Inspection, Service & Maintenance AFTER PROLONGED TRAILER STORAGE INSPECTION PROCEDURE Before removing trailer from jack stands: 1. Remove all wheels and hubs or brake drums. Note which spindle and brake that the drum was removed from so that it can be reinstalled in the same location. 174 2. Inspect suspension for wear. 3. Check tightness of hanger bolt, shackle bolt, and U-bolt nuts per recommended torque values. 4. Check brake linings, brake drums and armature faces for excessive wear or scoring. 5. Check brake magnets with an ohmmeter. The magnets should check 3.2 ohms. If shorted or worn excessively, they must be replaced. 6. Lubricate all brake moving parts using a high temperature brake lubricant (LUBRIPLATE or Equivalent). 7. Remove any rust from braking surface and armature surface of drums with fine emery paper or crocus cloth. Protect bearings from contamination while so doing. 8. Inspect oil or grease seals for wear or nicks. Replace if necessary. 9. Lubricate hub bearings. Refer to procedure in manual. 10. Reinstall hubs and adjust bearings per instructions in manual. 11. Mount and tighten wheels per instructions in manual.
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