Flashcards in PADO(2nd)-Chapter 3 Deck (53):
NFPA 1002 requires the driver/operator to have certain
keeping apparatus in a state of readiness
to restore or replace that which has become inoperable
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
Std. for Emergency Vehicle Technician PQs
All driver/operators must be trained to use their
record keeping system
when cleaning an apparatus, take care not to _____.
strip away all necessary lubrication
if apparatuses require wax, generally they should not be applied until the paint is at least ______.
6 months old
the _____ or _____ method is a type of pretrip inspection
the circle or walk-around pretrip starts at the ______
and works in a _____ pattern
3 things to look for when approaching an apparatus
diesel exhaust is known to emit ______ which is
look for unusual accumulations of _____ on the wheels
trails of fluid on to the wheel or tire from the _____
hub seals with axle gear oil
Springs on each side of the vehicle should have
approximately the _____ of deflection.
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)
all compartment doors should be opened to make sure
that compartment _____ are operating and to allow
for all _____ inside to be inspected.
remember to make sure that all ______ is on the vehicle
all electrical switches should be _____ when starting
the speedometer should be at or very near 0 when
parked, if not the gauge could be _____ or the truck
might be in _____.
all gauges should operate withing the manufacturer's
hearing protection must be worn when personnel are
exposed to noise levels in excess of _____.
load management systems are designed to:
prevent an overload of the vehicle's electrical generation
a _____ turns on various lights at specified intervals.
the _____ watches the system for added electrical loads
that threaten to overload the system.
if an overload condition occurs, the load monitor will
shut down _____ electrical equipment to prevent an
overload. this is known as _____.
the distance the clutch pedal must be pushed before the
throw-out bearing actually contacts the clutch release
insufficient free play will cause the clutch to _____ and
will shorten the life of the _____.
slip, overheat, and wear out sooner
excessive free play may result in the clutch not _____
which can cause _____, _____, and _____.
harsh shifting, gear clash, damage to gear teeth
steering wheel play should be no more than _____
in either direction
According to NFPA _____, new apparatus must be brought to a complete stop from 20mph in _____ on a
dry, paved surface.
35' or less
the parking brake must hold the apparatus on a grade
up to _____.
If air brakes are on an apparatus, air pressure must build
up to a sufficient level for vehicle operations within ___.
if air brakes are on an apparatus, air horns must not
be allowed to operate if the pressure goes below ____.
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 _____.
20' or less
the vehicle pulling strong to one side
the parking brake must also bring the vehicle to a stop
in _____ or less when traveling at _____.
automatic transmission fluid should be checked when the vehicle is ______.
all fluid levels should be checked _____.
test your truck's _____ according to manufacturer's
instructions. know how to reset your truck!
some vehicle's coolant reservoir has 2 marks. one
for when the engine is ____ and the other for when the
engine is _____.
when checking fan blades, remember that some are
electronically activated and can _____ at any time.
for batteries that are unsealed, add _____ to cells in
which the electrolyte levels are low
some power steering reservoirs must be checked
when the engine is _____.
running and at normal operating temp.
society of automotive engineers
when using a grease gun, clean the _____ first. operate
the pump handle only until _____ is felt otherwise you
could damage rubber _____.
batteries produce explosive _____ when charged.
the black (negative) cable should be attached to _____.
the vehicle frame
checking and cleaning intake filters should be done ___.
operate the pump primer with all gates closed _____.
while pumping operate the ______ valve every _____.
check _____ for excessive leaks every ____.
check the _____ for proper oil level and traces of ____
pump gear box