PREPARATION FOR STORAGE AND SHIPMENT
For security procedures involved in storage and shipment of the forklift, refer to AR 190-13.
Short Term Storage (90 Days or Less).
If short term storage is to occur during times when air temperature may fall below 0°F (-18°C), long term
storage procedures must be used.
Fill fuel tank completely (TM 10-3930-660-10).
Perform After Operation Vital Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) (WP 0011 00).
Park forklift on a level surface;
Block forklift to prevent movement; and
Ensure that forklift is parked in a position to allow periodic movement and allow forklift to be driven away
Perform final walk-around inspection to ensure that all panels, access doors, container caps and fasteners are
Every 45 to 60 days forklift must be exercised.
Perform Before operation PMCS (WP 0011 00).
Ensure all fluid levels are correct (WP 0011 00).
Start engine (TM 10-3930-660-10). Allow engine to warm at idle speed for approximately 10 minutes.
Observe warning and indicator lights (TM 10-3930-660-10).
When engine is warm, throttle up the forklift to operating RPM (TM 10-3930-660-10).
Operate all forklift controls (TM 10-3930-660-10). Steering, brakes, boom hoist, lift tool, lights, and horn systems
must be operated. Stop forklift movement often and restart. Operation should last a minimum of 30 minutes.
Park forklift (TM 10-3930-660-10). Repeat steps a thru d.