B - Before
A - After
M - Monthly
D - During
W - Weekly
Item to be Inspected
Procedure: Check for and have
repaired, filled, or adjusted
Equipment is not
B D A W M
Table 2-2. Operator/Crew Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (cont.)
These checks are to be made in the order listed, within designated interval.
c. Check safety chains (6) for secure mounting
Safety chains are
and obvious damage.
missing or unse-
d. Inspect the entire chassis frame (7) when
Frame is obviously
trailer is loaded for damage, cracks, broken
broken or cracked.
SUPPORT LEG ASSEMBLY
With trailer connected to towing vehicle, check
Support leg assem-
support leg assembly (8) for ease of operation.
bly is seized.
BRAKE SYSTEM - Models M101A2 and
Test brake system by hooking trailer to towing
Service brakes fail
HANDBRAKES - All models
With trailer hooked to towing vehicle, set the
handbrakes (9). Move the trailer slightly to see
if the handbrakes hold the wheels.
Change 10 2-2.5