J25B J30B J35B [B160]
This section has a description and the service proce-
dures for the parts of the frame. These parts include
the counterweight assembly, overhead guard, hydraulic
tank, access panels, and decal positions.
The frame is a single weldment. The frame has mounts
for the counterweight, overhead guard, upright, steer-
ing trunnion, and transaxle assembly. The hy-
draulic tank is part of the frame weldment and is
found in the steering compartment behind the
FIGURE 1. FRAME AND CONNECTED PARTS
battery compartment. A hood is the access cover
over the battery compartment, hydraulic tank, and
the top of the steering trunnion. The hood is fastened
to the counterweight with a hinge. An access panel
on the right side of the frame protects the electronic
controller from dirt and water.
Three sizes of battery compartments are available for
the J25-35A series of lift trucks. The frames are simi-
lar in design, but have three different lengths because
of the different battery compartments. The three
lengths of the battery compartments are 42.5 cm
(16.75 in), 60 cm (23.5 in), and 67.3 cm (26.5 in).
The remainder of the frame parts is the same.
The weight of the battery is the main part of the coun-
terweight system on an electric lift truck. The
Do not operate the lift truck without the
overhead guard correctly fastened to the
A. Remove the battery as described in the section
B. Access to the capscrews that hold the overhead
guard to the counterweight is from the battery com-
partment. Remove the two capscrews and washers.
C. Remove the four capscrews (two each side) that
hold the overhead guard to the cowl.
D. Use a lifting device to lift the overhead guard from
the lift truck.
Put the overhead guard on the lift tuck. Apply Loctite
290 or equivalent to the two capscrews that hold the
overhead guard to the counterweight. In