Table 3-2. Operator/Crew Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) CONT.
w - Weekly
Item to be inspected.
Procedure: check for and
have repaired, filled, or
adjusted as needed
BRAKE DRUMS AND HUBS
A defect in the operation of the
brakes or hub can cause these
parts to get hot enough to cause
serious burns. Use extreme cau-
tion when attempting to detect
heat in this area.
Feel for overheating to detect drag-
ging or binding.
Check for damaged or missing reflectors,
Check battery (30) electrolyte level. Level
should be about 3/4 inch above top of
plates. Add water if level is low. Use
clean water (distilled water if available).
Equipment is not
Brakes or hub are
dragging or binding.