3-15. Brake Assembly
a. Drive truck and operate service brakes. Brakes
a. Inspect accelerator for wear and damage to
should stop truck smoothly and operate properly.
b. Inspect master cylinder and brake lines for
b. Check operation of accelerator and control rod.
evidence of leaks and damage.
Rod should pivot smoothly in bearings.
3-16. Steering Wheel
a. Check steering wheel for secure mounting and
a. Operate light switch and check operation of
head and tail light.
b. Inspect wheel for cracks, nicks and damage.
b. Inspect lights for damaged lens and loose
3-17. Hoist Cylinder
3-20. Parking Brake Linkage
a. Operate truck and check operation of cluster
a. Sit on seat and stand up to relieve weight from
cylinder and single cylinder. Mast should raise and lower
seat. Check operation of linkage and check parking
smoothly without jerking or binding.
brake for proper holding of truck in position.
b. Inspect cylinders and connecting hoses and
b. Inspect linkage for wear and damage.
tubes for leaks and damage.