Recommended Maintenance Schedule(s)
|Maintenance Service Interval||Maintenance Procedure|
|Before each use or daily||
If you leave the key in the traction unit ignition switch while the grapple rake is attached, someone could accidently start the engine and seriously injure you or other bystanders.
Remove the key from the ignition switch before you do any maintenance.
Greasing the Pivot Points
Grease Type: General-purpose grease.
Lower the loader arms, close the grapple jaws, turn the key to the OFF position, and remove the key from the ignition switch.
Clean the grease fittings with a rag.
Connect a grease gun to each fitting (Figure 6).
Pump grease into the fittings until grease begins to ooze out of the bearings (approximately 3 pumps).
Wipe up any excess grease.