WARNING – Failure to Follow Safety and Service Procedures, or if You are Not A Trained or Certified Mechanic/Welder When Servicing Trailer, May Cause Serious Injury or Damage. It is Recommended to Have your Trailer Serviced and Maintenanced by a Qualified Mechanic/Welder.
3 Months or 3,000 Miles
1. Adjust Brakes. (See Brake Adjustments and Procedures)
2. Check Torque of Wheel Lug Nuts. (See Torque Requirements &Sequence)
3. Inspect Tires for Bulging, Cuts, Damage, and Wear.
4. Check Wheels For Cracks, Dents, and Damage.
5. Check Fluid Level in Master Cylinder Reservoir. (If Applicable)
6 Months or 6,000 Miles
- Check Brake Magnets for Wear and Current Draw. Do Not get Grease or Oil on Brake Magnets.
- Check Vehicle Brake Controller for Proper Modulation and Amperage. (see Brake Controller’s Manufacturer’s Manual for Recommendations and Troubleshooting)
- Inspect All Suspension Parts Such as – Springs, Equalizers, Bushings, Hangers, Axles, Bolts and Nuts, Etc., for Bending, Damage, Cracking, Looseness, and Excessive Wear.
- Inspect Tilt Cylinder(s) and all Lines, Hoses, and Seals for Leaks, Wear, and Damage.
For 10K – 15K Axles
5. Check Camshaft Bushings for Wear and Breakage.
6. Check Slack Adjuster for Lubrication.
7. Check Anchor Pins and Rollers for Lubrication.
12 Months or 12,000 Miles
- Check Brake Linings for Wear and Contamination. Replacement is Necessary if Lining is Worn to Within 1/6” or Less. Keep Clean From Grease, Oil and Dirt.
- Check Brake Disk, Pads, Etc. for Wear and Damage. (If Applicable)
- Check all Brake Springs and Hardware for Stretch or Wear.
- Check Brake Cylinders (hydraulic) for Fluid Leaks and Sticking.
- Check Brake Lines for Cracks, Leaks, and Kinks.
- Check Brake & Light Wiring for Bare Spots, Fraying, Etc.
- Check Hub/Drums for Excessive Wear or Scoring. Keep CleanFrom Grease, Oil and Dirt.
- Check Hub/Wheel Bearings and Races for Corrosion and Wear.
- Repack Wheel Bearings with Grease/Oil. (See Lubricants)
- Check Seals for Leakage. Replace if Removed.
- Check Axle Springs For Damage, Wear, and Loss of Arch.
- Inspect Hangers & Welds for Cracking and Wear.
- Grease Jacks, Hinges, and Bolt Grease Fittings.
FRAME AND STRUCTURE
- Inspect All Frame & Welds for – Signs of Bending, Cracking, and Damage Due to Stress and Wear. (Main Frame, Sub Frame, Tongue/ Neck and Crossmembers)
- Inspect All Trailer Parts Such as – Couplers/Pintles, Jacks, Fenders, Safety Chains, Axles, Wheels, Etc. , for Cracking, Damage, and Wear.
NOTE: Inspection of Hubs & Drums, Bearings, Races, Seals, Brake Parts, Etc., Requires Hub/Drum Removal.