Electrical Power Fuel Fast (Speed Indicator) Slow (Speed Indicator) Battery Charge DPF Standby / Regeneration Engine Rev up Inhibit DPF Regeneration Horn Parking Brake Front Working Light Rear Working Light Lock Unlock Forward Backward Turn Right Turn Left Lift Arm Raise Lift Arm Lower Loader Bucket, Dump Loader Bucket, Rollback Loader Bucket, Float Quick Hitch Lock DEF *1 SCR system warning DEF *1 quality warning Thawing DEF *1 


*1 On the North American market, the high-grade NOx reducing agent called urea aqueous solution is sold in the name of DEF (Diesel Exhaust Fluid). On the European and Japanese markets, it is on sale under the trade name of AdBlue®. 

CONTENTS 


SAFE OPERATION ............................................................................................ -1 


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


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


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


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


CHECKS BEFORE START ......................................................................................... 7 

DAILY CHECKS....................................................................................................... 7 

CHECKING THE SWITCHES.................................................................................. 7 

Hydraulic Unlock Switch...................................................................................................7 

OPC Switch ......................................................................................................................7 

Parking Brake Switch........................................................................................................8 

AUX Port Switch (Standard Flow model)..........................................................................8 

AUX Port Switch (High-Flow model).................................................................................8 

Inhibit Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Regeneration Switch .............................................9 

Working Light Switch........................................................................................................9 

Interior Lamp Switch.......................................................................................................10 

Travel Speed Switch.......................................................................................................10 

Horn Switch ....................................................................................................................11 

AUX Port Variable Switch...............................................................................................11 

AUX Hold Switch ............................................................................................................11 

AUX Electrical Control Switch (Option)...........................................................................11 

Float Switch....................................................................................................................12 

Starter Switch .................................................................................................................12 

Hydraulic Quick Switch (Hydraulic Quick-Hitch model only)...........................................13 

Wiper/Washer Switch (Closed cab model).....................................................................13 

Display Selector Switch..................................................................................................14 

CHECKING THE LAMPS AND INDICATORS ....................................................... 14 

Fuel Gauge Indicator......................................................................................................14 

Remaining Fuel Warning Lamp......................................................................................15 

Coolant Temperature Gauge..........................................................................................15 

Parking Lamp..................................................................................................................16 

Floating Lamp.................................................................................................................16 

Warning Lamp ................................................................................................................16 

Glow Lamp......................................................................................................................16 

Engine Oil Pressure Warning Lamp ...............................................................................17 

Battery Charge Lamp......................................................................................................17 

Hydraulic Oil Temperature Gauge..................................................................................17 

Hour-Meter......................................................................................................................17 

Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) regeneration indicator ....................................................18 

Engine rev up warning lamp...........................................................................................18 

EXAUST AFTERTREATMENT DEVICES ............................................................. 18 

Catalyst-containing Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) device.............................................18 

Regeneration of Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF)..............................................................19 

SCR (SELECTIVE CATALYTIC REDUCTION) SYSTEM ..................................... 19 

DEF.................................................................................................................................19 


CONTENTS 


DEF Level Gauge...........................................................................................................20 

Remaining DEF Warning Lamp......................................................................................20 

SCR System Warning Lamp...........................................................................................20 

DEF Quality Warning Lamp............................................................................................21 

Thawing DEF Lamp........................................................................................................21 

CHECKING THE SAFETY DEVICES .................................................................... 21 

Emergency Exit...............................................................................................................21 

Armrests Function...........................................................................................................22 

OPC Function.................................................................................................................22 

Forced Lift Arms Lowering Device..................................................................................22 

Lift Arm Stopper..............................................................................................................23 

DOOR AND WINDOWS......................................................................................... 24 

Opening/Closing of Cab Door (Closed cab model).........................................................24 

Opening/Closing of Side Cab Window (Closed cab model) ...........................................26 

AIR-CONDITIONER............................................................................................... 26 

Air Flow...........................................................................................................................26 

Air Control Vent ..............................................................................................................27 

Control Panel..................................................................................................................28 

Operation........................................................................................................................28 


OPERATION OF THE ENGINE................................................................................. 29 

STARTING THE ENGINE...................................................................................... 29 

Checkpoints after Starting the Engine............................................................................30 

STARTING THE ENGINE UNDER COLD CONDITIONS...................................... 31 

STOPPING THE ENGINE...................................................................................... 31 

STARTING WITH AN AUXILIARY BATTERY ....................................................... 32 

Observe Following Guidelines when Starting with an Auxiliary Battery..........................32 


OPERATION OF THE MACHINE.............................................................................. 33 

RUNNING-IN OF THE MACHINE.......................................................................... 33 

Do not Work with Full Engine Rpm's or Full Loads during the First 50 Working Hours..33 

Oil Change in the Run-in Stage......................................................................................33 

STARTING............................................................................................................. 33 

Adjusting the Operator's Seat.........................................................................................34 

Seat Belt.........................................................................................................................34 

Armrest ...........................................................................................................................35 

DRIVING ................................................................................................................ 35 

Forward and Backward Travel........................................................................................35 

TURNING............................................................................................................... 36 

Pivot Turn .......................................................................................................................36 

Spin Turn........................................................................................................................37 

OPERATION OF THE LIFT ARMS........................................................................ 38 

OPERATION OF THE BUCKET ............................................................................ 39 

AUXILIARY HYDRAULIC CONTROL .................................................................... 40 

Auxiliary Hydraulic Control Operation.............................................................................40 

AUXILIARY PORT OPERATION [HIGH-FLOW MODEL ONLY] ........................... 42 

Selecting the Action Modes............................................................................................42 

