Table 4-1. Inspection Prior To Use.
INSPECTION TO BE PERFORMED
Inspect body for evidence of damage during
Check to see that all compartment doors,
latches, and hinges operate properly.
Check mounting hardware and tighten if
Inspect cab for evidence of damage during
Check door latches, hinges and windows for
Check seat and belts to see that they are
properly installed, and that the seat is
Check all controls for freedom of operation.
Refer to operation instructions and check
all instruments for normal readings and
proper operation (Chapter 2 Section III).
Inspect handline reel, rewind motor and
swivel joint for proper installation and
operation. Unwind handline fully and re-
wind halfway by manual means and halfway
by use of the rewind motor.
Check operation of all water system valves.
Insure that drain valves are closed.
Check all external suction, inlet, and dis-
charge connections to see that caps are in
place and secure.
Check crankcase oil level and inspect oil
on dipstick for cleanliness.
Examine air cleaner element for dirty or
Examine mounting hardware and tighten as
Inspect engine and piping connections for
evidence of leakage. Repair leaks and re-
plenish lost fluid.
Clean away any obstruction to cooling air
flow to radiator.