Common Problems And Solutions
If you use and maintain your equipment properly, it will give you many years of service. Follow the
maintenance instructions carefully to keep your equipment in good working condition. Never perform any
maintenance on the equipment while it is under a load.
You should inspect the product for damage, wear, broken or missing parts (e.g.: pins) and that all components
function before each use. Follow lubrication and storage instructions for optimum product performance.
If the product binds while under a load, use equipment with equal or a larger load capacity to lower the load
safely to the ground. After un-binding; clean, lubricate and test that equipment is working properly. Rusty
components, dirt, or worn parts can be causes of binding Clean and lubricate the equipment as indicated in
the lubrication section. Test the equipment by lifting without a load. If the binding continues contact Customer
If the moving parts of the equipment are obstructed, use cleaning solvent or another good degreaser to clean
the equipment. Remove any existing rust, with a penetrating lubricant.
This equipment will not operate safely without proper lubrication. Using the equipment without proper
lubrication will result in poor performance and damage to the equipment. Some parts in this equipment are not
self-lubricating inspect the equipment before use and lubricate when necessary. After cleaning, lubricate the
equipment using light penetrating oil, lubricating spray.
Use a good lubricant on all moving parts.
For light duty use lubrication once a month.
For heavy and constant use lubrication recommended every week.
NEVER USE SANDPAPER OR ABRASIVE MATERIAL ON THESE SURFACES!
Check rams and pump plungers on the power unit assemblies daily for any signs of rust or corrosion.
Without a load lift the equipment as high as it goes and look under and behind the lifting points. If signs of rust
are visible clean as needed.
Some models contain grease fittings the will regularly need to be greased and lubricated.
Storing the Jack
1. Lower the Lifting Arm.
2. Place the handle in the upright position.
3. Store in a dry location, recommended indoors.
Note: If the jack is stored outdoors, be sure to lubricate all parts before and after use to ensure the jack stays
in good working condition. Always store jack in the fully retracted postion when stored in outdoor or caustic
enviroments that can cause corrosion and/or rust.