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Roll Over Protection System (ROPS) Repair

Machine Tipping inspection WHECO Los Angeles recently received a call to repair a machine with a Roll Over Protection System (ROPS) which needed to be repaired to function properly again and meet OSHA safety specifications. WHECO used a number of resources and techniques in order to determine the proper steps of the repair. Roll Over [...]

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Excavator Swing Bearing

Excavator Breakdown and Inspection         WHECO Portland was send an excavator by a customer who was having an issue with their swing bearing. Upon inspection WHECO Technicians confirmed that the Swing Bearing was cracked. Because of where this equipment is used WHECO had to spend several hours cleaning the unit to confirm this and to get [...]

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SkyJack Turntable Damage

SkyJack Inspection Our WHECO Los Angeles shop received a request this month for the repair of a SkyJack SJ86T that was damaged while working in a shipyard. Upon inspection of the unit it was found that the boom had been sideloaded and the Swing Drive Pinion Gear brook off a tooth. This then lead to [...]

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JLG Mini Crawler “Can Bus Error”

Mini Crawler Breakdown WHECO’s newest Portland facility received a call from a customer that had a JLG X770-AJ giving a “Can-Bus Error” on a job site. WHECO was asked to send a mobile tech out to diagnose the issue and fix it on the job-site if possible. Once the technician arrived on-site it was determined [...]

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Boom Dolly Bracket Installation

Preview (opens in a new window)Initial contact for boom dolly A major crane manufacture and distributor contacted WHECO Houston regarding installation of boom dolly brackets. One of their customers had recently purchased a boom dolly for one of their cranes and needed it fitted to the boom and welded. WHECO Houston supplied a field service [...]

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