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11.22.02.00.htm 11.22.02.00. Title 11 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Subtitle 22 MOTOR VEHICLE ADMINISTRATION ― PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM Chapter 02 Preventive Maintenance Standards for Trucks and Truck Tractors Authority: Transportation Article, §12-104(b) and 23-303, Annotated Code of Maryland
11.22.02.01.htm 11.22.02.01. 01 Applicability.. The standards, requirements, and procedures set forth in this chapter are applicable to equipment originally installed by the manufacturer or required by federal or State law or regulation on any vehicle registered as a Class E (truck) vehicle with a registered gross vehicle weight or gross combination weight greater than 10,000 pounds, or a Class F (tractor) vehicle under the provisions of Transportation Article, Title 13, Annotated Code of Mary
11.22.02.02.htm 11.22.02.02. 02 Alignment.. Axles, beams, spindles, or mountings which are broken, damaged, worn, rusted, bent, or modified may affect wheel alignment, tracking, or vehicle handling or stability.Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Inspect axles, beams, spindles, and mountings for broken, damaged, worn, rusted, bent, or modified conditions.1) Any axle, beam, spindle, or mounting is broken, worn, damaged, rusted, bent, or modified and affects vehicle handling, stability, tracking, or alignment.
11.22.02.03.htm 11.22.02.03. 03 Suspension.. A. Spring and Attachments. Unequal vehicle height, broken or damaged spring leaves, spring shackles, bushings, center bolts, U-bolts, control arms, torque arms, torsion bars or equalizers can affect vehicle steering, alignment, tracking, handling, and stability. With vehicle on a level surface, inspect:Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Vehicle height.. 1) Uneven vehicle height permits tire or wheel contact with body or suspension parts.. 2) Springs..
11.22.02.04.htm 11.22.02.04. 04 Steering.. A. Lash. Inspection of vehicles equipped with power steering shall be conducted with the engine running, power steering fluid at the proper level, and belts in proper condition and tension.Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) With front wheels in straight ahead position, turn steering wheel until turning motion can be observed at the front wheels. Mark rim of steering wheel and, using a pointer, turn the steering wheel in the opposite direction until motion can be obse
11.22.02.05.htm 11.22.02.05. 05 Brake Systems ― Hydraulic and Vacuum.. A. Parking Brakes.. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Apply parking brake using driver's manual control.. 1) Application of parking brake fails to hold the vehicle stationary.. 2) Application.. 2) Parking brakes do not fully apply and release when driver's control operated.. 3) Control accessibility.. 3) Parking brake control cannot be reached from driver's seat.. 4) Holding power..
11.22.02.06.htm 11.22.02.06. 06 Brake System ― Air.. A. Low Air Indicator.. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Operation.. 1) Indicator fails to operate or fails to function when air pressure reserve is reduced to 60 psi.. B. Compressor and Belt or Belts.. 1) Inspect compressor for condition and mounting.. 1) Compressor is damaged, loose, or mounts are loose, cracked, or bolts are missing.. 2) Inspect belts for presence, condition, and tension.. 2) Belt is missing, broken, cracked, deteriorated, or loose..
11.22.02.07.htm 11.22.02.07. 07 Tires.. A. Tire Inspection―Steering Axle.. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Inspect for tire wear. (a) Tires without tread wear indicators. (b) Tires with tread wear indicators.1) (a) Tire is worn so that less than 4/32 inch remains when measured in any two major grooves at three equally spaced intervals around circumference of a tire. (b) Tread wear indicator contacts the road in any two adjacent major grooves at three equally spaced intervals around circumference of a tire.
11.22.02.08.htm 11.22.02.08. 08 Wheels, Rims, Lock Rings, Studs, and Nuts.. A. Wheels. Visually inspect:. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Disc Wheels. (a) Inspect for condition of wheels. (b) Inspect stud holes.. 1) (a) Wheel is broken, cracked, bent, warped, welded, or loose. (b) Any stud hole is elongated.. 2) Cast Wheels. (a) Inspect for condition of wheels. (b) Inspect stud holes.. 2) (a) Wheel is broken, cracked, bent, scraped, welded, loose, or clamping area is worn. (b) Any stud hole is elongated.
11.22.02.09.htm 11.22.02.09. 09 Accelerator Pedal and Air Throttle.. Inspect pedals for:. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Binding.. 1) Engine speed does not return to idle.. 2) Mounting.. 2) Pedals are not properly and securely mounted.. 3) Condition of linkage.. 3) Linkage is worn, damaged, or contains improper retaining components.. 4) Return springs.. 4) Return springs are missing, loose, or weak..
