Maintenance Checklist

If you stay ready, you never have to get ready. Be prepared for whatever winter throws your way by being proactive with snowplow, spreader and truck maintenance.

Contact your local SnowEx® dealer for factory original parts and to schedule reliable service.

 PLOW, SPREADER & TRUCK MAINTENANCEPRESEASON SERVICEPRE, DURING & POST EVENT CHECKS
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1Ensure equipment is properly mounted to the truck (in accordance with manufacturers recommendations)XXXX
2Clean and tighten all electrical connections as well as apply dielectric grease to prevent corrosionXXXX
3Check hydraulic system for leaks and cracked or damaged hosesXXXX
4Check cutting edge wearXX
5Check hydraulic fluid levelX
6Drain the hydraulic system and refill with recommended hydraulic fluid (check website for instructions and owner’s manual)X
7Replace worn or damaged partsXXXX
8Check all mounting points and tighten fasteners and verify that all cotter pins are in place (if required)XXXXXX
9Repaint as necessary to protect exposed metal from rust or corrosionXX
10Lubricate all grease fittings and any other pivot point recommended in your owner’s manualXXXX
11Ensure headlamps are adjusted properlyX
12Inspect belts and chains, adjust or replace if necessary X
13Ensure conveyor chain is adjusted properlyXX
14Wash out the hopper and rinse all external surfacesXX
15Ensure backup camera is setup and working properly (if required)XXXX
16Perform function check after servicing including accessoriesXX
17Ensure ballast is properly installed in your truck (if required)XX
18Inspect and test the battery as well as charging system, replace or repair if necessary X
19Confirm proper operation of the windshield wipers, heater, any auxiliary lights, and back up alarm (if required) XX
20Verify your tires are properly inflated and are in a good serviceable conditionXX
21Vehicle walk around to confirm everything is in good working orderX
22All vehicle manufacturer recommended services at the appropriate intervalX

ARCTIMAXX™ GREASE

  
#7290514oz Cartridge
#729067 lb Pail
#72907120 lb Tote
#72908400 lb Drum

HYDRAULIC FLUID

  
#84497Quart
#84491Gallon
#84492

TOUCH-UP PAINT

  
#84478Red (Spray Can)
#84479Yellow (Spray Can)
#84480Gray (Spray Can)
#84481Black (Spray Can)
#84482Primer (Spray Can)
#84483Black (Quart)
#84484Primer (Quart)
#84485Gray (Quart)