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Caterpillar 245 Track Excavator (#466998)

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Winning Bid: US $7,500  
# of Bids: 6
Sold on: 8/29/13
Auction Type: Featured Event
Features: Enclosed Cab, Heater, Cat 3406 Engine, Long Reach Boom and Stick, 36" Track Shoes, 42" Wide Smooth Edge Bucket
Meter Reading: 15,226 Hours
Serial Number:
Location: Virginia, United States
Zip/Postal Code:22733
(Culpeper County)
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Inspection Ratings Key
Limited use or recently replaced. Free of visible wear or defects.
Performs within the tolerances expected for age and type of item.
Although performing, shows indication of needing repair or replacement.
Needs immediate repair/replacement. Requires work if it is to perform
as expected.
General Appearance
Federal Motor Vehicle Standards Compliance Label No
CE Mark (on or near data plate) No
Paint Scratches; Chips
Sheet Metal (Fiberglass) Condition Dents; Cracks; Surface rust; Bent panels; Missing panels; See photos for condition
Steps/Ladders See photos for condition; None on machine
Hand Rails Bent
General Appearance #1
Control Station
Glass Left: Cracked. Front: Missing. Left: Damage impedes the drivers line of sight. Left, Rear: Plexiglass. ; Missing top glass
Seats/Armrests Torn cover; Damaged cushion; Damaged armrest
Seat Belts Operational
Horn Inoperable
Safety Lock Out/Stop Goes 180 degrees but works; Could be mistaken for being locked out when up
Hydraulic Controls Damaged boots
Drivetrain Controls Pulls to right but left track adjuster shut; Pecking kit will go with machine
Oil Pressure No oil pressure indicator
Warning Lights Operational; 3 lights blinking lights stay on; Unsure what they are all for
Travel Alarm Operational
Gauges Inoperable
Hour Meter 15,226 Hours; Operational hour meter - IronPlanet makes no guarantees as to actual hours/miles; we can only report what can be visually observed.
Heater Operational
Limited Function Check The main components operated except as noted.
Hour Meter
Fuel Type Diesel
Emission Control Label None found
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation) Visible
Starter Operational
Turbo or Blower No visible damage
Fuel System Operational
Exhaust System Leaks; Leaks at connections
Oil Leaks Seepage: Oil Pan.
Fuel Leaks None seen
Cooling System Leaks None seen
Limited Function Check (Engine) After jump starting, the engine ran. The engine would not re-start after shutting down without jump starting.
Limited Function Check (Engine) See oil report.
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation)
Drive Motors
Final Drives
Limited Function Check The drivetrain functioned without a load.
Drivetrain #1
See photos for condition
Pumps (Hydraulics)
Hydraulic Tank Fluid accumulation
Hoses (Hydraulics) Boom/Stick: Seepage. Boom/Stick, On machine: Worn.
Swing Motor
Hydraulic Center Swivel
Boom Lift Cylinder(s) Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Stick Cylinder Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Bucket Cylinder Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Limited Function Check The hydraulic system was operational without a load.
Hydraulics #1
IronPlanet pin connection pivot point wear inspections are limited to sound, sight and feel observations. Dial indicator testing is not performed.
Boom Condition Minor dents on bottom of boom
Stick Condition Minor dents on inside of stick
Boom Base Pin and Bushings Heavy movement on right side
Pin and Bushings Boom to Stick Minor to moderate movement
Pin and Bushings Stick to Bucket Minor to moderate movement
Turn-Table Bearing Performs within tolerance expected for age and hours
Bottom Covers Oily
Roller Frames
Limited Function Check The main components were operational with movement as indicated.
Chassis #1
Undercarriage components photos (links, bushings, sprockets, idlers, rollers, grousers) are selected as representative. Bidders are encouraged to review photos using the zoom feature to judge condition in detail.
Track Pads Bent pads; Broken pads; Missing bolts
Track Tensioners See photos for condition
Grouser Height Left Side: 44 mm; Right Side: 42 mm
Track links See photos for condition
Pins and Bushings Turned? No
Pins and bushings See photos for condition
Carrier Rollers See photos for condition
Track Rollers Full rock guards. Not visible.
Idlers See photos for condition
Sprockets See photos for condition
Pins and bushings
Excavator Bucket Condition Worn
Blade Cutting Edge Condition Worn
Specialty #1
Oil Sample Analysis Engine
date of analysis May 07, 2013
Silicon 1 PPM
Lead 3 PPM
Tin 4 PPM
Copper 19 PPM
Aluminum 5 PPM
Silver 0.7 PPM
Nickel 1.7 PPM
Chromium 0.5 PPM
Iron 39 PPM
Glycol NEG
Water NEG
Fuel <5%

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