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Vfis show mod viii

  1. 1. Module VIIIVehicle Inspections and Maintenance Goal To have the participant understand and perform routine maintenance of their emergency vehicles and their role and responsibility in the process.
  2. 2. Module VIII Vehicle Inspections and MaintenanceObjectives1. Explain the value and importance of regular vehicles inspections.2. Identify the major component systems of an emergency vehicle.3. Describe how to perform pre- and post-trip inspections.
  3. 3. Module VIII Vehicle Inspections and Maintenance4. List the three types of preventive maintenance.5. Explain the role of the emergency vehicle driver in performing certain vehicle inspections and maintenance functions.6. Describe the importance of keeping accurate and complete records.
  4. 4. Emergency Vehicle Components• Chassis• Body• Primary Function Components (task or mission)• Auxiliary Systems
  5. 5. Emergency Vehicle ComponentsChassis – Frame – Suspension System – Steering and Braking Systems – Power Train Components
  6. 6. Emergency Vehicle Components• Body• Primary Function• Auxiliary Systems
  7. 7. Inspections• Pre-trip• Post-trip
  8. 8. Inspection ChecklistPre-trip – Vehicle Overview – Check the Engine Compartment – Start Engine and Check Inside Cab – Check Headlights, Signal Lights, Warning Lights, and Audio Devices – Conduct Walk Around Inspection – Check Controls and Indicators – Check Brake System (air brakes)
  9. 9. InspectionsPost-Trip – Cleaning of Vehicle. – Replacing Supplies. – Inventory Equipment. – Re-fueling and Checking Fluid Levels, If Justified. – Report Any Unusual Occurrences or Malfunctions.
  10. 10. Pre & Post Trip Recommendations• Conduct inspection in same way each time and use a written check list• Report in writing any deficiencies• Drive the vehicle on a weekly basis
  11. 11. Preventive Maintenance• A comprehensive program of regular inspection, adjustment, and/or replenishment.
  12. 12. Preventive Maintenance Benefits• Safety• Costs• Operational Effectiveness• Liability• Basis for Purchasing Decisions
  13. 13. Types of Preventive Maintenance• Routine Maintenance• Scheduled Maintenance• Crisis Maintenance
  14. 14. Types of Preventive MaintenanceRoutine – Fluid Level Checks – Wheels and Tires – Electrical Systems and Devices
  15. 15. Types of Preventive MaintenanceScheduled – Manufacturer’s Recommended Schedule – Amount of Use – Organizational Policy – Professional Standards
  16. 16. Types of Preventive MaintenanceCrisis – Classification A (immediate) – Classification B (as soon as possible) – Classification C (next P.M.)
  17. 17. Role of the Emergency Vehicle Driver• Battery or Batteries• Braking System• Coolant System• Electrical System• Fuel• Hydraulic Fluids
  18. 18. Role of the Emergency Vehicle Driver• Lubrication• Oil (engine)• Tires• Steering System• Belts• Tools, Appliances, and Equipment
  19. 19. Role of the Emergency Vehicle Driver• Document the need for maintenance on the assigned vehicle.• Verify that the requested and needed maintenance was performed.• Follow established departmental guidelines for taking the vehicle out of service.
  20. 20. Recordkeeping• Maintenance Records• Operational Records
  21. 21. QUESTIONS 800-233-1957 www.vfis.com

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