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Auction Date
Dec 15, time TBD
Starting Bid
US $23,000
Bid Increment
US $1,000

  
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ITEM DETAILS
15,203 Hours
Enclosed Cab, Air Conditioner, Heater, 126" Wide General Purpose Bucket, Tilt Steering, 26.5R25 Tires

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General Appearance
Description Rating Details  
Serial Number / VIN Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Paint Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Sheet Metal (Fiberglass) Condition Missing front left; Cracked right front fender Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Glass Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Steps/Ladders Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Hand Rails Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Exterior Lights Operational Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
General Appearance #1 Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
(13)


Safety
Description Rating Details  
Travel Alarm Operational
Horn Inoperable
Seat Belts Operational
Current Safety Manual No
Current Operator/Maintenance Manual Yes
(1)


Control Station
Description Rating Details  
Mirrors Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Seats/Armrests Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Hydraulic Controls Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Steering Control Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Drivetrain Controls Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Transmission Disconnect Operational
Oil Pressure No oil pressure indicator; The fault indicator shuts off after the engine oil pressure rises. Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Warning Lights Operational Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Gauges Operational Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Hour Meter/Odometer (Start) 15,202.5 Hours Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Hour Meter/Odometer 15,203.9 Hours; Operational hour meter - IronPlanet makes no guarantees as to actual hours/miles; we can only report what can be visually observed. Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Air Conditioner Operational
Heater Operational Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Limited Function Check The main components operated except as noted. The batteries do not hold charge. Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
(14)


Engine
Description Rating Details  
Emission Certification Label None found Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
A/C Compressor Operational Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation) No noticeable vapor or pressure Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Starter Operational
Exhaust System Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Radiator Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Oil Leaks Side of engine; Turbo drain tube wet Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Fuel Leaks None seen Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Cooling System Leaks None seen Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Engine - Left Side Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Engine - Right Side Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Limited Function Check (Engine) After jump starting, the engine ran with smoke that mostly cleared. There is light black smoke from exhaust after engine warms up to operating temps. There is a slight miss in engine and it smokes heavy when under load.
(11)


Drivetrain
Description Rating Details  
Transmission Dripping leak; Dripping from top of transmission Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Front Drive Axle Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Rear Drive Axle Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Final Drives Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Limited Function Check The drivetrain was operational.
(6)


Hydraulics
Description Rating Details  
Pumps (Hydraulics) Pumps are noisy Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Valves Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Hydraulic Tank Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Hoses (Hydraulics) Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Loader Lift Cylinders Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Bucket Tilt Cylinders Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Steering Cylinders Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Limited Function Check The hydraulic system was operational.
Hydraulics #1 Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
(10)


Chassis
IronPlanet pin connection pivot point wear inspections are limited to sound, sight and feel observations. Dial indicator testing is not performed.
Description Rating Details  
Articulating Center Pins Heavy movement; Has side to side steering play Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Brake Type Hydraulic
Park Brake
Limited Function Check - Brakes The brake system functioned, stopping and holding the machine. The park brake is operational
Frame Condition Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Tire Brands Bridgestone
Left Front Tire Crack in sidewall Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Left Rear Tire Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Right Rear Tire Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Right Front Tire Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Wheel Condition
Wheel Studs, Nuts, Lugs
Lift Arm Condition Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Chassis to Arm Pins Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Tilt Linkage Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Tilt Linkage Pins and Bushings Heavy movement Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Bucket to Arm Pins Heavy movement Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Limited Function Check The main chassis components were operational in a limited check.
(18)


Specialty
Description Rating Details  
Loader Bucket Condition Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
Loader Bucket Cutting Edge/Shanks/Teeth Click here to open photos and videos of this item.  
(7)
 
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