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Maintaining Your Electric Pallet Jacks
For many warehouses, moving materials is a 24/7 job. But as long as you keep your electric pallet jacks in good working condition, you’ll be ready for whatever comes through the dock doors. Anytime you need maintenance, repairs or replacement parts, call on the service technicians at Barclay Brand Ferdon to help extend the life and maintain the safety of your pallet jacks.
Pallet Jack Batteries before maintenance
Pallet Jack Batteries After Maintenance
A dead battery is the quickest way to sideline your jack. Be sure to follow a routine maintenance schedule and always be mindful of best watering and charging practices. Doing so will help extend the life of the battery and allow you to get the most use out of it as possible. When it starts to show signs of wear or aging, have it replaced before it malfunctions and catches you off guard.
If you’re not maintaining a clean, safe environment in your warehouse, your electric pallet jacks will suffer. The castors and drive tires, especially, require adequate floor conditions in order to keep the jack moving. Make it a habit to clean up any sharp objects or spilled chemicals and repair any damages to the floor as soon as possible. While one or two instances might not affect your jack, repeated exposure can hasten wear and tear.
If you’re not already, keep up with a routine operational maintenance program for your electric pallet jacks. They need to be serviced on a regular basis as dictated by the amount of usage hours and operating conditions specific to your warehouse. This includes monitoring and replacing the load wheels and drive tires when necessary to prevent further damage from accruing.
Contact Our Professional Service Technicians
As a final piece of advice, always source technicians you can trust for your pallet jack maintenance. It’s important to find out if they use genuine OEM parts and if they have the training, experience and tools required to perform maintenance correctly and on time. Choose Barclay Brand Ferdon for all your jack and lift truck maintenance needs. You can request service for your fleet online now.