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Compact Excavator / Serviceability Features

Panoramic Serviceability – Compact Excavators

Maintenance is necessary, and Bobcat® compact (mini) excavators are designed to make it easy. A wide opening gives you more space to work, while a smart layout gives you access to critical components. When maintenance is faster and more convenient, you’re more likely to perform it as scheduled.

Feature Details

Easy Access

Customer Servicing Bobcat Mini Excavator

Access engine and pump package, valve bank, cooling system and plumbing using the swing-open tailgate and side access hood. Filters, fluid checks, air cleaner, battery and other maintenance points are simple to access.

Auto-Tensioning Belt

Customer Using R2-Series E50 Compact Track Loader To Trench Jobsite

Made of tough DuPont Kevlar®, the multi-groove auto-tensioning belt, requires no adjustment, making maintenance much easier.

Straight Fittings

Customer Using Bobcat Mini Excavator To Move Large Material

When hydraulic fluids move easier, you’ll have more available hydraulic horsepower. That’s why Bobcat® compact excavators have fewer 90-degree fittings, resulting in more efficient hydraulic fluid transfer and better utilization of engine horsepower.

Centralized Grease Bank

Bobcat compact (mini) excavator centralized grease points for lubricating the slew bearing and the slew pinion.

A centralized grease bank makes fast, simple work of lubricating the slew bearing and slew pinion. With the large opening, it’s simple and easy to reach the well-protected grease cylinder fitting and complete track tensioning.

Compare Brands

There’s a huge difference between published specs and real-world testing. Bobcat Advantage® puts the industry’s top compact equipment brands in tough challenges to show you the differences. Objective tests and competitive comparisons measure up Bobcat®, Caterpillar®, John Deere®, and Kubota® machines.

Faster Maintenance

Bobcat compact (mini) excavator serviceability comparison overview video

Maintenance is necessary, but you shouldn’t have to spend countless hours doing it. Bobcat® excavators are designed to make it easy. Caterpillar®, John Deere®, and Kubota® will require more time in the shop.