P r o p e r lubrication is a requirement in any heavy equipment operation.
Follow the factory recommendations regarding the Lubrication time intervals
and types of lubricants used. Adjust time intervals accordingly, when
w o r k i n g under severe conditions. See Section 6 of this manual or the
Lubrication Chart on the crane for lubrication recommendations.
When performing maintenance, refer to the appropriate manual for instruc-
tions. Consult the factory if there is any question regarding procedures or
Do not attempt repairs you do not understand!
Pressurized hydraulic oil can cause serious injury. Be certain all lines, com-
ponents, and fittings are tight and serviceable. Use a piece of cardboard or
wood to search for suspected leaks.
Never exceed the manufacturer's recommended relief valve pressure settings.
Always replace the guards or other safety devices which may have been removed
during crane repair or adjustment.
Have an approved fire extinguisher available and know how to use it. Inspect
as required to ensure it is fully charged and operable.
Maintain battery electrolyte at the proper level and check it with a flashlight.
A spark or flame could cause a battery explosion. Don't short across the posts
to check the charge.
Check battery condition only with proper test equipment.
Wear your safety glasses when servicing batteries.