Swingo Maintenance Assessment
Swingo Maintenance assessment
Health and Safety
Before carrying out any maintenance work what should be done?
- Ensure handbrake applied with battery isolator and ignition turned off.
- The machine is full of water for function checks.
- Handbrake applied with engine running.
- Engine is switched off.
When maintenance tasks require the hopper to be raised what should be ensured?
- There is enough head clearance for the hopper to be lifted.
- There is no debris in the hopper prior to tipping.
- There is enough head clearance and that hopper safety props are fitted to the lift cylinders.
- The engine is running.
When working on the hydraulic system ensure…..?
- There is sufficient oil to carry out functions.
- The system is depressurised
- The correct tools are used
- The system is pressurised
What must be carried out if there is any damage or leaks to any hydraulic components?
- Left to next service
- Must be repaired immediately
- Left to get worse
Maintenance intervals may vary depending on what?
- Local procedures
- Regular maintenance refers to vehicles under use in normal working conditions but may vary depending on sweeping environment.
- Time and availability of technicians.
- Weather conditions.
When checking fluid levels what is important?
- The machine is on a level surface.
- The engine has been running for a minimum of 15 minutes prior.
- The machine is on an uneven surface.
- The machine has been recently serviced.
What is the wheel nut torque setting?
When should the brushes be replaced?
- When they reach a length of 30mm
- When they reach a length of 50mm
- When they reach a length of 80-100mm
- When they reach a length of 120mm
What should the suction nozzle ground clearance be set to?
- minimum of 10mm, using tool provided in kit
- 20mm using the ring of a 20mm spanner as the height gauge.
When do you reset the oil dilution?
- Every year
- Every month
- Every service after the oil has been changed