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Safety & Maintenance Checklist: Motor Graders

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You can conduct this checklist for free on the Checkbuster platform. You can use a lap-top, PC or the free inspection App

From The Ground

  • Steps And Handholds (Condition And Cleanliness)
  • Tires, Lug Nuts, Brakes (Inflation, damage, stem covers)
  • Tandem housings (Trash, dirt buildup, leaks)
  • Articulation area (Trash or dirt buildup)
  • Air reservoir (Drain water and sediment)
  • Transmission (Leaks)
  • Underneath Of Machine (Differential and tandem leaks)
  • Hydraulic Oil Tank (Fluid Level, Damage, Leaks)
  • Covers and guards (Damage, secured)
  • Batteries & Hold Downs (Cleanliness, Loose Bolts & Nuts)
  • Fuel Tank (Fuel level, damage, leaks; drain water and sediment)
  • Hydraulic cylinders, tubes, hoses and fittings (Damage, leaks)
  • Circle drive (Leaks)
  • Front wheel spindle bearings (Leaks)
  • All wheel drive motors (Damage, leaks)
  • Blade linkage (Damage, loose or missing bolts)
  • Blade and end bits (Excessive wear or damage)
  • Overall Machine (Loose Or Missing Nuts & Bolts, Loose Guards, Cleanliness)

Engine Compartment

  • Engine Oil (Fluid Level)
  • Engine Coolant (Fluid Level)
  • Engine Pre-cleaner (Dirt buildup)
  • Air Filter (Restriction Indicator)
  • Radiator (Debris, Damage, Leaks)
  • All Hoses (Cracks, Wear Spots, Leaks)
  • All Belts (Tightness, Wear, Cracks)
  • Overall Engine Compartment (Trash Or Dirt Buildup, Leaks)

On The Machine, Outside The Cab

  • Lights, lenses (Damage, cleanliness)
  • Mirrors, windows (Damage, cleanliness)
  • Windshield Wipers & Washers (Wear, Damage, Fluid Level)

Inside The Cab

  • ROPS (Damage, cracks)
  • Seat (Adjustment, pedal travel)
  • Seat Belt & Mounting (Damage, Wear, Adjustment)
  • Fire Extinguisher (Charge, Damage)
  • Horn, backup alarm, lights (Proper Function)
  • Controls, gauge lenses (Damage, cleanliness, operational)
  • Overall Cab Interior (Cleanliness)