Table 2-1. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) (Con?).
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
PROCEDURE: Check for and have Repaired, Filled, or
Adjusted as required.
ROADSIDE OF SEMITRAILER (Con't)
p. Gage tires for proper inflation. Inflate tires to
95 psi (655 kPa).
Cautiously feel each wheel hub and
drum. Wheel hubs or drums may be
hot. Failure to follow this warning may
result in burns.
q. Cautiously feel each wheel hub and drum.
Check for a wheel hub or drum that is hotter or
cooler than others. Overheating could indicate
improperly adjusted or defective wheel bearings
or a locked-up brake. A cool wheel hub and
drum could indicate an inoperative brake.
Report any a b n o r m a l c o n d i t i o n s t o u n i t
r. Check that chock blocks are present (see
REAR OF SEMITRAILER
a. Pull on cable (25) at semitrailer bumper to
open a i r r e s e r v o i r d r a i n c o c k s . Allow all
accumulated moisture to drain. When no more
water sprays or drips from air reservoirs,
release cable pull to close draincocks.
b. Remove security bolt (24). Place a suitable
drain pan under sump drain (26). If tank is
empty, pull on control lever (23) and allow any
drain from sump. If tank is loaded, operate
is drained. Push on control lever to close sump
drain. Install security bolt.
c. Check that electrical conduit (2) at rear is
properly supported by clips (5) and is not