Forklift Maintenance Tips Horseheads NY

Forklifts play a key role in handling a variety of materials and products. To keep them operating dependably and at peak efficiency, it is important to keep them properly maintained.1. When servicing a forklift, choose a clean work area. Before starting inspection and repair, shut down the engine and release all hydraulic pressure.

Local Companies

M & W Leasing Co Inc
(516) 681-3600
114 Wayne St
Jericho, NY
Wasco Funding Corp
(845) 353-0219
128 Foxwood Rd
West Nyack, NY
Van Maintenance Leasing Corp
(718) 461-0701
11215 14th Rd
College Point, NY
Actus Lend Lease
(845) 567-4176
1104 Clark St
New Windsor, NY
U-Haul Co
(631) 293-0818
RR 110
Farmingdale, NY
The Teddy Fund Inc
(631) 588-5417
2 Pearl St
Holbrook, NY
Lee Dyeing Corp
(518) 736-5232
328 N Perry St
Johnstown, NY
L I Turf Equipt Rentals Inc
(631) 584-6526
34 Richie Ct N
Saint James, NY
Jotap Equipment & Leasing Inc
(718) 370-2853
414 Spencer St
Staten Island, NY
Scaccia & Sons Leasing Co Inc
(718) 523-2003
10417 148th St
Jamaica, NY

Source: The Concrete Producer/Concrete Journal
Publication date: February 1, 1995

By John A. Koski

Abstract: Forklifts play a key role in handling a variety of materials and products. To keep them operating dependably and at peak efficiency, it is important to keep them properly maintained.

1. When servicing a forklift, choose a clean work area. Before starting inspection and repair, shut down the engine and release all hydraulic pressure. Block all moving parts securely, or lower them to full ground contact. Place all controls in neutral, block the wheels, and disconnect the battery.

2. Make sure stored fuel is kept free of contaminants such as dirt or water, and do not store it for extended periods of time. Change the fuel filter often and make sure tank is kept full to avoid condensation. Inspect and clean air filters often, in accordance with the owner's manual.

3. When lubricating, make sure grease fittings are clean. Do not damage the bearings by adding too much grease. Make sure you know the location of all grease fittings. Keep hydraulic oil clean. Contaminated oil can wear hydraulic components out quickly. If forklift is going to be stored for an extended period of time, make sure it is well lubricated and cleaned before storage.

4. Batteries should be kept clean and filled at all times.

Click here to read full article from The Concrete Producer

Related Articles