Maintenance Checklist

If you stay ready, you never have to get ready. Be prepared for whatever winter throws your way by being proactive with snowplow, spreader and truck maintenance.

  PLOW, SPREADER & TRUCK MAINTENANCE PRESEASON SERVICE   PRE, DURING & POST EVENT CHECKS
    Plow Spreader Truck   Plow Spreader Truck
1 Ensure equipment is properly mounted to the truck (in accordance with manufacturers recommendations) X X     X X  
2 Clean and tighten all electrical connections as well as apply dielectric grease to prevent corrosion X X     X X  
3 Check hydraulic system for leaks and cracked or damaged hoses X X     X X  
4 Check cutting edge wear X       X    
5 Check hydraulic fluid level         X    
6 Drain the hydraulic system and refill with recommended hydraulic fluid (check website for instructions and owner’s manual) X            
7 Replace worn or damaged parts X X     X X  
8 Check all mounting points and tighten fasteners and verify that all cotter pins are in place (if required) X X X   X X X
9 Repaint as necessary to protect exposed metal from rust or corrosion X X          
10 Lubricate all grease fittings and any other pivot point recommended in your owner’s manual X X     X X  
11 Ensure headlamps are adjusted properly X            
12 Inspect belts and chains, adjust or replace if necessary   X          
13 Ensure conveyor chain is adjusted properly   X       X  
14 Wash out the hopper and rinse all external surfaces   X       X  
15 Ensure backup camera is setup and working properly (if required)   X X     X X
16 Perform function check after servicing including accessories X X          
17 Ensure ballast is properly installed in your truck (if required)     X       X
18 Inspect and test the battery as well as charging system, replace or repair if necessary     X        
19 Confirm proper operation of the windshield wipers, heater, any auxiliary lights, and back up alarm (if required)     X       X
20 Verify your tires are properly inflated and are in a good serviceable condition     X       X
21 Vehicle walk around to confirm everything is in good working order             X
22 All vehicle manufacturer recommended services at the appropriate interval     X        

Freeze guard™ GREASE

EXTREME DEFENSE™ GREASE
#72901 14oz Cartridge
#72902 7 lb Pail
#72903 120 lb Tote
#72904 400 lb Drum

Dielectric Grease

Dielectric Grease
#22400K 2 oz tube

EZ Flow HYDRAULIC FLUID

HIGH PERFORMANCE HYDRAULIC FLUID
#28531 1 quart, 12 per case
#28532 1 gallon, 6 per case

factory original PAINT

PAINT
#5242 Yellow 12oz spray can, painted
#27242 Yellow 12oz spray can, powder coated
#5492Y Yellow quart
#5490Y Yellow gallon
#20498 Black 12oz spray can, powder coated
#27700 Silver 12oz spray can