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f. Charging Generator. Check for proper output.
g. Pedestal and Journal Box Wear Plates. Check for damaged or excessively worn
wear plates.
h. Electrical Brushes. Check brushes in traction generators, traction motors, and
charging generator for excessive wear or damage. Replace as required.
i. Air Gauges. All gauges used by the engineer for braking the train or locomotive shall
be tested by comparison with a dead weight tester or test gauge designed for this purpose.
Maximum error 3 psi.
j. Safety Appliances (ladders, handholds, steps, etc.). Check for defects and proper
mounting.
k. Air brake System. Check for air leaks and proper operation.
l. Brake Shoes. Check for thickness remaining and replace if necessary.
m. Brake Linkage. Check pins, cotters, linkage alignment and adjust as necessary.
n. Lights. Check headlights, beacon light, ground lights, cab lights, step lights, coupler
lights, and marker lights for proper operation and repair as necessary.
o. Horn and Bell. Check for proper operation and repair as necessary.
p. Windshield Wipers. Check for operation and repair as required.
q. Sanders. Check for proper operation and adjust as necessary.
r. Spark Arrestors. Check and clean as required by manufacturer's procedures.
s. Event Recorders. Verify operation and security.
NOTE: ALL QUARTERLY INSPECTION ITEMS SHALL BE DOCUMENTED ON
THE SHOP REPAIR ORDER AND MAINTAINED IN THE HISTORICAL RECORDS
FOR THE LIFE OF THE EQUIPMENT.
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