MHEFORKLFTED-SA Material Handling Equip.,Forklift ,Engine Driven - Semi-Annual

Application:                                                Man Hours 1

This applies to gasoline, LP gas, and diesel powered forklifts, tractors,
front-end loaders, and light duty trucks.  Review manufacturer's instructions
before proceeding.

Special Instructions:

1.  Review manufacturer's instructions.
2.  Handle flammable materials safely.
3.  Have the proper fire extinguisher on hand.  Ensure that the fire extinguisher
    is properly serviced and that it is in proper working order.
4.  Use gasoline and LPG forklifts in well ventilated areas only.

Items to Check & Initial Completion:

1. ___ Change engine oil. Review the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for
       proper disposal of used oil.  If appropriate, recycle oil at an authorized
2. ___ Remove crankcase breather cap and wash in solvent.
3. ___ Inspect air cleaner element and clean or replace as required.
4. ___ Tune up engine.
5. ___ Change hydraulic oil filter.
6. ___ Check all belts for proper tension or wear and hoses for deterioration.
       Adjust or replace as necessary.
7. ___ Inspect all gauges and indicators.
8. ___ Test horn, backup warning and safety lights.
9. ___ Test operate all tilt, lift, and lowering controls.
10.___ Test steering and adjust if necessary.
11.___ Check all hydraulic hoses, cylinders, and connections for leaks and
       condition.  Tighten connections and replace hoses to correct leaks.
12.___ Check mechanical and hydraulic brake systems, including master cylinder
       fluid levels, and correct as required.
13.___ Lubricate all zerk fittings and any other points specified by the
14.___ Check all lift arms, stabilizers, locks, chains, cables, channels, and
       structure for condition and wear.
15.___ Where equipped with a battery, check charge, electrolyte level, and
       condition of cables and terminals.
16.___ Check all other fluid levels and add or replace as required.

Tools and Materials:

1.  Standard Tool Kit
2.  Cleaning materials and equipment.  Consult the MSDS for hazardous ingredients
    and proper personal protective equipment (PPE).
3.  Hydraulic hose
4.  Brake fluid
5.  Grease gun, grease, oil
6.  Hydrometer
7.  Air cleaner element
8.  Tune-up kit
9.  Hydraulic oil filter
10. V-belts

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