Lexington, KY 40510
IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE
Read and understand all safety precautions and
warnings before performing repairs on lift trucks.
Appropriate service methods and proper repair procedures are essential to the safe, reliable operation of industrial
trucks as well as the personal safety of the individual doing the work. This Service Manual provides general
directions for accomplishing service and repair work with tested, effective techniques. Following them will help
assure successful repair and reliable truck operation.
There are numerous variations in procedures, techniques, tools, and parts for servicing industrial trucks, as well
as in the skill of the individual doing the work. This manual cannot possibly anticipate all such variations and
provide advice or precautions as to each. Accordingly, anyone departing from the instructions provided in this
manual through procedures used or choice of tools, materials, and parts may jeopardize his or her personal safety
and/or the safety of the vehicle user.
Improper or careless techniques cause accidents. Don’t take chances with incorrect or damaged equipment.
Read and understand the procedures for safe operation and maintenance outlined in this manual.
STAY ALERT! Follow safety rules, regulations and procedures. Accidents can be avoided by recognizing
dangerous procedures or situations before they occur.
DRIVE AND WORK SAFELY and follow the safety signs and their messages displayed on the truck and in this
The following list contains general precautions that should be followed when working on a lift truck:
• Always wear safety glasses for eye protection.
• Remove rings, watches, loose jewelry and open clothing before working on a vehicle, to avoid serious
• Do not smoke while working on a vehicle.
• Put key switch in the OFF position, unless otherwise required by the procedure.
• Set the parking brake