11.22.02.10.htm 11.22.02.10. 10 Fuel Storage and Delivery System.. A. Fuel Storage. Visually inspect:. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Tank.. 1) Tank is leaking, cracked, has broken welds, not an approved type or if mounted forward of steering axle and is wider than the vehicle.2) Tank mounting.. 2) Tank mounts are missing, cracked, loose, have loose bolts, or bolts are missing.. 3) Caps.. 3) Tank cap is missing or does not seal to prevent spillage.. B. Fuel Delivery System. Visually inspect:.
11.22.02.11.htm 11.22.02.11. 11 Exhaust System.. A. Visually inspect:. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Manifolds.. 1) Manifold is broken, cracked, or leaking.. 2) Muffler or mufflers.. 2) Muffler is missing or leaking.. 3) Exhaust pipe or pipes.. 3) Exhaust pipe is missing, leaking, or perforated.. 4) Exhaust turbo charger (if applicable). 4) Exhaust turbo charger has an audible leak at seals.. 5) Heat shields (if applicable). 5) Heat shields are missing, loose, or improperly mounted.. 6) Location..
11.22.02.12.htm 11.22.02.12. 12 Universal Joints and U-Clamps.. Universal Joints. With spring brakes on and gear selector in neutral, place a small bar between the yoke and the U-joint and rotate the shaft back and forth.Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Visually inspect universal joints for looseness, missing or loose bolts, and proper phasing.. 1) There is free play in a universal joint, bolt is missing or loose, joints are not in proper phase.2) Visually inspect U-clamps..
11.22.02.13.htm 11.22.02.13. 13 Vehicle Frame, Body, and Sheet Metal.. A. Frame.. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Visually inspect frame for damage, deterioration, and improper welding.. 1) Frame is cracked, broken, bent, rusted to substantially weaken the frame or frame is welded and not fishplated.B. Engine Mounting.. 1) Visually inspect engine mounts for looseness and damage.. 1) Engine mount or bolt is loose or damaged.. C. Frame Cross Member..
11.22.02.14.htm 11.22.02.14. 14 Lighting.. A. Headlamps. Inspect headlamps for:. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Presence.. 1) Not equipped with at least one headlamp on each side or two headlamps on each side for four-lamp system, or are not as far apart as practical.2) Condition.. 2) Headlamp is damaged, broken, cracked, or not securely mounted.. 3) Function.. 3) Headlamp does not function on high and low beams, does not emit a white light or is not properly B. Tail Lamps. Inspect tail lamps for:.
11.22.02.15.htm 11.22.02.15. 15 Electrical System.. A. Wiring. Visually inspect wiring for:. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Condition.. 1) Insulation is broken, cracked, chafed, or connections are corroded.. 2) Mounting.. 2) Wiring is loose to permit contact with exhaust system or moving parts.. B. Battery. Visually inspect battery for:. 1) Mounting.. 1) Battery is loose, mounting is cracked, broken, weakened, or cover is missing.. 2) Condition.. 2) Terminal or lead is loose or severely corroded..
11.22.02.16.htm 11.22.02.16. 16 Emergency Equipment.. A. Roadside Warning Devices. Each vehicle shall be equipped with three bidirectional emergency reflective triangles. Inspect bidirectional emergency reflective triangles for:Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Presence.. 1) Not equipped with three bidirectional emergency reflective triangles.. 2) Condition.. 2) A bidirectional emergency reflective triangle is broken or damaged.. B. Fire Extinguisher. Vehicles used to transport hazardous materials shall
11.22.02.17.htm 11.22.02.17. 17 Seats and Seat Belts.. A. Seats. Visually inspect seat for:. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Condition.. 1) Seat frame is broken or seat is loose.. 2) Adjustment mechanism.. 2) Adjustment mechanism does not lock or permit seat adjustment.. B. Seat Belts (Applicable to Vehicles Manufactured on and after January 1, 1965) Inspect seat belt for:1) Presence.. 1) Driver's seat or right front outboard seat is not equipped with a seat belt.. 2) Condition.. 2) Seat belt is cut, torn
11.22.02.18.htm 11.22.02.18. 18 Sun Visor.. Visually inspect visor for:. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Presence on driver's side.. 1) Visor is missing on driver's side.. 2) Function.. 2) Visor cannot be maintained in a set position..
