cdl pre trip words

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  1. Engine
    OIL LEVEL
    check and mention, in safe operating range
  2. COOLANT LEVEL
    • check and mention. Observe sight glass if engine is hot.
    • Remove radiator cap and observe level if cold
  3. POWER STEERING FLUID
    check and mention, above refill mark
  4. WATER PUMP
    not leaking, belts are tight
  5. AIR COMPRESSOR
    • mounted & secure, not leaking, belts are tight or gear
    • driven
  6. ALTERNATOR
    mounted and secure
  7. ALTERNATOR WIRE
    connections are not frayed or loose
  8. BELTS
    Secure, have proper tension, are not loose
  9. WINDSHIELD WIPERS
    • Proper tension, making contact, blade condition is
    • acceptable
  10. TRACTOR (LEFT SIDE, AXLE ONE)
    STEERING

    STEERING GEAR BOX



    • mounted & secure, not
    • leaking, no missing bolts
  11. STEERING LINKAGE
    mounted & secure
  12. TIE ROD
    secure, not broken
  13. COTTER PIN
    not missing
  14. FRONT SUSPENSION
    SPRINGS
    • not cracked or broken -- none
    • missing
  15. MOUNTS
    secure, not broken, no missing parts or bolts
  16. SHOCK
    mounted & secure, not leaking
  17. U-BOLTS
    secure, not broken
  18. FRONT BRAKE
    SLACK ADJUSTER
    • (single chamber)– No more
    • than one inch of free travel when pulled by hand, approx 90 degree angle to
    • the pushrod when applied.
  19. PINS
    secure, not missing
  20. BRAKE CHAMBER
    secure, clamps (or bands) tight
  21. HOSES / LINES
    not cracked, frayed or rubbing
  22. DRUM
    not cracked, no missing pieces
  23. BRAKE LINING
    not less than ¼ inch
  24. FRONT WHEEL
    RIM (INSIDE)
    • not cracked, no non-factory
    • welds
  25. TIRE (INSIDE)
    no cuts or bulges; at least 4/32 inch tread
  26. SEAL (INSIDE)
    not leaking
  27. RIM (OUTSIDE
    not cracked, no non-factory welds
  28. TIRE (OUTSIDE)
    no cuts or bulges
  29. TIRE
    has proper inflation
  30. HUB OIL SEAL (OUTSIDE)
    not leaking
  31. LUG NUTS
    • tight, none missing, no streaks extending from lug nuts (steel
    • wheel - rust streaks / aluminum wheel - black streaks)
  32. VALVE STEM/CAP
    stem straight, cap present
  33. SIDE/UNDER VEHICLE (LEFT)
    DOOR / MIRROR
    • mounted
    • and secure, no broken or cracked glass
  34. EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT - (F.E.T.)
    * Spare fuses if no circuit breakers

    • * Extinguisher; mounted securely,
    • properly rated and reading charge
    • * 3 emergency triangles
  35. FUEL TANK
    mounted secure, straps secure
  36. FUEL CAP GASKETS
    secure, not missing
  37. FUEL LEAKS
    none
  38. FUEL LEVEL
    Check and mention
  39. DRIVE SHAFT
    secure, no apparent damage
  40. EXHAUST SYSTEM
    mounted and secure, no leaks
  41. FRAME
    not cracked, no welds, no bolts missing
  42. BATTERY BOX
    secure, not leaking
  43. TRACTOR COUPLING AREA (LEFT)
    AIR / ELECTRIC LINES
    / GLAD HANDS
    no cuts, leaks, seals not damaged, not rubbing
  44. CAT WALK
    mounted and secure
  45. QUARTER FENDER
    mounted and secure
  46. LEFT SIDE, AXLE 2
    SUSPENSION
    SPRINGS
    • not cracked or broken and none
    • missing
  47. AIR BAG
    (if applicable) -- inflated, no cuts, secure, not leaking
  48. MOUNTS
    secure, not broken
  49. U-BOLTS
    secure, not broken
  50. RADIUS LEAF/ROD
    secure, not broken
  51. STABILIZER (if applicable)
    mounted and secure
  52. SHOCK (if applicable)
    secure, not leaking
  53. BRAKE
    SLACK ADJUSTER:
    • Single Chamber: No more than one inch of free (Service) travel when pulled
    • by hand, approx 90 degree angle to pushrod when applied. Double
    • Chamber: Approximate 90 degree angle (Service & Park) to pushrod when
    • applied
  54. BRAKE CHAMBER
    secure, clamps (bands) tight
  55. HOSES/LINES
    not cracked, frayed or rubbing
  56. DRUM
    not cracked, no missing pieces
  57. BRAKE LININGS
    not less than ¼ inch
  58. WHEEL
    RIM (INSIDE)
    • not cracked, no non-factory
    • welds
  59. TIRE (INSIDE)
    no cuts or bulges, 2/32 tread depth
  60. SEAL (INSIDE)
    not leaking
  61. RIM (OUTSIDE)
    not cracked, no non-factory welds
  62. TIRE (OUTSIDE)
    no cuts or bulges, 2/32 tread depth
  63. TIRE
    proper inflation
  64. SEAL (OUTSIDE)
    not leaking
  65. LUG NUTS
    • tight, none missing, no streaks extending from lug nuts (steel
    • wheel - rust streaks / aluminum wheel - black streaks)
  66. SPACER
    • no spacer with Disc type rims - only with spoke type rims; no
    • foreign objects lodged between duals
  67. VALVE STEM/CAP
    straight with cap present
  68. COUPLING:
    FIFTH WHEEL SLIDE PLATFORM
    • not cracked,
    • no welds, bolts not broken or missing
  69. FIFTH WHEEL PLATE
    not cracked, no foreign objects
  70. LOCKING JAWS
    (with trailer) closed, in locked position
  71. RELEASE ARM
    in, in locked position
  72. SLIDING 5TH WHEEL LOCKING PINS
    locked in position
  73. MOUNTING BOLTS
    secure, none missing
  74. REPEAT: Suspension, Brake & Wheel For
    AXLE 3, LEFT SIDE
  75. REAR OF TRACTOR
    SPLASH GUARD
    • secure
  76. REPEAT: SUSPENSION, BRAKE & WHEEL AXLE 3,
    RIGHT SIDE

