Sample Report Rigid dump truck for quarry and mining

If you order an Quarry truck inspection you would receive a detailed report

  • Basic Machine information
  • Operator Station details and condition
  • Engine information and condition
  • Condition of Exterior (chassis, sheet metal, tanks, paint, truck body)
  • Condition of the Power train
  • Condition of Hydraulic system (pump, performance, hydraulic lines and cylinders)
  • Functional test
  • Remaining life and condition of the tires
  • Comments and recommendation for repairs
  • Transport dimensions

See a sample of a report below. On request we can send a PDF-version of such a report.

Sample report Rigid dump truck

What extras can you order?

Once you receive an offer it will be always for a basic walk-around with functional check. This level is called TA1. On our Checklist-Options page you can find additional services which you can order.

If you have questions about the service please contact the team by Whatsapp or by phone +493520639150. We are happy to answer in detail.

Pictures and video coming with a Mevas-Report

Each machine inspection comes along with 50-80 pictures and in some cases with a short video. In case of interest it is possible to see a Quarry truck report in detail on our Google-Drive folder.

Sample pictures for OHT Quarry Truck inspection

Video about a dump truck inspection by Mevas

For some kind of machines we made a video about the inspection process. In this short film on our YouTube channel you get an insight into the inspection of a CAT 777D dump truck.

Other sample reports heavy machinery

Visit our overview for other sample inspection checklists for heavy machinery.

How should a technician check the condition of a used quarry truck?

Inspecting a used quarry truck is a crucial step to ensure that it is in good working condition and can handle the demanding conditions of quarry operations. Here’s a checklist to guide a technician through the inspection process:

  1. Overall Inspection:
  • Check for visible signs of damage, rust, or welds on the truck’s frame.
  • Inspect the body for any signs of impact or damage.

2. Engine:

  • Start the engine and check for unusual noises, blow-by, smoke, or vibrations.
  • Inspect for oil leaks around the engine and related components.
  • Check the air filter for cleanliness.

3. Transmission and Drive train:

  • Test the transmission through all gears.
  • Check for any unusual noises or vibrations during operation.
  • Inspect the condition of the drive shafts and universal joints.

4. Brake System:

  • Check the condition of the brakes, including pads, drums, and discs.
  • Test the brake pedal for responsiveness.
  • Inspect brake lines for leaks or damage.
  • Test the retarder functionality.

5. Suspension System:

  • Inspect the condition of the suspension components, including springs, shocks, and bushings.
  • Check for any signs of sagging or uneven wear.

6. Tires:

  • Inspect the condition of the tires for wear, damage, or uneven tread wear.
  • Check tire pressure and ensure it meets the manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Look for any signs of bulges or cuts.
  • Measure the remaining tread to estimate remaining life.

7. Frame and Chassis:

  • Inspect the frame and chassis for cracks or signs of stress.
  • Check for any loose or missing bolts in the frame.

8. Cab and Controls:

  • Inspect the condition of the cab, looking for damage, rust, or water leaks.
  • Test all controls for smooth operation, including the steering.
  • Check the condition of the driver’s seat, seatbelt, and visibility.

9. Electrical System:

  • Inspect the battery for age and condition.
  • Test all lights, indicators, and gauges.
  • Check the condition of wiring and connectors.

10. Hydraulic Systems (if applicable):

  • Check for leaks in hydraulic hoses, fittings, and connections.
  • Test the functionality of any hydraulic systems, such as a dump bed or hydraulic lift.

11. Fluids and Lubricants:

  • Check the levels of engine oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, and coolant.
  • Inspect the color and condition of these fluids.
  • Look for any signs of contamination in the fluids.

12. Documentation:

  • Request and review maintenance records, service history, and any available inspection reports.
  • Check the vehicle identification number (VIN) and verify it against the provided documentation.

13. Operational Test:

  • Take the quarry truck for a test drive to evaluate its performance.
  • Pay attention to how it handles, accelerates, and brakes.

Always consider having a qualified Mevas technician or mechanic with experience in heavy equipment perform a thorough inspection if you are not familiar with the specific requirements of quarry trucks. Additionally, consulting the manufacturer’s guidelines and specifications for the particular model of the quarry truck is essential for a comprehensive assessment.