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Operating controls to check or inspect the fire pump is a daily pump maintenance function.
True
What is a valid guideline for cleaning automotive glass?
Apply cleaner with damp paper towels or rags
With the exception of the_______, fluid level checks should be done while the engine is turned off.
automatic transmission fluid.
Regular performance of routine maintenance checks can prevent most apparatus or equipment failures.
True
Most modern vehicle batteries do not require internal inspection.
True
The driver/operator should check each lug nut's tightness by hand.
True
What is a guideline for washing the exterior of a new apparatus.
Rinse the vehicle before shampooing.
Driver/operators should perform posttrip inspections after operating at a fire for a long period or after an unusually long road trip.
True
The process of automatically shutting down less important electrical equipment to prevent an overload is called_______
load shedding
Dirt can cause deterioration of engine compartment coverings.
True
Checking the underside of the apparatus and inside the compartments for water or foam leaks is a weekly pump maintenance function.
False. Checking the underside of the apparatus and inside the compartments for water or foam leaks is a daily pump
maintenance function.''
The proper order for left- and right-front side inspection is_________
Doors, fuel tank, wheel and tire, equipment in rear of cab.
Making sure the auxiliary fuel tank is full is a daily pump maintenance function.
True
ABS is the abbreviation for________
antilock braking system.
Testing the roof and bumper turrets is a daily pump maintenance function.
True
What should the driver/operator note first when inspecting the front of the vehicle?
Significant body damage.
NFPA 1901 requires the parking brake to hold the apparatus in place on grades of up to______percent.
20
The device that shuts down less important equipment to prevent putting too much demand on the electrical system is called a______
load monitor.
Pump intake valves at the front of the vehicle should be fully open when not in use.
False. Pump intake valves at the front of the vehicle should be fully closed when not in use.
NFPA 1901 requires that a new apparatus must be brought to a complete stop from a speed of 20 mph in a distance not to exceed 35 feet
True
Batteries produce_____when being charged.
hydrogen gas.
Operating the pump drive control is a daily pump maintenance function.
True
What is a valid guideline for waxing apparatus?
Wax can damage clear-coat finishes
The distance that the clutch pedal must be pushed before the throw-out bearing actually contacts the clutch release fingers is called______
free play
Acceptable tire tread depth varies according to state or provincial inspection requirements.
True
How soon after starting the apparatus should air pressure be sufficient to allow vehicle operation?
60 seconds
CDL is the abbreviation for______
Commercial driver's license.
The term used to describe keeping an apparatus in a state of usefulness or readiness is called_________
maintenance.
In general, steering wheel play should be no more than about______degrees in either direction.
10
Typically, how often do career fire departments require driver/operators to perform apparatus inspections and maintenance checks?
At the beginning of each tour of duty.
Recalibrating the flow meter is a weekly pump maintenance function.
True
What part of the apparatus should rear-side inspections cover?
Rear of cab to tailboard.
The driver/operator should not allow the records of previous inspections to influence the current inspection.
False. Reviewing the records of previous inspections allows the current inspector to pay extra attention for
reoccurrence of earlier problems.''
Checking the pump gear box oil level is a daily pump maintenance function,
False. Checking the pump gear box oil level is a weekly pump maintenance function.
The inspection process should begin as the driver/operator approaches the vehicle.
True
Removal of lubricants is not a benefit of vehicle and equipment cleanliness?
True
Properly functioning brakes should stop an emergency vehicle traveling at 5 mph (10 km1h) within_______of the point where the brake pedal was pushed.
20 feet
The devices that turns on lights at specified intervals during startup to prevent putting too much demand on the electrical system is called a_________
load sequencer.
If the radiator coolant level is low, the driver/operator should add water to the system.
False. If the radiator coolant level is low, the driver/operator should add approved anti-freeze to the system.
A lubricant's SAE number indicates its_________
viscosity.
Flushing the pump with clear water is a weekly pump maintenance function.
True
Cracked headlight lenses need not be replaced until the bulb burns out.
False. The lenses for all lights should be in place and not cracked or broken.
A second firefighter in the cab should test the operation of audible warning devices while the first firefighter checks the headlights.
False. Do not test the operation of audible warning devices with someone standing in front of the vehicle.
Apparatus with air brakes are to be equipped with an air pressure protection valve that prevents the air horns from operating when air reservoir pressure drops below 80 psi .
True
Older apparatus require gentler cleaning procedures than do newer apparatus.
False. Newer apparatus require gentler cleaning procedures than do older apparatus to avoid damage to new paint, detailing, and clear-coat protectants."
The term used to describe restoring or replacing that which has become inoperable is________
repair
SAE is the abbreviation for______
Society of Automotive Engineers.
The driver/operator should be able to perform___________
basic maintenance.
Equipment in compartments should not be inspected at the time of the vehicle inspection.
False. The driver/operator may choose to make equipment inspections during side inspections.
The correct order for inspecting the front of the apparatus is___________
Left-front side, front end, right-front side.
What is the final step in the circle or walk-around inspection method?
Perform functional check of apparatus systems.