IN50002 Rev. C April 2009
1. 2. Do not raise a vehicle on the lift until the installation is completed as described in this manual. Anyone who will be in the vicinity of the lift when it is in use should read and refer to the following publications supplied with this lift: • • • • • 3. 4. 5. 6.“INSTALLATION AND OWNERS MANUAL”, I MAN 991022 “LIFTING IT RIGHT”, ALI SM93-1. “AUTOMOTIVE LIFT SAFETY TIPS”, ALI-ST90. “VEHICLE LIFTING POINTS FOR FRAME ENGAGING LIFTS”, ALI/LP-GUIDE. “SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR OPERATION, INSPECTION, AND MAINTENANCE”, ANSI/ALI ALOIM-1994.
Technicians should be trained to use and care for the lift by familiarizing themselves with the publications listed above. Thelift should never be operated by an untrained person. Always position the arms and adapters properly out of the way before pulling the vehicle into, or out of the bay. Failure to do so could damage the vehicle and/or the lift. Do not overload the lift. The capacity of the lift is shown on cover of this document. Positioning the vehicle is very important. Only trained technicians should positionthe vehicle on the lift. Never allow anyone to stand in the path of the vehicle as it is being positioned. Position the arms to the vehicle manufacturer’s recommended pickup points. Raise the lift until contact is made with the vehicle. Make sure that the arms have properly engaged the vehicle before raising the lift to a working height. Keep everyone clear of the lift when the lift is moving, thelocking mechanism is disengaged, or the vehicle is in danger of falling. Unauthorized personnel should never be in the shop area when the lift is in use.
10. Inspect the lift daily. The lift should never be operated if it has damaged components, or is malfunctioning. Only qualified technicians should service the lift. Replace damaged components with manufacturer’s parts, orequivalent. 11. Keep the area around the lift clear of obstacles. 12. Never override the self-returning lift controls. 13. Use safety stands when removing or installing heavy vehicle components. 14. Avoid excessive rocking of the vehicle when it is on the lift. 15. To reduce the risk of personal injury, keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, and all body parts away from moving parts. 16. To reduce the riskof electric shock, do not use the lift when wet, do not expose the lift to rain. 17. To reduce the risk of fire, do not operate equipment in the vicinity of open containers of flammable liquids (gasoline).
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18. Use the lift only as described in this manual, use only manufacturer’s recommended attachments. 19. Unusual vehicles, such as limousines, RV’s, andlong wheelbase vehicles, may not be suitable for lifting on this equipment. If necessary, consult with the manufacturer or the manufacturer’s representative. 20. The troubleshooting and maintenance procedures described in this manual can be done by the lift’s owner/employer. Any other procedure should only be performed by trained lift service personnel. These restricted procedures include, butare not limited to, the following: cylinder replacement, carriage and safety latch replacement, and leg replacement. 21. Anyone who will be in the vicinity of the lift when it is in use should familiarize themselves with following Caution, Warning, and Safety related decals supplied with this lift, and replace them if the are illegible or missing:
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1. 2. 3. 4. With lift lowered check the hydraulic fluid level. If necessary add oil as described in the Installation Instruction section of this manual Check carriage latch synching: Latches should click at the same time. If necessary adjust cables as described in the Installation Instruction section of this manual. Check tightness of all bolts. Check anchor bolt tightness. If...