Release hood assembly (2) by lifting handle (1).
Open hood assembly.
Enlist the help of an assistant to hold
hood and stabilize during removal.
Install sling through radiator cap access port and
around front edge on top of hood. Attach sling to
hoist and take up slack. Use blocks to secure
front of hood during component removal.
Remove screws (3), washers (4), and locknuts
(5) to release two safety lanyards (6). Discard
Release gas springs (9) from chassis brackets
by removing retainers (10). Secure gas
springs to inside of hood to prevent damage.
Detach hood assembly (2) from forklift chassis
by removing screws (7) and locknuts
If required, remove studs (11) from chassis
brackets by removing nuts (12).
Lift hood assembly (2) from chassis and move to
a level surface for cleaning or additional
Clean hood assembly and related components in
accordance with paragraph 1-24.
Inspect hood and related components in accordance with