Setting the Maximum Flow Volume................................................................................43 

ATTACHMENT CONTROL DEVICE (OPTION) .................................................... 46 

MECHANICAL QUICK-HITCH ............................................................................... 46 

Attaching Attachments....................................................................................................46 

Detaching Attachments...................................................................................................48 

CONTENTS 


HYDRAULIC QUICK-HITCH (OPTION)................................................................. 48 

Attaching Attachments....................................................................................................48 

Detaching Attachments...................................................................................................50 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON MACHINE OPERATION.................................. 50 

Caution While Traveling..................................................................................................50 

Precaution When Traveling in High Speed.....................................................................51 

Precautions for Use of Machine Near Water..................................................................51 

Precaution When Traveling on Inclines..........................................................................51 

Parking on an Incline......................................................................................................52 

Prohibited Actions...........................................................................................................52 

Preventing Slippage of Rubber Tracks...........................................................................52 


LIFTING THE MACHINE ........................................................................................... 53 


TRANSPORTING THE MACHINE ............................................................................ 56 

LOADING THE MACHINE ON A TRANSPORT VEHICLE.................................... 56 

TOWING AN OPERABLE MACHINE .................................................................... 58 

TOWING AN INOPERABLE MACHINE................................................................. 58 


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

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

OPENING AND CLOSING OF COMPONENTS.................................................... 62 

Rear Door.......................................................................................................................62 

Engine Hood...................................................................................................................63 

Radiator and Oil Cooler..................................................................................................63 

Where to Keep Operator's Manual.................................................................................64 

Tilting Up the Cab...........................................................................................................65 

DISCHARGING MUD FROM OPERATOR STATION AND MAIN FRAME ........... 66 

Operator Station .............................................................................................................66 

Main Frame.....................................................................................................................67 

DAILY CHECKS..................................................................................................... 67 

Checking Radiator and Oil Cooler..................................................................................67 

Checking Coolant Level..................................................................................................68 

Checking Fuel Level.......................................................................................................68 

Checking Engine Oil Level..............................................................................................69 

Checking DEF Level.......................................................................................................69 

Checking Hydraulic Oil Level..........................................................................................70 

Lubrication Points...........................................................................................................71 

Checking and Cleaning Engine and Electrical Wiring.....................................................71 

Checking V-belt ..............................................................................................................71 

Washing Whole Machine................................................................................................71 

Draining Water Separator...............................................................................................72 

Cleaning Evacuator Valve ..............................................................................................72 

Checking Dust Indicator..................................................................................................72 

Checking Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Muffler............................................................72 

Checking Washer Liquid.................................................................................................73 

Checking Battery Condition............................................................................................73 


REGULAR CHECKS AND MAINTENANCE WORK ................................................. 75 

EVERY 50 SERVICE HOURS ............................................................................... 75 

Draining the Water from the Fuel Tank...........................................................................75 

Checking Track Tension.................................................................................................75 

Inspection and Cleaning Air Cleaner Element................................................................76 

CONTENTS 


Air Cleaner Element........................................................................................................77 


EVERY 250 SERVICE HOURS ............................................................................. 77 

Checking Radiator Hoses and Clamps...........................................................................77 

Checking Fuel Line and Intake Air Line..........................................................................78 

Adjusting V-belt Tension.................................................................................................78 

Cleaning Inside of Main Frame.......................................................................................79 

Replacing Air Cleaner Element.......................................................................................79 

Cleaning Fresh Air Filter.................................................................................................80 

Cleaning Inner Air Filter..................................................................................................80 

Checking Air-Conditioner Condenser.............................................................................81 


EVERY 500 SERVICE HOURS ............................................................................. 81 

Changing Engine Oil.......................................................................................................81 

Replacing Engine Oil Filter Cartridge .............................................................................82 

Replacing Fuel Filter Cartridge.......................................................................................82 

Changing Drive Unit Oil (First oil change: 250 hours) ....................................................83 

Changing Return Filter (First filter change: 250 hours)...................................................83 

Replacing Breather Filter................................................................................................83 

Replacing Hydraulic Oil Filter (First filter change: 50 hours) ..........................................83 


EVERY 1000 SERVICE HOURS ........................................................................... 84 Hydraulic Oil Change (Including Replacing Suction and Return Filter in the Hydraulic Tank)...............................................................................................................................84 Hydraulic Oil Check with Hydraulic Hammers................................................................85 
EVERY 1500 SERVICE HOURS ........................................................................... 85 

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

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

Checking PCV (Positive Crankcase Ventilation) Valve ..................................................86 

Checking EGR Cooler ....................................................................................................86 

Checking DEF Injector Tip..............................................................................................86 

Checking DEF Hoses .....................................................................................................86 


EVERY 2000 SERVICE HOURS ........................................................................... 86 

Checking the Alternator and Starter Motor.....................................................................86 


EVERY 3000 SERVICE HOURS ........................................................................... 86 

Checking EGR System...................................................................................................86 

Checking Turbocharger..................................................................................................86 

Cleaning Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF).........................................................................86 

Replacing Filter in DEF Pump ........................................................................................86 

Checking DEF Injector....................................................................................................86 


EVERY 8000 SERVICE HOURS ........................................................................... 87 

Replacing Filter of DEF Tank..........................................................................................87 


ANNUAL SERVICING............................................................................................ 87 

Checking Air-Conditioner Pipes and Hoses....................................................................87 

Checking Exhaust Manifold (Cracks, Gas, Leakage and Mounting Screw) ...................87 

Checking Intake Air Line for Air Leaks............................................................................87 

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