11.22.02.19.htm 11.22.02.19. 19 Mirrors.. A. Outside Mirrors. From driver's seat, inspect mirrors for:. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Presence.. 1) Not equipped with a right and left outside mirror.. 2) Condition.. 2) Mirror is loose, cracked, or clouded to obscure vision.. 3) Function.. 3) Mirror does not provide a clear, unobstructed view.. B. Inside Mirror (When Required) From driver's seat, inspect mirror for:. 1) Not equipped with an inside mirror when required..
11.22.02.20.htm 11.22.02.20. 20 Glazing.. A. Windshield. Visually inspect windshield for:. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Cracks on driver's side.. 1) Any crack is through one or more layers of glass or there are two or more cracks extending from an outer edge into the windshield wiper sweep.2) Cracks on passenger side.. 2) Windshield is cracked so as to restrict vision.. 3) Chips.. 3) Windshield wiper sweep contains nicks, pits, or chips greater than 1/2 inch diameter.. 4) Vision..
11.22.02.21.htm 11.22.02.21. 21 Windshield Wipers and Washers.. A. Windshield Wipers. Inspect windshield wipers for:. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Operation.. 1) Wipers fail to operate, blades do not contact windshield, or wipers do not return to park position when turned off.2) Condition of blades.. 2) Wiping portion of blade is missing, torn, or hardened, or does not wipe 75 percent of original sweep area.3) Condition of arms.. 3) Wiper arm is missing, bent, or distorted..
11.22.02.22.htm 11.22.02.22. 22 Defroster.. Defroster.. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Inspect fan operation.. 1) Fan fails to operate.. 2) Inspect air flow and direction of air flow.. 2) Air flow is insufficient, obstructed, or improperly directed..
11.22.02.23.htm 11.22.02.23. 23 Automatic Transmission Gear Selector/Neutral Safety Switch.. A. Gear Selector.. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) With engine running and parking brake set, place transmission selector in Park (P) Reverse (R)Neutral (N) Drive (D) and Low (L)1) Gear selector does not indicate proper gear.. B. Neutral Safety Switch.. 1) With engine turned off and parking brake set, place gear selector in each gear position and determine when starter will engage.
11.22.02.24.htm 11.22.02.24. 24 Speedometer and Odometer.. A. Speedometer.. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Inspect for presence and operation.. 1) Speedometer does not function or is missing.. B. Odometer/hubometer.. 1) Inspect for presence and condition.. 1) Odometer or hubometer is missing or fails to operate..
11.22.02.25.htm 11.22.02.25. 25 Brake and Clutch Pedal.. A. Brake Pedal. Inspect brake pedal for:. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Operation.. 1) Brake pedal does not return when released or is binding or misaligned.. 2) Condition.. 2) Brake pedal or air treadle is loose or foot surface or pedal pad, if applicable, is missing or worn smooth.B. Clutch Pedal. Inspect clutch pedal for:. 1) Clutch pedal does not return when released or is binding or misaligned..
11.22.02.26.htm 11.22.02.26. 26 Horn.. Inspect for:. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Presence.. 1) Horn is missing.. 2) Operation.. 2) Horn fails to function.. 3) Accessibility.. 3) Means of activating horn is not readily accessible to the driver..
11.22.02.27.htm 11.22.02.27. 27 Hitches and Coupling Devices.. A. Fifth Wheel Coupling. Inspect for:. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Mounting.. 1) Fifth wheel is not securely attached to the vehicle frame.. 2) Stops.. 2) Stop is missing or broken.. 3) Slider.. 3) Slider is cracked, broken, does not lock, or has more than 1/4 inch movement.. 4) Air release.. 4) Air release does not freely lock and release.. 5) Jaw and latch.. 5) Jaw or latch is broken, cracked, or has more than 1/4 inch movement..
11.22.02.28.htm 11.22.02.28. 28 Tanks and Pressure Vessels.. A. Tanks. Inspect:. Procedures:. Reject Vehicle If:. 1) Tank.. 1) Tank leaks, is cracked, or has broken welds.. 2) Valves.. 2) Any valve leaks, is loose, cap is missing, or emergency shutoff valve is inoperable.. 3) Hose or auxiliary.. 3) Any hose or auxiliary attachment is loose or improperly mounted.. 4) Hatches.. 4) Any hatch is missing, loose, not securely attached, or latch is inoperable.. 5) Hatch hinges..
11.22.02.9999.htm 11.22.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: January 8, 1990 (16:26 Md. R. 2796). Regulation .01 amended effective May 20, 1996 (23:10 Md. R. 732).
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