1978 EPA NOISE ABATEMENT PROGRAM
(40 CFR PART 205)
This crane is affected by the 1978 EPA Noise Abatement Program. The following guidelines are provided to ensure
compliance with the program.
Maintenance Noise Reduction Items General
(a) Whenever maintenance is performed which affects any of the parts listed in the Grove Service Manual, then
those parts affected shall be inspected to ensure no damage has occurred and that the installation has not
To ensure compliance with the Federal Regulations with respect to tampering; it is
mandatory that parts replacement be made in accord with the parts listing shown
in the Grove Service Manual.
Periodic Maintenance To be performed at 60 day intervals.
(a) Visually inspect all noise related parts, as shown in the parts listing of the Grove Service Manual, for
indication of impending failure and improper installation.
(b) With the system operating, check for exhaust gas leaks and abnormal movement in the system.
(c) If a malfunction is detected, replace the failed part or correct the defect as required.
Malfunctions If the following defects are noted:
(a) Noticeable increase in noise level.
(b) Exhaust gas discharge at points other than the normal exhaust exit.
Then visually inspect the system to locate the problem and perform the required corrective action.