GENERAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Tools and Special Tools
Rag, Wiping (WP 0170, Table 1, Item 52) Qty: 1
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's (WP 0171, Table 1,
Soap GP, Liquid, A (WP 0170, Table 1, Item 66)
Face Shield, Industrial (WP 0171, Table 1, Item
Tag, Marker (WP 0170, Table 1, Item 68) Qty: 1
Goggles, Industrial (WP 0171, Table 1, Item 27)
Cleaning Compound, Solvent, Type III (WP 0170,
Table 1, Item 9) Qty: 1
Cloth, Abrasive, Crocus (WP 0170, Table 1, Item
12) Qty: 1
These general maintenance instructions contain general shop practices and specific methods you must be familiar
with to properly maintain the 7 1/2 Ton Crane. You should read and understand these practices and methods before
starting maintenance tasks on the crane.
Before starting a task, think about the risks and hazards to your safety as well as that of others. Wear protective
gear such as safety goggles or lenses, safety shoes, rubber apron, or gloves. Protect yourself against injury.
Observe all WARNINGs, CAUTIONs and NOTEs.
When lifting heavy parts, have someone help you. Make sure lifting equipment is working properly, suitable
for the task assigned, of sufficient load capacity, and secured against slipping.
Always use power tools carefully.
Before beginning a procedure, ensure the following conditions have been observed, unless
The crane must be parked on level ground with parking brake engaged.
Transmission must be in N (Neutral).
Engine must be off.
Components that are hot at operating temperatures (i.e., cooling, exhaust, and hydraulic systems) must
cool down before they are removed.
Components must, however, be at operating temperature to be tested.
Battery disconnect switch must be in OFF position and/or batteries disconnected when performing
electrical system maintenance.