Freelander Service Procedures
Environmental Protection Precautions
It is illegal to pour used oil on to the ground, down
sewers or drains, or into water courses.
Burning of used engine oil in small space heaters or
boilers should only be considered for units of
approved design and in compliance with the
equipment manufacturer's recommendations. The
heating system must meet the regulatory standards
of HMIP for small burners of less than 0.4 MW. If in
doubt check with the appropriate local authority and/
or manufacturer of the approved appliance.
Dispose of used oil and filters through authorised
waste disposal contractors and licensed waste
disposal sites, or through the waste oil reclamation
trade. If in doubt, contact the Local Authority for
advice on disposal facilities.
Whenever possible, use a lift or pit when working
beneath vehicle, in preference to jacking. Chock
wheels as well as applying parking brake.
Always use the recommended jacking points. The
recommended jacking points are shown in
theLIFTING AND TOWING sub-section of the
Always ensure that any lifting apparatus has
sufficient load capacity for the weight to be lifted.
Ensure the vehicle is standing on level ground prior
to lifting or jacking.
Apply the handbrake and chock the wheels.
WARNING: Do not work on or under a vehicle
supported only by a jack. Always support the
vehicle on safety stands.
Do not leave tools, lifting equipment, spilt oil, etc.,
around or on the work bench area. Always keep a
clean and tidy work area.
Brake shoes and pads
Always fit the correct grade and specification of
brake linings. When renewing brake pads and brake
shoes always replace as complete axle sets only.