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Safety & Maintenance Checklist: Wheel Skidders

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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

  • Grapple Boom & Arch (Excessive Wear or Damage, Leaks, Proper Lubrication)
  • Grapple Head (Excessive Wear or Damage, Leaks, Proper Lubrication)
  • Grapple Swing Boom (Excessive Wear or Damage, Leaks, Proper Lubrication)
  • Underneath Of Machine (Final Drive Leaks, Damage)
  • Front Blade (Excessive Wear or Damage, Cylinder Condition)
  • Tires & Wheels (Proper Inflation, Damage, Wear, Missing or Loose Lug Nuts)
  • Underneath Of Machine (Final Drive Leaks, Damage)
  • Steps And Handholds (Condition And Cleanliness)
  • Overall Machine (Loose of Missing Nuts & Bolts, Loose Guards, Cleanliness)

Engine Compartment

  • Engine Oil (Fluid Level)
  • Engine Coolant (Fluid Level)
  • Air Filter (Primary & Secondary) (Restriction Indicator, Dust Valves Unplugged)
  • 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

  • Fuel Tank (Fuel Level, Damage, Leaks)
  • Hydraulic Oil Tank (Fluid Level, Damage, Leaks)
  • Transmission Oil (Fluid Level)
  • Winch Oil (Fluid Level)
  • Fire Extinguisher (Charge, Damage)
  • Windshields Wipers & Washers (Wear, Damage / Fluid Level)
  • Batteries & Hold Downs (Cleanliness, Loose Bolts & Nuts)

Inside The Cab

  • ROPS/FOPS (Damage)
  • Seat (Adjustment)
  • Seat Belt & Mounting (Damage, Wear, Adjustment)
  • Horn, backup alarm, lights (Proper Function)
  • Overall Cab Interior (Cleanliness, Debris)