Table 2-2. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
If the equipment must be in continuous operation, check and service only those items that
can be checked and serviced without disturbing operation. Make the complete checks
and services when the equipment can be shut down.
Not Fully Mission
Before performing any maintenance that requires climbing on or under trailer, make sure
that trailer handbrakes are set, and front and rear trailer support legs are lowered. Failure
to observe this warning could result in severe personal injury or death.
a. Check for proper operation of
handbrake lever (1). Handbrake lever
(1) is locked in the
should move freely throughout its
b. Check for proper adjustment of handb-
rake lever (1). Handbrake lever is
properly adjusted when additional
force is required to move handbrake
lever beyond two-thirds distance of
travel toward the applied position. If
improperly adjusted, refer to step d.
c. With trailer hooked to towing vehicle,
set the handbrake lever (1). Move the
trailer slightly to see if the handbra-
kes hold the wheels. If not, proceed to
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