John Deere 17D Excavator Operator's Manual (OMT228734)

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John Deere 17D Excavator Operator's Manual - OMT228734

omt228734 - John Deere 17D Excavator Operator's Manual.pdf

Complete operator's manual  for John Deere 17D Excavator, with all the technical information to maintain & operate your 17D Excavator.

Total Pages: 320 pages
File Format: PDF (Internal Links, Bookmarked, Table of Contents, Searchable, Printable, high quality)
Language: English

omt228734 - 17DExcavator

Table of Contents


Emission Control Statement

Technical Information Feedback Form

Section 1-1: Safety—Safety and Operator Convenience

Safety and Operator Conveniences

Section 1-2: Safety—General Precautions

Recognize Safety Information

Follow Safety Instructions

Operate Only If Qualified

Wear Protective Equipment

Avoid Unauthorized Machine Modifications

Add Operator's Station Guarding for Special Uses

Inspect Machine

Stay Clear of Moving Parts

Avoid High-Pressure Oils

Avoid High-Pressure Fluids

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

Use Special Care When Lifting Objects

Add and Operate Attachments Safely

Section 1-4: Safety—Maintenance Precautions

Park and Prepare for Service 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

Safety Signs

Section 2-1: Operation—Operator Station

Monitor Panel and Functions (S.N. —220632)

Monitor Panel and Functions (S.N. 220633— )

Switch Panel

Pedals and Levers

Engine Speed Control Lever

Pilot Control Shutoff Lever

Adjusting Operator Seat

Toolbox and Operator’s Manual Compartment

Section 2-2: Operation—Operating the Machine

Before Starting Work

Operator's Daily Machine Check Before Starting

Starting the Engine

Starting the Engine in Cold Weather

Checking Instruments After Starting

Cold Weather Warm-Up

Travel Levers

Control Lever Pattern Operation

Control Lever Pattern Conversion

Travel Mode Pedal

Boom-Swing Pedal

Auxiliary Pedal

Positioning Auxiliary Line Selector Valve

Extendable/Retractable Undercarriage Lever

Blade Extender

Operating Backfill Blade

Operating Tips—Backfill Blade

Operating in Water and Mud

Selecting Correct Track

Driving Up a Steep or Slippery Slope

Lowering Boom with Engine Stopped


Loading and Unloading for Transport

Towing Machine a Short Distance


Lifting Machine

Section 3-1: Maintenance—Machine

Diesel Fuel

Biodiesel Fuel

Testing Diesel Fuel

Handling and Storing Diesel Fuel

Alternative and Synthetic Lubricants

Diesel Engine Oil

Diesel Engine Oil and Filter Service Intervals

Diesel Engine Break-In Oil

Extended Diesel Engine Oil Service Intervals

Hydraulic Oil

Travel Gearbox Oil


Diesel Engine Coolant

Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Coolant

Drain Intervals for Diesel Engine Coolant

John Deere COOL-GARD™ II Coolant Extender

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

Check the Hour Meter Regularly

Preparing Machine for Maintenance

Engine Access Door

Maintenance Access Cover

Forward Engine Access

Fuel Tank

Hydraulic Breaker and Crusher Attachments

Maintenance and Repair Record Keeping System

Fluid Analysis Program Test Kits and 3-Way Coolant Test Kit

Periodic Maintenance Record Keeping System

Section 3-3: Maintenance—As Required

Checking Starter and Alternator

Check Coolant

Section 3-4: Maintenance—Every 10 Hours or Daily

Checking Engine Oil Level

Checking Hydraulic Oil Tank Level

Draining Fuel Tank Sump

Draining Water Separator

Checking Recovery Tank Coolant Level

Checking Bucket Teeth

Checking Track Sag—Rubber Track

Checking Track Sag—Steel Track—If Equipped

Seat Belt

Section 3-5: Maintenance—Initial 50 Hours

Replacing Engine Oil and Replacing Filter

Grease Bucket and Link Pins

Grease Front Joint Pins

Section 3-6: Maintenance—Every 100 Hours

Inspect Fan Belt, Check and Adjust Tension

Grease Front Joint Pins

Grease Bucket and Link Pins

Section 3-7: Maintenance—Every 250 Hours

Grease Swing Bearing

Checking Travel Gearbox Oil Level

Draining Hydraulic Oil Tank Sump

Replacing Hydraulic Oil Tank Filter

Changing Engine Oil and Replacing Filter

Clean Air Cleaner Element

Section 3-8: Maintenance—Every 500 Hours

Grease Front Joint Pins

Grease Swing Bearing Gear

Grease Control Lever Universal Joint

Replacing Final Fuel Filter

Replacing Air Cleaner Element

Cleaning Radiator Core

Section 3-9: Maintenance—Every 1000 Hours

Changing Travel Gearbox Oil

Replacing Pilot System Oil Filter

Checking and Adjusting Engine Valve Lash (Clearance)

Check Coolant

Section 3-10: Maintenance—Every 2000 Hours

Draining Cooling System

Cooling System Fill and Deaeration

Changing Hydraulic Tank Oil and Cleaning Suction Screen

Section 4-1: Miscellaneous—Machine

Do Not Service or Adjust Injection Nozzles or High Pressure Fuel Pump

Do Not Service Control Valves, Cylinders, Pumps, or Motors

Precautions for Alternator and Regulator

Handling, Checking, and Servicing Batteries Carefully

Using Battery Charger

Replacing the Battery

Using Booster Batteries—12-Volt System

Welding On Machine

Bleed Hydraulic System

Clean Machine Regularly

12-Volt Auxiliary Power Outlet

Connecting and Disconnecting Auxiliary Lines

Replacing Fuses

Installing Bucket With Quick Coupler

Checking Track Shoe Hardware

Rubber Track Care

Removing and Installing Rubber Track

Track Sag General Information

Adjusting Track Sag

Converting the Track

Unified Inch Bolt and Screw Torque Values

Metric Bolt and Screw Torque Values

Section 4-2: Miscellaneous—Operational Checkout

Operational Checkout

Section 4-3: Miscellaneous—Troubleshooting

Using Troubleshooting Charts


Electrical System

Hydraulic System

Section 4-4: Miscellaneous—Storage

Prepare Machine for Storage

Monthly Storage Procedure

Section 4-5: Miscellaneous—Serial Numbers

Record Product Identification Number (PIN)

Record Engine Serial Number

Keep Proof of Ownership

Keep Machines Secure

Section 4-6: Miscellaneous—Specifications

Engine Specifications

Drain and Refill Capacities

Machine Specifications

Working Ranges

Excavator Lift Capacity (Blade on the Ground With Standard Boom)

Excavator Lift Capacity (Blade on the Ground With Long Arm)