This section provides the necessary information needed by those personnel that are responsible to place the machine in operation readiness, and lists checks that are performed prior to use of the machine. It is important that the information contained in this section be read and understood before any attempt is made to operate the machine. Ensure that all the necessary inspections have been completed successfully before placing the machine into service. These procedures will aid in obtaining maximum service
IMPORTANT: SINCE THE MACHINE MANUFACTURER HAS NO DIRECT CONTROL OVER THE FIELD INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE, SAFETY IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE OWNER/OPERATOR.
PREPARATION FOR USE
DELIVERY AND PERIODIC INSPECTION
NOTE: This machine requires periodic safety and maintenance inspections by a JLG Dealer. A decal on the frame provides a place to record (stamp) inspection dates. Check decal and notify dealer if inspection is overdue.
An annual inspection shall be performed on the aerial platform no later than thirteen (13) months from the date of the prior annual inspection. The inspection shall be performed by person(s) certified as a mechanic on the specific make and model of the aerial platform.
The following checklist provides a systematic inspection to assist in detecting defective, damaged, or improperly installed parts. The checklist denotes the items to be inspected and conditions to examine.
Frequent inspection shall be performed every 3 months or 150 hours whichever comes first, or more often when required by environment, severity, and frequency of usage.
Properly installed; no loose or missing parts; no visible damage.
No visible damage; free of dirt and debris
No visible damage, abrasions and/or distortions.
No visible damage; properly secured.
No loose or missing retaining hardware; no damage or wear to pin heads which would cause pin to rotate; no evidence of pin or bushing wear.
No rust, nicks, scratches or foreign material on piston rod. No leakage. Evidence of proper lubrication.
No visible damage; loose or missing hardware (top and underside).
Check oil level in drive hub by removing pipe plug and feeling for oil level. (Contact service personnel for assistance if needed.)
NOTE: Torque Hubs should be one-half full of lubricant.
Tire and Wheel Assemblies
No loose or missing lug nuts; no visible damage
Sliding Wear Pad Blocks
No excessive wear; adequate lubrication.
Hydraulic Oil Supply
Operate hydraulic systems through one complete cycle before checking oil level in hydraulic oil tank. Oil should be visible in ADD sight window on hydraulic oil tank. If oil is not visible, add oil until oil is visible in both ADD and FULL sight windows on tank. Do not overfill tank.
No rust, nicks, scratches or foreign material on piston rod; no leakage
No loose or missing parts; no visible damage.
Steer Spindle Assemblies
No excessive wear; no damage.
Control Boxes (Console and Ground)
Switches operable; no visible damage; placards secure and legible. Hand controller operable; no visible damage.
Proper electrolyte level; cable connections tight; no visible damage; no corrosion at battery cable connections.
Engine oil level - full mark on dipstick; filler cap secure; air filter secure.
Hydraulic Pump and Valves
No visible damage; no evidence of leakage; units secure.
No visible damage; placards secure and legible.
Lock-Out Cylinders (If Equipped)
No rust, nicks, scratches or foreign material on piston rod; no leakage.
Source: MaintainX (Community Member)