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Be Prepared for Hot Weather: A List of Must-Read PS Articles
By | June 21, 2022
Soldiers, even though it happens every year, it somehow seems to sneak up on us. It’s summer and the heat is on! Read on to see how to keep you and your equipment cool...

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621G Scraper: Wet Filter Turns Moldy
By | Sept. 29, 2020
This article initially appeared in PS 774 (May 17), p. 20. Operators, make sure you keep a close eye on the 621G scraper’s cab air filter, especially after a heavy rain. The filter’s access door has a series of louvers that...

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CAT Construction Equipment: Replacing Valve Filter Saves Bucks
By | June 22, 2020
If you’ve got a newer piece of CAT construction equipment—like the 120M road grader, 924H wheel loader, D7R II dozer or 621G scraper—you’ve no doubt noticed they come equipped with an ether start aid valve, NSN...

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621G Scraper: Push Loading Allowed
By | March 20, 2020
Operators, wondering if push loading is allowed for your 621G scraper? The answer is: Yes, it is! Just make sure you do it right...

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621G Scraper: Front Brake Actuator Boot
By | March 4, 2020
Mechanics, The scraper front air brake actuator, NSN 2530-01-415-2558, that’s shown as Item 15 in Fig 94 of TM 5-3805-296-24P (Jun 13) doesn’t break down into individual parts...

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621G Scraper: EMS Fault Alarm NSN
By | Feb. 11, 2020
Order the scraper’s EMS fault alarm with NSN 6350-01-423-9687.  The fault alarm is shown as Item 31 in Fig 162 of TM 5-3805-296-24P (Jun 13). However, the NSN in the TM brings the wrong part...

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621G Scraper: Clean Brake Lights
By | Feb. 6, 2020
Cleaning the brake lights Scraping and hauling dirt at the worksite is a messy job.  That means you operators have to make it a point to eyeball the 621G scraper’s brake lights in the back of the vehicle during...

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621G Scraper: Weekly Lube a Must
By | Dec. 19, 2019
Operators, the right amount of lube in the right place means smooth operation for your 621G scraper. And here are a few places that especially need your attention...