CAT KOMATSU Maintenance and Service Investigation

You need maximum fuel efficiency, minimum operating costs and every minute of production you can get. Your Cat® dealer has ways to help you enhance every aspect of your operation, so you can work faster and more efficiently than ever.

Running an efficient operation gives your business a competitive advantage. So we put our experts to work for you to offer advice and how-to information.


Cat equipment owners need SOS Services because unplanned repairs, early replacement and costly downtime must be avoided.

Cat® S.O.S Services provide information to help you make maintenance decisions, reduce owning and operating costs, and maximize component life. This is a quick and easy program to help your equipment remain productive, and maximize the value of your investment. Information you can use—with the support of your local Cat Dealer.

S.O.S Services provide you withvaluable resources to care foryour equipment.

The S·O·S oil analysis tests have been developed by Caterpillar engineers and chemists. Tests such as Elemental Analysis, Oil Cleanliness Analysis, and Oil Condition Analysis are examples of the standard tests offered in the S·O·S program.

Inadequate cooling system maintenance can eventually lead to system problems or even engine failure. S·O·S Services offer a two-level Coolant Program to determine if your coolant has the right chemical balance for maximum system protection and cooling efficiency.

S·O·S Services can help you…

Protect the value

Cat equipment is built to deliver the highest possible performance throughout their production life. S·O·S Services can help you maintain performance through your equipment’s life cycle.

S·O·S Services are designed to identify problems before they become major repairs. Early detection is the key to reducing downtime and increasing productivity.

Performance losses and major repairs of lubricated compartments can often be avoided by monitoring fluid samples.

Overall, you’ll get more work done at a lower cost and have equipment worth more at trade-in or sale.

Get results fast
S·O·S Services allow you to test all oils and have results and recommendations available within 24 hours of receipt. Coolant results and recommendations are available within 72 hours of receipt. Receive results by: • E-mail • Fax • Web • Postal Mail

You also can receive different reports for different alert levels.


By enrolling in the S•O•SSM Services Program, a routine sampling interval can be establlished to build-up a trend of data over time. that trend allows you to compare sample history and more easily identify deviations from the normal trend. This consequently adds value to the data interpretation process with more meaningful recommendations and recommended actions.


Taking a good S•O•S Sample is the first and most critical step of the S•O•S Process.


You can count on Cat Financial to provide the best financing solution for your business. Whether you are looking to finance a piece of construction equipment, a boat with a Cat® engine or a power supply backed by a Cat generator - our finance representatives understand Cat products across all industries and will help you get the most out of your investment.

Whatever your needs, Cat Financial has the financing solution that will help you expedite your purchase and get your equipment on the job, fast. We offer quick and easy financing, with customized payment plans. You chose Cat equipment because you know Caterpillar offers reliable, productive, and powerful machinery. Now, choose Cat Financial to help grow your business.