TEST 7 - Is winch motor free from excessive noise, jerking, or slow operation when removed from winch
When testing winch motor, keep hands and loose clothing away from rotating shaft and
other winch components. Failure to comply may result in injury or death to personnel.
· In the following test procedure, do not remove hydraulic hoses or counterbalance valve from
· All hydraulic tests must be performed with hydraulic oil reservoir at least warm to the touch.
1. Remove and secure winch motor from winch assembly. Do not disconnect hoses. (WP 0068)
Excessive noise levels are present any time the heavy-duty winch, crane, or retrieval system
is operating. Wear single hearing protection (earplugs or equivalent) while working around
equipment when it is running. Failure to comply may result in injury or death to personnel.
Seek medical aid should you suspect a hearing problem.