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Keep Your Forklift Running Smoothly With An Annual Service

Forlifts, like cars, require more than just an oil change.  One hour of forklift use is approx. 35 miles of automobile use.  An Annual Service from DTL will keep your lift running safely and smoothly.  Dillon Toyota Lift Service Technicians are here to protect the investment you made in your forklift.  Here is what the annual service includes: 

Electric Forklifts: 

  • Drain and flush hydraulic tank, install new hydraulic filter and refill with new hydraulic oil.Install new sump breather cap.

  • Drain and flush differential, clean differential with new fluid.

  • Inspect condition of all hoses.

  • Remove steer wheel bearings, clean and repack with grease and reinstall and set bearing preload.

  • Inspect steering system for worn pins and linkage and make minor adjustments as necessary.

  • Inspect service brakes for proper operation, leaks and/ or contamination.

  • Inspect parking brake for proper operation and condition of cables and linkage.

  • Inspect and test the battery, water all cells.

  • Clean and inspect the control panel.

  • Check for loose connections, corrosion, worn contactor tips.

  • Check for proper operation of all motors and insect for brush wear. Blow all motors out.

  • Inspect upright, tilt cylinders, forks and associated mountings for any obvious cracks, defects of mission stops, and adjust lift chains.

  • Inspect counterweight for proper mounting and that all bolts securing it are in place and tight.

  • Inspect for proper operation of all gauges, controls, starting and charging components.

  • Pressure wash lift.

 

Gas, CNG & LP Forklifts:

  • Drain and flush hydraulic tank, install new hydraulic filter and refill with new hydraulic oil.Install new sump breather cap.

  • Drain and flush transmission and differential, install new transmission filter, clean transmission and differential with new fluid.

  • Install new air filter and fuel filter.

  • Pressure test cooling system to check for leaks.Inspect cooling system for corrosion, check thermostat for proper operation and test anti-freeze protection level.

  • Inspect condition of all belts and hoses.

  • Perform engine tune-up with new spark plugs, points, condenser, rotor, distributor cap and ignition wires.

  • Adjust valve lifters, install new valve cover gasket and perform engine compression test.

  • Remove steer wheel bearings, clean and repack with grease and reinstall and set bearing preload.

  • Inspect steering system for worn pins and linkage and make minor adjustments as necessary.

  • Inspect service brakes for proper operation, leaks and/ or contamination.

  • Inspect parking brake for proper operation and condition of cables and linkage.

  • Check for proper operation of clutch or inching circuit and adjust if necessary.

  • Inspect upright, tilt cylinders, forks and associated mountings for any obvious cracks, defects of mission stops, and adjust lift chains.

  • Inspect counterweight for proper mounting and that all bolts securing it are in place and tight.

  • Inspect for proper operation of all gauges, controls, starting and charging components.

  • Pressure wash lift.

Posted by tfinco at 11/30/2018 5:31:00 PM
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