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1

NFPA 1002 requires the driver/operator to have certain
______ skills.

preventative maintenance

2

Maintenance:

keeping apparatus in a state of readiness

3

Repair:

to restore or replace that which has become inoperable

4

the purpose of preventative maintenance is to:

try and eliminate unexpected and catastrophic apparatus
failures that could put FFs and the public in mortal danger
and put property at risk

5

NFPA 1071

Std. for Emergency Vehicle Technician PQs

6

All driver/operators must be trained to use their
department's ______.

record keeping system

7

when cleaning an apparatus, take care not to _____.

strip away all necessary lubrication

8

if apparatuses require wax, generally they should not be applied until the paint is at least ______.

6 months old

9

the _____ or _____ method is a type of pretrip inspection

circle
walk-around

10

the circle or walk-around pretrip starts at the ______
and works in a _____ pattern

driver's door
clockwise

11

3 things to look for when approaching an apparatus

excessive leaning
leaking fluids
obvious damage

12

diesel exhaust is known to emit ______ which is
carcinogenic

benzene derivatives

13

look for unusual accumulations of _____ on the wheels

brake dust

14

trails of fluid on to the wheel or tire from the _____
are unacceptable

hub seals with axle gear oil

15

Springs on each side of the vehicle should have
approximately the _____ of deflection.

same amount

16

7 things to check for tire condition. in addition, check for
proper _____ and the condition of the _____.

tire condition (cupping, cracking, tread depth, gouging,
cuts, tread separation, penetrating objects)
inflation
valve stem

17

all compartment doors should be opened to make sure
that compartment _____ are operating and to allow
for all _____ inside to be inspected.

lights
equipment

18

remember to make sure that all ______ is on the vehicle

reflective striping

19

all electrical switches should be _____ when starting
the apparatus

off

20

the speedometer should be at or very near 0 when
parked, if not the gauge could be _____ or the truck
might be in _____.

defective
pump

21

all gauges should operate withing the manufacturer's
_____.

intended limits

22

hearing protection must be worn when personnel are
exposed to noise levels in excess of _____.

90 dB

23

load management systems are designed to:

prevent an overload of the vehicle's electrical generation
system

24

a _____ turns on various lights at specified intervals.

load sequencer

25

the _____ watches the system for added electrical loads
that threaten to overload the system.

load monitor

26

if an overload condition occurs, the load monitor will
shut down _____ electrical equipment to prevent an
overload. this is known as _____.

less important
load shedding

27

free play:

the distance the clutch pedal must be pushed before the
throw-out bearing actually contacts the clutch release
fingers

28

insufficient free play will cause the clutch to _____ and
will shorten the life of the _____.

slip, overheat, and wear out sooner
throw-out bearing

29

excessive free play may result in the clutch not _____
which can cause _____, _____, and _____.

releasing completely
harsh shifting, gear clash, damage to gear teeth

30

steering wheel play should be no more than _____
in either direction

10 degrees

31

According to NFPA _____, new apparatus must be brought to a complete stop from 20mph in _____ on a
dry, paved surface.

1901
35' or less

32

the parking brake must hold the apparatus on a grade
up to _____.

20%

33

If air brakes are on an apparatus, air pressure must build
up to a sufficient level for vehicle operations within ___.

60 seconds

34

if air brakes are on an apparatus, air horns must not
be allowed to operate if the pressure goes below ____.

80 psi

35

when testing the road brakes, drive at _____ then push
the brake pedal firmly. the apparatus should stop in ____.
when doing this, check for ______ and for _____.

5 mph
20' or less
mushiness
the vehicle pulling strong to one side

36

the parking brake must also bring the vehicle to a stop
in _____ or less when traveling at _____.

20'
5 mph

37

automatic transmission fluid should be checked when the vehicle is ______.

running

38

all fluid levels should be checked _____.

visually

39

test your truck's _____ according to manufacturer's
instructions. know how to reset your truck!

emergency shutdown

40

some vehicle's coolant reservoir has 2 marks. one
for when the engine is ____ and the other for when the
engine is _____.

hot
cold

41

when checking fan blades, remember that some are
electronically activated and can _____ at any time.

start up

42

for batteries that are unsealed, add _____ to cells in
which the electrolyte levels are low

distilled water

43

some power steering reservoirs must be checked
when the engine is _____.

running and at normal operating temp.

44

SAE

society of automotive engineers

45

when using a grease gun, clean the _____ first. operate
the pump handle only until _____ is felt otherwise you
could damage rubber _____.

fitting
resistance
grease seals

46

batteries produce explosive _____ when charged.

hydrogen gas

47

the black (negative) cable should be attached to _____.

the vehicle frame

48

checking and cleaning intake filters should be done ___.

weekly

49

operate the pump primer with all gates closed _____.

weekly

50

while pumping operate the ______ valve every _____.

week

51

check _____ for excessive leaks every ____.

packing glands
week

52

check the _____ for proper oil level and traces of ____
every _____.

pump gear box
water
week

53

test the accuracy of the foam proportioning system
every _____.

week