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Tighten Track on Posi-Track Skid Steer

Get your track loader ready for action. This quick guide offers clear instructions to correctly tighten the track on your Posi-Track skid steer, ensuring optimal performance and longer machinery lifespan.

Get your track loader ready for action. This quick guide offers clear instructions to correctly tighten the track on your Posi-Track skid steer, ensuring optimal performance and longer machinery lifespan.

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This is required when the track become too loose, and it “Skips” or “Jumps” over the drive wheel.

Over time, tracks tend to stretch, so this is required from time to time.

This is required when the track become too loose, and it “Skips” or “Jumps” over the drive wheel.

Over time, tracks tend to stretch, so this is required from time to time.

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Tools Required: • Hydraulic jack • 2 x 3/4” Spanners

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Use jack to “take up the load” between the jacking points

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Remove rear locking bolts.

Nut and spring washer are on inside

Note: Usually you will need to play with the pressure of your jack, either pushing a little harder (or less) to wiggle the bolts out

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Repeat for inside

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Loosen mid track bolts

(Don’t take off, just loosen them)

Note: One on inside and one on outside of track

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Now we are ready to adjust the track.

Pump the jack to stretch the track tighter

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Pump jack until bolts fit into next tighter hole 

Yellow arrow was the original hole, red arrow is the new hole.

 The track is now held tighter in the red hole

Pump jack until bolts fit into next tighter hole

Yellow arrow was the original hole, red arrow is the new hole.

The track is now held tighter in the red hole

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Loosen and remove jack

Loosen and remove jack

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Refit washer and nut, and Re-Tighten

 Note: There is one on the inside, and one on the outside

Refit washer and nut, and Re-Tighten

Note: There is one on the inside, and one on the outside

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Retighten mid track bolts

 Note: There is one on the inside, and one on the outside

Retighten mid track bolts

Note: There is one on the inside, and one on the outside

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Done!