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Undercarriage MaintenanceUndercarriage Maintenance

It’s no secret that diligent maintenance is crucial when it comes to your excavator’s hardworking undercarriage. After all, undercarriage accounts for about 15 percent of your excavator’s purchase price and nearly 30 percent of your maintenance costs will go into maintaining it. While undercarriage wear is unavoidable, you can prolong the life of undercarriage components – minimizing maintenance costs and downtime.

Regularly check for signs of wear and use this visual inspection list checklist.

What you need, when you need itWhat You Need, When You Need It

There's enough stress in day-to-day operations without worrying about unpredictable machine repairs. That's why Hitachi dealers and a comprehensive parts distribution network support you to make sure you get what you need, when you need it.

Learn more about Hitachi's responsive parts network.


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