MAINTENANCE OF FORKLIFTS - OD1660 - LESSON 1/TASK 2
The gauge is calibrated in six gallon increments.
The fuel tank
holds approximately 27 gallons of fuel.
Therefore, when the fuel
gauge indicates half-full, there is approximately 13 gallons of fuel
(3) Engine Oil Pressure Indicator Light (3).
lights up when the ignition switch is in the ON position and turns
off when the engine starts. It also lights up when the oil pressure
is low. The engine must be turned off when the indicator is on and
the oil pressure gauge indicator is below 50 psi.
The indicator is
electrically connected to the engine oil pressure switch located on
If the oil
pressure indicates normal, operation can continue but the OIL
PRESSURE light abnormality must be reported to IDS maintenance.
(4) Engine Water Temperature Indicator (4). This indicator lights
up to indicate that the engine is overheating.
It is electrically
The indicator lights up when the switch closes at 205F. If
the indicator comes on during operation, stop the operation and allow
the engine to idle for five minutes. If the indicator light is still
on after five minutes, the engine should be turned off and checked
for the probable cause.
(5) Alternator Indicator Light (5). This indicator lights up when
the ignition switch is in the ON position. When the engine starts,
the indicator light goes off.
The indicator also lights up to
indicate that the battery is not charging and that a problem exists
in the system.
(6) Hydraulic Filter Indicator Light (6).
This indicator lights
up when the hydraulic filter is clogged and requires replacement. It
is electrically connected to the hydraulic oil filter switch located
in the filter head.
indicators will light up when the ignition switch
is placed in the LAMP TEST position.