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Put a chain through the front axle gusset and fasten the Bobcat loader to the transport vehicle [A].


Fasten the chains, one in each upright cutout, to the loader and to the transport vehicle [B]. 1–11.3 Lifting The Loader


AVOID INJURY OR DEATH * Before lifting, check fasteners on single point lift and operator cab.


* Assemble front cab fasteners as shown in this *

manual. Never allow riders in the cab or bystanders within 15 feet (5 meters) while lifting the machine. W–2007–0497

The loader can be lifted with the single point lift which is available as a kit from your Bobcat loader dealer. Fasten the pins (Item 1) [C] in the kit as shown in figure. The single point lift, supplied by Melroe Company is designed to safely lift and support the Bobcat loader.


1–11.4 Towing The Loader



Never attempt to start the engine by pushing or pulling. Hydrostatic pumps and motors will be damaged. I–2001–1285

If the engine will not start or the hydrostatic system is not working correctly, the loader can be pulled only when a towing tool is installed. The towing tool is available from your Bobcat loader dealer.

Do not push or pull the machine at more than 2 MPH (3,2 km/h) or for a distance of more than 25 feet (7,6 meters) with the towing tool in place.



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540, 543 Loader Service Manual

Bobcat 543b skid steer loader service repair manual sn 511111001 & above  
Bobcat 543b skid steer loader service repair manual sn 511111001 & above