A 450 dozer’s steering clutch is made of seven steel separator plates and eight fiber discs. Later models use bimetallic discs (part number T44129). Although it’s common to replace all the parts of the steering clutch on a rig, the steel separator plate is usually reusable. The manual also offers some basic instructions on how to replace the disc.
To replace the steering clutch, open the top cover of the machine. Remove the top cover. You will need to lift the brake and clutch assembly. You will need to disconnect the final drive from the tractor. Pull the lever back to disconnect the final drive. Then remove the gears and the brake assembly. If you have a hydraulic engine, you will need a new clutch. If you are replacing the discs, make sure to read the manual carefully and follow any instructions that come with the assembly.
When it comes to replacing the steering clutch, remember to follow the instructions on the manual. The C model has a different set-up. The brake and clutch assemblies are separate. It is easy to get to the brake assembly by pulling back on the top cover. You will need a lifting strap to remove it from the vehicle. You can then take apart the brake and clutch assembly on a bench.
To disassemble the steering clutch, you need to remove the top cover. You will need to unbolt the final drive in order to remove the brake and clutch assembly. The shaft connects the brake and clutch hub assembly. If you have a wet clutch, you can remove the gears and discs without taking out the final drive. If you are unable to remove the top cover, you can remove the final drive and the brake and wheel assemblies.
To replace the steering clutch on a 450 dozer, follow the instructions on the manual. In most cases, the steering clutch is splined to the final drive. In this case, the fiber discs will be separated from the steel plates. Afterwards, reinstall the steering clutch. Ensure that the splines are in good shape. If they are damaged, pull the lever again.
The steering clutch is a part of the final drive. If the steering clutch is seized, it may need to be replaced. If the shaft is not seized, the splines will be loosened. During the repair, the hydraulic pressure in the steering clutch will be released. Hence, it is very important to replace the steering clutch on a 450 dozer.
When it comes to steering clutches, it is important to identify the type. The B model has a wet clutch design. The C model has a dry clutch. The B model has a dry clutch. The A model is different. There are differences in the setup and design. The manual is not able to identify the differences. The C model’s manual will be the same as the B model.
The steering clutch is a component of the front axle. It is connected to the final drive. It is essential to inspect the steering clutch assembly. You can find the manual of the B model by checking the manual. A hydraulic lever is splined with the final drive. Its splines may be seized, and the gears may need to be removed. Once the lever has been removed, you can access the brake assemblies.
A hydraulic steering clutch is a common type of steering clutch. Its splines are connected to the final drive. Pulling the lever out will dump the hydraulic pressure on the splines. The steel plates must be removed if the steering clutch is splined. In the C model, the splines of the final drive are splined.