Activate the hydraulic system and check for
Visually inspect telescoping sections for adequate
proper operation and any leaks.
lubrication of all wear surfaces. Observe extended
sections for evidence of cracks, warping, or other
Ensure the boom will extend and retract
damage. Periodically check security of boom wear
pads. Check boom nose sheaves for security and
freedom of movement.
Ensure the lift cylinder will not allow the boom
to drift down until the operator lowers it.
Ensure all electrical components disconnected
modifications must be approved by the
during removal are operating properly.
manufacturer. Repair requests should be
submitted to Manitowoc Crane CARE,
P.O. Box 21, Shady Grove, PA 17256-
0021, USA. Any unauthorized repairs
and/or modification could void any
remaining crane warranty and/or result in
serious injury and equipment damage.