Loading And Unloading A Dump Trailer 5.5 HYDRAULIC COMPONENTS Do not alter or substitute and hydraulic components on the dump trailer. The hydraulic system is designed with each component being compatible with the safe and reliable operation of the hydraulic system. Under no circumstances should you alter the hydraulic pressure or flow rate in the hydraulic system. ! DANGER Risk of death or serious injury by crushing. An altered or component substituted hydraulic system may malfunction, resulting in the dump body falling without warning. NEVER alter or substitute any hydraulic system component. Always have the hydraulic system repaired or maintained by a qualified technician. 108 5.6 BODY PROP The body prop supplied as part of the trailer is to be used only when the dump body is empty. The purpose of the body prop is a back-up to the hydraulic system and will hold the empty dump body in a raised position while performing maintenance on the hoist, trailer body, or the trailer itself. Body prop may be located at front of prop dump body (as shown) or at side of dump body. Note: For service or technical questions on the hydraulic pump, refer to the hydraulic manual specifications. Contact the pump manufacturer for additional questions or pump warranty issues. DO NOT use the body prop to support a loaded dump body. DO NOT enter the area under a raised dump body without first supporting the empty dump body up with the body prop. ! DANGER Risk of death by crushing. Empty dump body before using body prop.
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