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Inspection of Hovmand Lifter

Annual inspection guide

A short guide on how to check your Hovmand Lifter.

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Impact series





1. Check all safety stickers and signs are  firmly attached and visibleSG 2 IMG_20220920_082641




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2. Check cable and remote control for damages
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3. Check function of charger and Battery indicator LED
Connect charger to main power. The LED shall turn RED
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SG 12 IMG_20220920_082849 Testing Battery indicator LED by pressing the UP button without load on the Lifting tool. If the batteries are in good shape, the LED will turn green. If the LED turn red, the batteries might need charging or replacing. If it turn yellow, the batteries are 85-90% full.


4. Checking the wheels and brake function
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5. Checking one-way bearing. Press the down button and keep it pressed after the Lifting tool is in the lowest position. The motor shall continue running. 

HubSpot Video

6. Check for strange noise when lifting / lowering. Dirt inside the mast can cause the sledge to jerk. 

HubSpot Video

7. Check for fixation of leg, mast, handle and tool

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8. Testing lifting tool. In this example it is MRP3.
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SG 25 IMG_20220920_085150  SG 26 IMG_20220920_085200

9. Checking the inside of mast. 
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Take off the front cover. Be careful when operating the up/down function. 





Check for dirt in the mast and on the cam belt. Clean the profile.
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Check the alignment of the cam belt in the top belt wheel
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Adjust the screw at the top of the mast, on the side to which the cam belt is skewed.

If you adjust the screws, please notice the tension might be changed. 
See  instruction for cam belt.

Check the belt wheel and top limit switch for damages.

SG 31 IMG_20220920_085443 SG 36 IMG_20220920_085750

Remount the front cover and check the lifting / lowering function.

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Morten VH 20/9-2022