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Under the bus, front and rear axle!
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"Under bus" between the rear wheels and the engine in rear engine buses. It is not bent twisted or cracked.
"Under bus" are secure and free of foreign objects.
"Under bus" longitudinal frame members are not cracked or bent.
"Under bus" has no holes.
"Under bus" are not loose, bent, cracked, broken or missing.
"Under bus" does not have any cracks, holes, or dents. It has no signs of leaking, rust or carbon soot. It has no loose clamps and is connected tightly.
Front axle -- Air Bags
Front axle -- Mud Flaps
are securely mounted and not damaged.
Front axle -- Tread
evenly worn with minimum depth of 4/32".
Front axle -- Tire
has no cuts or abrasions to the inside, outside, or side walls.
Tires are properly inflated, use tire gauge to test.
Front axle -- Rims
check inside and outside of rims for dents, damage, cracks, or ILLEGAL WELDING REPAIRS. Check for rust trails that would indicate a loose rim.
Front axle -- Valve Stem and Cap
are not missing, or damaged.
Front axle -- Lug Nuts
are all present, tightly fastened, and do not have rust trails. There is not distortion of the bolt holes.
Front axle -- Hub Seal
doesn't have any leaks, and oil level is adequate.
Front axle -- Steering Parts -- Steering Box
is securely mounted, not leaking, and not missing nuts or bolts.
Front axle -- Steering Parts -- Power Steering
is not leaking and there is no damage to the hoses.
Front axle -- Steering Parts -- Steering Linkage
to make sure connecting links, arms, and rods from the steering box to the wheel are not worn or cracked.
Front axle -- Steering Parts -- Joints and Sockets
are not worn or loose.
Front axle -- Steering Parts -- Steering Parts
have no loose or missing bolts or cotter pins.
Front axle -- Front Suspension -- Springs
bus not equipped with springs.
Front axle -- Front Suspension -- Bushings
are not damaged or missing.
Front axle -- Front Suspension -- Air Ride Suspension
is not damaged and has no air leaks.
Front axle -- Front Suspension -- Shocks
are secure with no leaks.
Front axle -- Front Suspension -- Air Bag Mounts
are in place and not damaged.
Front axle -- Front Suspension -- Torsion Bars
are not damaged and are mounted securely.
Front axle -- Front Suspension -- U Bolts
are not missing or damaged.
Front axle -- Front Brakes -- Brake Hoses
are not cracked, frayed, or leaking.
Front axle -- Front Brakes -- Brake Chambers
are secure, not broken or leaking. There are no loose or missing CLAMPS.
Front axle -- Front Brakes -- Brake Rotors
are not cracked or dented, do not have any holes, and there are no loose or missing bolts.
Front axle -- Front Brakes -- Brake Pads
are not worn too thin.
Front axle -- Front Brakes -- Rotors and Pads
do not have contaminants like oil and grease.
Front axle -- Front Brakes -- Slack Adjusters and Pushrods
are securely mounted, not broken, and do not have any loose or missing parts. With brakes released, when pulled there is no more that 1" of movement.
Rear axle -- Same as Front axle except:
Check BOTH tires (on each side).
Tread is evenly worn with a minimum depth of 2/32".
Axle seal does not have any leaks, and I would check that the oil level is adequate.
Spacers between the wheels are not rusted or damaged. The wheels are not touching and there are no foreign objects touching them.
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