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MINIMIZE YOUR DOWNTIME

PREVENTATIVE FORKLIFT MAINTENANCE

Forklift performance is an important of part of your operation. Preventative Forklift Maintenance will help ensure your equipment is running properly, avoiding costly downtime and extending the life cycle of the equipment. Ultimately, Planned Forklift Maintenance saves you real dollars.

PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE PLANS

THE BENEFITS OF BEING PROACTIVE

Even the most dependable equipment requires basic attention to ensure it provides the day-to-day performance required to run your operation. Not only that, a commitment to being proactive can have massive impact on the long-term value and life expectancy of your forklifts.

Reduction of
Unexpected Breakdown

Improved Equipment
Reliability

Decrease in Expensive
Parts Replacement

Better Parts
Inventory Management

Improved
Resale Value

Extended
Equipment Life

OSHA Required
Standards & Safety

Preventative Maintenance can reduce machinery repair bills by 25%.

WHY CHOOSE HODGE TO MANAGE YOUR FLEET?

A COMPLETE MAINTENANCE SOLUTION

At Hodge, we analyze your equipment and how it's used in your operation. With that knowledge we build a customized maintenance plan for your operation and budget. Our team works with you to execute that plan to keep your forklifts and operation running smoothly.

forklift operator inspecting wires

CONVENIENT FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING

forklift maintenance in progress

DETAILED MAINTENANCE RECORDS

women going through forklift inspection checklist

HONEST WARRANTY SUPPORT

man replacing forklift tires

FACTORY TRAINED TECHNICIANS

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FACTORY-TRAINED TECHNICIANS

CHOOSE THE EXPERTS

Each of our service technicians is factory-trained, so you can know that your equipment is in the hands of a professional. We do whatever it takes to keep you running, offering convenient timely service in our shop, or at your site.

A CUSTOM PLAN FOR YOUR FORKLIFT FLEET

WE INSPECT WHAT MATTERS

We will inspect your forklifts for many of the factors that impact your everyday performance such as fluid levels, brakes, steering and tire condition. We’ll also take a look at some of the hidden elements that can lead to bigger issues.

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How often should I service my forklifts?

The frequency of how often a forklift receives a routine maintenance check-up plays a major role in the performance and longevity of the equipment.

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THE HODGE PM CHECKLIST

FORKLIFT PM CHECKLIST

  • Blow Off Unit with Compressed Air
  • Clean Grease Fittings & Lube
  • Check All Fluid Levels
  • Check & Clean Air Filters
  • Check Mast Up-rite & Mount Lube Mast
  • Check All Cylinders for Leaks & Adjustments
  • Check Mast Chains & Hoses for Condition & Adjustment
  • Check Forks or Attachment
  • Check Steering for Operation
  • Check Brakes for Correct Adjustment & Operation
  • Check All Lights
  • Check Safety Equipment for Correct Operation
  • Check Tires & Wheels
  • Perform Operational Check & Physical Inspection
  • Inspect Battery & Check Electrolyte Level (Electric Only)
  • Check Motor Brushes (Electric Only)
  • Check Drive & Or Contractor Panel (Electric Only)
  • Check Drive System for Correct Operation (Electric Only)
  • Blow Out Radiator (IC Only)
  • Change Engine Oil & Filter (IC Only)
  • Check Engine Belts for Condition & Adjustments (IC Only)
  • Check Dash Gauges for Operation (IC Only)
  • Check Battery & Connections (IC Only)
  • Check Engine for Operation (IC Only)
DAILY INSPECTIONS MATTER

PREVENT FORKLIFT DOWNTIME WITH A PRE-SHIFT INSPECTION.

Watch this video and see how to properly inspect your forklift before each shift.

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