Have you ever considered what an elevator service technician does when doing elevator maintenance? Here, we’ll offer you a brief look at the checklists used by elevator companies during inspections.

The whole checklist that an elevator technician would do can, however, become considerably more comprehensive.

Maintenance Inside The Car

  • Examine the handrails, ceiling, and walls of the elevator for damage.
  • Inspect and replace any burned-out indicator lights.
  • Examine the deceleration, acceleration, and leveling accuracy after operating the elevator both up and down. Make any necessary changes.
  • Check that the door does not bounce or slam shut and that it slides smoothly.
  • Check that the door restrictor is working properly and make any required repairs.

Maintenance Outside The Car

  • Check the lights and hall stations, and replace any lights that have burned out.
  • Examine the door panel for any clearances or obstructions.
  • Execute a phase one firefighting service.

Machine Room Maintenance

  • Make sure there is no non-elevator stuff in the machine room.
  • Check for wear, odd vibrations, and leaks in the components.
  • If required, check through the electrical components.
  • Examine the oil levels.
  • Make any necessary modifications or arrange for a follow-up service.

Top of Car Maintenance

  • Verify that the inspection station and the stop switch are in good working order.
  • Remove any dirt from the top of the car.
  • Components such as rollers should be inspected.
  • Take a look at the door operator and its parts.
  • Check for vandalism, fire safety, and rodents in the hoistway.

Pit Maintenance

  • Ensure that the GFI outlet, lights, and stop switch are all operational.
  • Clean the pit and look for evidence of leakage.
  • Ensure that spring buffers are securely attached, aligned, and free of corrosion.
  • Visual components like switches, safeties, guide rails, and rollers should all be inspected.
  • Look for snags, pinches, and wear on the travel cable.
  • Ensure that the sump pump is in good working order and that it is clean.
  • Make a note of any observations, issues, or suggestions.

Shaft Maintenance

  • Examine the traveling cables and connectors for signs of wear.
  • Visual components such as guide rails, rail brackets, and leveling devices should be inspected.
  • Examine the Counterweight Equipment and its cables.
  • Check all landing sill and landing door header equipment.

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