2-7. TABLE OF OPERATOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS).
Item to be
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Fittings, and Clamps
Hydraulic fluid under pressure can penetrate the skin or damage
eyes. Fluid leaks under pressure may not be visible. Never use a
bare hand to feel for leaks.
Hydraulic fluid, injected into the skin under pressure, must be
removed by a doctor familiar with this injury and within a few
Always wear safety goggles to protect eyes. Ensure hydraulic
fluid power source is disconnected prior to
servicing any components.
Check for hydraulic leaks at fittings.
If Class III Leak.
Ensure hoses are secured in brackets and
clamps. Check bracket and clamp hard-
ware for defects. Ensure clamps are tight.
Check hoses, hose fittings, and couplings
for wear due to rubbing. They are OK
unless wire mesh inside hose, (second
layer), is showing.
Clean and remove excess debris before
Auger Drive Unit
Where hydraulic leaks and loose clamps are most likely to occur.