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.
- 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.
- 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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