Pre-trip Inspection

30 Questions  I  By Susie04 on September 9, 2009
CDL PRE TRIP INSPECTION TEST.

  

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1.  WHAT STRUCTURE (THAT SUPPORTS THE FIFTH WHEEL SKID PLATE) SHOULD BE CHECKED FOR CRACKS OR BREAKS?
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2.  WHAT IS BEING INSPECTED WHEN YOU PUMP THE PEDAL THREE TIMES AND HOLD DOWN FOR FIVE SECONDS MAKING SURE THAT THE PEDAL SHOULD NOT MOVE DURING THE FIVE SECONDS?
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3.  WHAT TRANSMITS POWER FROM THE TRANSMISSION TO THE DRIVE AXLE?
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4.  WHAT CARRIES AIR OR HYDRAULIC FLUID TO THE WHEEL BRAKE ASSEMBLY?
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5.  WHAT IS EITHER GAS OR HYDRAULIC DEVICES THAT CUSHIONS THE VEHICLE RIDE, STABILIZES THE VEHICLES AND SHOULD BE SECURE AND HAVE NO LEAKS?
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6.  WHAT IS THE SLIDING MECHANISM AND LOCKING DEVICE FOR TANDEM AXLES ON TRAILERS?
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7.  WHAT DO YOU INSPECT TO MAKE SURE ALL ARE PRESENT, FREE OF CRACKS AND DISTORTIONS AND SHOW NO SIGNS OF LOOSENESS SUCH AS RUST TRAILS OR SHINY THREADS?
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8.  WHAT SHOULD YOU MAKE SURE IS SECURED, CAP(S) ARE ON TIGHT AND HAS NO LEAKS FROM THE TANK(S) OR LINES?
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9.  WHAT SHOULD YOU CHECK SO THAT IT IS SOLID, CLEAR OF OBJECTS AND SECURELY BOLTED TO THE TRACTOR FRAME?
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10.  WHAT MAINTAINS AIR PRESSURE IN THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM?
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11.  THERE SHOULD BE A MINIMUM TREAD DEPTH OF 4/32 OF AN INCH FOR THE:
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12.  WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING DISENGAGES THE ENGINE FROM THE DRIVE TRAIN SO THE VEHICLE WON'T MOVE AND REDUCES THE LOAD ON STARTING THE MOTOR?
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13.  WHAT IS THE CONTAINER (HOSES) FOR THE MECHANISM THAT TRANSFORMS STEERING COLUMN ACTION INTO WHEELS ACTION?
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14.  WHAT ARE YOU INSPECTING BY MAKING SURE THAT HOSES AND LINES ARE NOT CUT, CHAFED, SPLICED, WORN AND NOT TANGLED, PINCHED OR DRAGGED AGAINST TRACTOR PARTS?
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15.  IF LOOKING FOR PUDDLES ON THE GROUND,DRIPPING FLUIDS ON THE UNDERSIDE OF THE ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION YOU WOULD BE LOOKING FOR:
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16.  WHAT SHOULD BE FULLY ENGAGED, WITH NO LOOSE OR MISSING PINS IN THE SLIDE MECHANISM OF THE SLIDING FIFTH WHEEL?
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17.  TO IMPROVE VISIBILITY DURING INCLEMENT WEATHER WHAT MUST BE SECURE, NOT DAMAGED AND OPERATING SMOOTHLY AND CORRECTLY?
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18.  TO CHECK THE COOLANT LEVEL:
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19.  WHAT SHOULD BE CLEAN WITH NO ILLEGAL STICKERS, OBSTRUCTIONS OR DAMAGES TO THE GLASS?
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20.  WHAT IS THE BRACKETS BOLT OR BUSHINGS THAT ARE USED TO ATTACH SPRING AND/OR AIR BAG TO THE AXLE AND VEHICLE FRAME?
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21.  IF THE WHEEL HAS A SIGHT GLASS CHECK THAT THE OIL LEVEL IS ADEQUATE OTHERWISE LOOK FOR LEAKS AROUND THE:
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22.  WHAT RELEASES THE FIFTH WHEEL LOCKING JAWS SO THE TRAILER CAN BE COUPLED? (YOU SHOULD MAKE SURE IT IS IN THE ENGAGE POSITION AND THE SAFETY LATCH IS IN PLACE).
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23.  WHAT BELT SHOULD YOU MAKE SURE IS SECURELY MOUNTED, ADJUSTS AND LATCHES PROPERLY?
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24.  WHEN CHECKING THE DIPSTICK TO SEE THAT THE LUBRICATION LEVEL IS WITHIN SAFE OPERATING RANGE YOU ARE CHECKING THE:
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25.  WHAT GAUGE INDICATES INCREASING OR NORMAL LUBRICATION PRESSURE TO PREVENT ENGINE FAILURE, SEIZURE OR BREAKDOWN?
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26.  WHAT, IF LOOSE OR MISSING, MAY CAUSE MOVEMENT BETWEEN THE FRAME AND FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLY?
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27.  IF WORN, WHAT CAN CAUSE EXCESSIVE HEAT BUILDUP FROM THE REDUCED ABILITY TO ABSORB AND DISSIPATE HEAT, POSSIBLE LEADING TO LOSS OF BRAKE RESPONSE?
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28.  WHAT GAUGE INDICATES THE ALTERNATOR AND/OR GENERATOR IS CHANGING?
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29.  WHAT SHOULD NOT BE BENT, DAMAGED OR RUSTED THROUGH AND SHOULD BE EVENLY CENTERED WITH THE DUAL WHEELS AND TIRES EVENLY SEPERATED?
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30.  THE ANGLE BETWEEN THE PUSH ROD AND THE ADJUSTOR ARM SHOULD BE A LITTLE OVER 90 DEGREES WHEN THE BRAKES ARE RELEASED AND NOT LESS THAN 90 DEGREES WHEN THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED REFERS TO THE:
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