Do not smoke or allow flame or spark in the vicinity while checking or filling the batteries. The batteries
generate hydrogen a highly explosive gas. Wear safety goggles when adding distilled water.
Turntable bearing bolts cannot be retorqued more than one time. Stretching takes place everytime they
In cold operation, charge batteries immediately after water has been added to prevent freezing and
damage to batteries; run crane engine for one hour at 1500 rpms.
It is necessary for you to know how fluid leaks affect the status of your equipment. The following are definitions of
the types/classes of leakage you need to know to be able to determine the status of your equipment. Learn and be
familiar with them and REMEMBER when in doubt, notify your supervisor.
LEAKAGE DEFINITIONS FOR ORGANIZATIONAL PMCS
Seepage of fluid (as indicated by wetness or discoloration) not great enough to form drops.
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops, but not enough to cause drops to drip from the item being
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops that fall from the item being checked/inspected.
Equipment operation is allowable with minor leakage (Class I or II). Of course consideration must be
given to the fluid capacity in the item/system being checked/inspected. When operating with Class I or II
leaks, continue to check fluid levels as required on your PMCS. Class II leaks should be reported to your