Table 3. Operator/Crew PMCS - Continued
ITEM TO BE
NO. INTERVAL HOUR
a. Visually inspect for broken or shifted
leaf springs, shifted trunnions, and loose
have shifted or are
or missing hardware.
hardware is loose,
A small protrusion of the trunnion
bushing around trunnion cap is normal.
Rubber bushing is
b. Visually inspect trunnion bushing to
ensure it is not missing.
Drain valves leak
a. Make sure drain valves do not leak
Any air leaks are
b. Inspect air tanks for damage, loose
fittings, missing hardware, and any
evidence of air leakage.
Maintenance at first month of
new semitrailer operation or
first 1000 miles (1609 km) (from
hubodometer) that all airline
clamp nuts must be
tightened. Failure to follow
this warning may result in
injury or death.
c. Inspect drain valve pull cables for a
frayed or broken condition.
Open and close door, make sure hinge
does not bind, and all mounting/securing
hardware is tight and present. Make
sure drain holes are not blocked.
Ensure jack is secure and door seal is
in good condition. Keep box clean and
serviceable. Lubricate per