MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST

If you stay ready, you never have to get ready. Be prepared for whatever winter throws your way by being proactive with snowplow, spreader and truck maintenance.

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PLOW, SPREADER & TRUCK MAINTENANCEPRESEASON SERVICE PRE, DURING & POST EVENT CHECKS
  PlowSpreaderTruck PlowSpreaderTruck
1Ensure equipment is properly mounted to the truck (in accordance with manufacturers recommendations)XX  XX 
2Clean and tighten all electrical connections as well as apply dielectric grease to prevent corrosionXX  XX 
3Check hydraulic system for leaks and cracked or damaged hosesXX  XX 
4Check cutting edge wearX   X  
5Check hydraulic fluid level    X  
6Drain the hydraulic system and refill with recommended hydraulic fluid (check website for instructions and owner’s manual)X      
7Replace worn or damaged partsXX  XX 
8Check all mounting points and tighten fasteners and verify that all cotter pins are in place (if required)XXX XXX
9Repaint as necessary to protect exposed metal from rust or corrosionXX     
10Lubricate all grease fittings and any other pivot point recommended in your owner’s manualXX  XX 
11Ensure headlamps are adjusted properlyX      
12Inspect belts and chains, adjust or replace if necessary X     
13Ensure conveyor chain is adjusted properly X   X 
14Wash out the hopper and rinse all external surfaces X   X 
15Ensure backup camera is setup and working properly (if required) XX  XX
16Perform function check after servicing including accessoriesXX     
17Ensure ballast is properly installed in your truck (if required)  X   X
18Inspect and test the battery as well as charging system, replace or repair if necessary  X    
19Confirm proper operation of the windshield wipers, heater, any auxiliary lights, and back up alarm (if required)  X   X
20Verify your tires are properly inflated and are in a good serviceable condition  X   X
21Vehicle walk around to confirm everything is in good working order      X
22All vehicle manufacturer recommended services at the appropriate interval  X    

EXTREME DEFENSE™ GREASE

EXTREME DEFENSE™ GREASE
#72909 14 oz Cartridge
#72910 7 lb Pail
#72911 120 lb Tote
#72912 400 lb Drum

Dielectric Grease

Dielectric Grease
#49326 2 oz Tube

HIGH PERFORMANCE HYDRAULIC FLUID

HIGH PERFORMANCE HYDRAULIC FLUID
#49311 Quart
#49330 Gallon

PAINT

PAINT
#49293 Black Satin Quart
#49294 Black Satin Spray Can
#49135 WESTERN® Red Quart
#59515 WESTERN® Red Spray Can
#49419 Primer Quart
#49418 Primer Spray Can

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