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Pre-Trip Inspection Class B with Air Brakes Checklist

This pre-trip testing checklist below is a good guide to follow, there is no specific order or sequence to the test. You just need to ensure you complete every item. At the end of this checklist, you will understand the requirements for successfully completing the Class B (Dump Truck with air brakes) Pre-Trip Inspection.
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07/16/2022

Pre-Trip Inspection Class B with Air Brakes Checklist

This pre-trip testing checklist below is a good guide to follow, there is no specific order or sequence to the test. You just need to ensure you complete every item. At the end of this checklist, you will understand the requirements for successfully completing the Class B (Dump Truck with air brakes) Pre-Trip Inspection.

    This checklist order starts in the front of the vehicle and inspects only the axles on the driver’s side of the truck. The test requires you to only inspect the driver side unless the item is only on the passenger side (parts in engine compartment, exhaust).

    Front of Vehicle

  • Clearance Lights

  • Headlights

  • Under Engine

  • Engine Compartment

  • Oil Level

  • Coolant Level

  • Power Steering

  • Water Pump

  • Alternator

  • Air Compressor

  • Leaks

  • Hoses

  • Front Truck Axle

  • Steering Box

  • Steering Box Hoses

  • Steering Linkage

  • Springs

  • U-bolts

  • Spring Mounts

  • Shock Absorber

  • Brake Hose

  • Brake Hose Fittings

  • Brake Chamber

  • Slack Adjuster

  • Push Rod

  • Brake Drum

  • Brake Linings

  • Tire

  • Wheel Rim

  • Lug Nuts

  • Wheel Seal

  • Side of Cab and Vehicle

  • Turn Signal Lights

  • Door

  • Mirror

  • Steps

  • Fuel Tank

  • Diesel Exhaust Fuel (DEF) Tank

  • Exhaust System

  • Department of Transportation (DOT) Reflective Tape

  • Under the Vehicle

  • Frame

  • Drive Shaft

  • Rear Truck Axle

  • Springs

  • U-bolts

  • Spring Mounts

  • Torque Arm

  • Brake Hose

  • Brake Hose Fitting

  • Brake Chamber

  • Slack Adjuster

  • Push Rod

  • Brake Drum

  • Brake Linings

  • Tire

  • Wheel Rim

  • Lug Nuts

  • Axle Seal

  • Rear of Vehicle

  • Splash Guards (Mud Flaps)

Source: MaintainX (Community Member)

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