Is there excessive oil or water on the forks?

Tires - What do the tires look like? Are there large cuts that go around the circumference of the tire? Are there large pieces of rubber missing or separated from the rim? Are there missing lugs? Is there bond separation that may cause slippage?

Battery Check - Are the cell caps and terminal covers in place? Are the cables missing insulation?

Hydraulic Fluid -Check level?

Gauges -Are they all properly working?

Steering -Is there excessive free play? If power steering, is the power steering pump working?

Brakes - If pedal goes all the way to the floor when you apply the service brake, that is the

first indicator that the brakes are bad. Brakes should work in reverse, also. Does the parking brake work? The truck should not be capable of movement when the parking brake is engaged.

Lights - If equipped with lights, are they working properly?

Horn - Does the horn work?

Safety seat - if the truck is equipped with a safety seat is it working?

Load Handling Attachments -Is there hesitation when hoisting or lowering the forks, when using the forward or backward tilt, or the lateral travel on the side shift?

Is there excessive oil on the cylinders? Propane Tank - Is the tank guard bracket properly positioned and locked down?

Propane Hose - Is it damaged? It should not be frayed, pinched, kinked, or bound in any way. Is the connector threaded on squarely and tightly?

Propane Odor - If you detect the presence of propane gas odor, turn off the tank valve and report the problem.

Engine Oil - Check levels.

Engine Coolant - Visually check the level. Note: Never remove the radiator cap to check the coolant level when the engine is running or while the engine is hot. Stand to the side and turn your face away. Always use a glove or rag to protect your hand.

Transmission Fluid - Check levels?