VMC - 40-Taper - Gearbox - Oil Reservoir - Maintenance

Applies to machines built from: 
January, 1989

VMC - 40-Taper - Gearbox - Oil Reservoir - Maintenance

Do this procedure when you get Alarm 179 LOW GEARBOX OIL PRESSURE or when the warning message GR LOW OIL shows. This procedure tells you how to add oil to the gearbox oil reservoir.

Push EMERGENCY STOP when you do maintenance on the machine.
Remove the inspection-port cover [1] behind the spindle.

Put a container [2] on the table under the inspection port opening [3].

Remove the oil cap [4]. Add Mobil SHC 627 transmission oil in 4 oz increments until oil starts to come out of the reservoir tank into the bucket [2].

Tools Required

Mobil SHC - 627

Be aware: Many service and repair procedures should be done only by authorized personnel. The service technicians at your Haas Factory Outlet (HFO) have the training, experience, and are certified to do these tasks safely and correctly. You should not do machine repair or service procedures unless you are qualified and knowledgeable about the processes.

Danger: Some service procedures can be dangerous or life-threatening. DO NOT attempt a procedure that you do not completely understand. Contact your Haas Factory Outlet (HFO) and schedule a service technician visit if you have any doubts about doing a procedure.