In the Know | Service

Save Time with the New My.Cat.Com

With the latest My.Cat.Com updates, accessing information about your entire fleet is faster and easier than ever. Less scrolling and fewer clicks means finding more of what you’re looking for, saving you time and money. Get the most out of your My.Cat.Com experience with these six updates:

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Hawthorne Cat Introduces New Parts and Service Specials

Receive Special Deals on Your Parts and Service Only Available at Hawthorne Cat

San Diego, CA -- Hawthorne Cat, the exclusive Cat® equipment dealer in San Diego, the Hawaiian Islands, and the Pacific Region, makes purchasing the parts and services you need easier than ever with our new Parts and Service Specials.

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For Maximum Productivity, Try These Compact Track Loader Maintenance Tips

Cat® Compact Track Loaders are incredibly versatile machines, capable of completing hundreds of tasks on time and on budget. Failure to perform daily machine inspections and recommended maintenance can result in decreased performance and faster component wear. To keep your loader working at peak performance, add these compact track loader maintenance tips to your daily routine and keep your machine working at maximum efficiency.

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Try These Attachment Maintenance Tips for Maximum Performance

Investing in the right attachments for a single machine can help you get more done on jobs that would normally require an entire fleet. Preventive maintenance with hydromechanical attachments is especially important because these tools are powered by auxiliary flow from the machine. Here are a few attachment maintenance tips to keep our most commonly used hydromechanical equipment running at maximum performance.

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Service Maintenance Options Can Lower Costs

Hawthorne Power Systems is dedicated to making sure your generator sets run at maximum efficiency. Hawthorne Power Systems offers maintenance and repair service, management solutions, an extensive parts inventory, skilled service technicians, and the #1 support network in the industry. In addition, there are other service maintenance options for achieving lower costs of ownership and operation.  

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Hawthorne Cat Technician, Gene Mendes, on Working in Hawaii

Think you might like the daily challenges of being a Hawthorne Cat technician? There's a great thing about Hawthorne Cat jobs – you feel like you're working for something bigger, and earning good pay and benefits while living any place in the world…like paradise.

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Tips for Increasing Undercarriage Lifecycles

Cat undercarriage components on Cat Track Type Tractors are durable and designed to wear evenly. Properly maintaining your Cat equipment can minimize unexpected downtime and reduce costly repairs. Estela Estra, Caterpillar Marketing Communications Specialist, provides tips for maintaining your equipment’s undercarriage in her blog, “Three Ways to Improve Undercarriage Lifecycles.”

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Video | Air Filter Inspection & Maintenance

Jeff Payne, Caterpillar Preventative Maintenance Instructor, discusses the importance of performing routine maintenance checks and air filter inspection. In his video, Jeff suggests that you service your machine's air filter when dirt reaches the red line on the air filter indicator. To clean your air filter, simply remove it from its housing and use low-pressure compressed air to remove the dirt and dust.

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