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.

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

EXTREME DEFENSE GREASE

EXTREME DEFENSE™ GREASE
#72909 14oz 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)