Your Essential Forklift Maintenance Checklist
Your forklift servicing could be the thing that saves you thousands every year.
Like all machinery, forklifts need upkeep and maintenance to ensure proper performance at all times. As the number one supplier of forklifts in the UK, Trucks Direct know all there is to know about taking care of forklifts and MHE.
So download our handy maintenance checklist today and read on to learn about the daily, monthly and annual checks you should be doing on your forklift fleet.
Why Should I Undertake Forklift Servicing?
You should maintain your forklift daily, monthly and annually. Of course, the maintenance tasks vary across the different checklists.
Doing so regularly is essential to keeping your fleet up and running. By implementing regular maintenance, you can save money by not shedding on a new machine.
How Do I Maintain My Forklift?
Maintaining your forklift doesn’t have to be a laborious task, which is why we have made our simple maintenance checklists. Electric forklift user? Don’t worry, our comprehensive checklists cover electric forklift maintenance too.
We have checklists to make your daily, monthly and annual maintenance, a piece of cake.
- Inspect tyres
- Check fuel levels
- Test machine’s horns and lights
- Check engine oil levels
- Check safety features such as brakes, alarms and lights
- Change the engine oil
- Clean the air filter
- Inspect the machine for any cracks
- Check the battery (electric forklift maintenance)
- Lubricate the mass components and chassis
- Brake fluid
- Engine coolant
- Fuel filter
- Lube in drive hubs
- Water separator
- Fuel strainer
- Reverse lights
- Brake pedal switch
- Direction switch
Trucks Direct, the UK’s No.1 Provider of Forklifts
Now you’ve seen or downloaded our full checklists, it’s time to get your forklift fleet up to scratch.
Or are you looking for your perfect forklift? If so, you’re in the right place with Trucks Direct.