Once the Walk-Around inspection is complete, perform a function check of all systems in an area free of overhead and ground level obstructions.
WARNING: IF THE MACHINE DOES NOT OPERATE PROPERLY, TURN OFF THE MACHINE IMMEDIATELY! REPORT THE PROBLEM TO THE PROPER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL OR CALL JLG CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT. DO NOT OPERATE THE MACHINE UNTIL IT IS DEEMED SAFE FOR OPERATION.
Function Check Items
Assemble and set-up machine for operation
Base - FT70
Step on base to ensure the swivel castor mechanism fully retracts and base sits on leveling feet.
Base - FT140
Both front castor wheel brakes, when engaged, stop machine from rolling.
Adjustable Leveling Feet or Castors
Check both move freely up and down for machine leveling
Check that both close properly after entering platform
Cordless Drill Operation (if equipped)
Check that the drill power button when released stops all mast movement and drill battery is fully charged.
Mast Drive Enable
When using cordless drill with the hex drive bit, check that the drive gear must be pushed down to engage the mast drive gears and will disengage when released.
Powerpack Control Unit - (if equipped) - Emergency Stop Button
ensure all machine functions are disabled when the emergency stop button is activated (pressed in) - then RESET the emergency stop button by twisting it in the direction indicated by the arrows.
Powerpack Control Unit - (if equipped) - Enable Button
check that enable button must be pressed before platform up and down functions operate.
WARNING: TO AVOID COLLISION AND INJURY IF PLATFORM DOES NOT STOP WHEN A CONTROL IS RELEASED, USE THE EMERGENC Y STOP BUTTON TO STOP PLATFORM MOVEMENT.
Enter the platform and operate mast up and down 2 or 3 feet using the cordless drill or powerpack, check for smooth operation.
Source: MaintainX (Community Member)