Table 4-1. Inspection Prior to Use (Continued).
INSPECTION TO BE PERFORMED
a. Check battery electrolyte level and state of charge.
b. Check battery cable connections. Tighten and clean.
c. Check the siren/speaker system for proper operation.
d. Check the emergency beacon for proper operation.
e. Check all lights for burned out bulbs, loose connections, and dirty or broken lenses.
f. Check to insure all circuits function properly.
a. Check steering reservoir for proper fluid level.
b. Examine steering hose connections for evidence of leakage. Tighten as required.
c. Check steering stop adjustment. Adjust if required.
d. Check steering system for proper operation during road test.
a. Check all lubricant levels
b. Check tire inflation.
c. Inspect tires for serious cuts or bruises. Remove foreign objects lodged in the tread.
d. Check all wheel mounting nuts for proper torque.
e. Check front and rear suspension for proper mounting.
a. Check fuel level and replenish if necessary.
b. Check condition of fuel filter.
c. Inspect fuel line connections for evidence of leakage. Tighten as required.
d. During cold weather, drain moisture accumulation from fuel tank before operation of
a. Check for proper air pressure 70 psi (483 kPa).
b. Inspect brake lines for evidence of leakage. Tighten or replace loose or defective fittings.
c. Check operation of brakes.
d. Bleed condensation from air brake reservoirs.