    REPEAT: COUPLING (except release arm) RIGHT SIDE

    REPEAT: SUSPENSION, BRAKE & WHEEL AXLE 2, RIGHT SIDE

    REPEAT: SIDE / UNDER VEHICLE RIGHT SIDE

    REPEAT: FRONT SUSPENSION, BRAKE & WHEEL AXLE 1, RIGHT SIDE


  77. INSIDE CAB
    CLUTCH
    PEDAL
    1 ½ to 2 inches of free travel
  78. STEERING PLAY
    • no more than 10 degrees - (2 inches on a 20
    • inch wheel)
  79. GAUGES:
    • Oil Pressure – Normal
    • operating range
    • Water Temp -- Rising
    • Air Pressure – Rising
    • Ammeter/Voltmeter – in the green
  80. WINDSHIELD
    Not broken, no cracks
  81. WINDSHIELD WIPERS
    operational
  82. LIGHTING INDICATORS
    functional
  83. HORNS
    at least one horn working
  84. HEATER/DEFROSTER
    working
  85. MIRRORS
    not broken, no cracks
  86. GEARSHIFT
    in neutral
  87. TRAILER FRONT
    AIR / ELECTRIC CONNECTIONS
    secure, glad hand seals not damaged
  88. HEADER BOARD
    secure, in good repair
  89. KINGPIN/APRON
    not cracked, not worn
  90. SIDE OF TRAILER (LEFT)
    LANDING GEAR
    • secure and
    • in raised position
  91. HANDLE LOCKED
    secured
  92. SPARE TIRE / SPARE TIRE RACK
    secure (if applicable)
  93. DOOR / TIES
    secure
  94. FRAME CROSS MEMBERS
    not bent, broken, or missing
  95. AIR LINES / HOSES
    secure, at least 18 inches off the ground
  96. SLIDING TANDEM PIN/S
    pins are locked in
  97. RELEASE ARM
    secure, in locked position
  98. REPEAT: SUSPENSION, BRAKE & WHEEL AXLE 4,
    LEFT SIDE

    REPEAT: SUSPENSION, BRAKE & WHEEL AXLE 5, LEFT SIDE
  99. REAR OF TRAILER
    LICENSE PLATE
    • present, clean, secured and current
  100. BUMPER
    ICC bumper mounted secure
  101. DOORS and HINGES
    locked and secure, not broken
  102. LIGHTS
    clean and in proper working order
  103. SPLASH GUARDS
    present
  104. REPEAT: SUSPENSION, BRAKE & WHEEL AXLE
    5, RIGHT SIDE

    REPEAT: SUSPENSION, BRAKE & WHEEL AXLE 4, RIGHT SIDE

    REPEAT: SIDE OF TRAILER (except handle) RIGHT SIDE


  105. LIGHTS / REFLECTORS
    Tractor & Trailer
    Clearance

    Headlights

    Tail lights

    Turn Signals

    4 Way Flashers

    Brake Lights

    Reflectors
  106. BRAKE CHECKS:
    Hold Down

    Pump Down

    Tugs

    · Trailer spring

    · Tractor spring

    · Trailer Service

    Tractor Service Roll Ahead
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Card Set:
cdl pre trip words
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2011-04-07 04:55:34
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