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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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Telehandler Pressure Valve Failure

Telehandler Valve Inspection This month WHECO’s Seattle team had the pleasure to repair a Telehandler for a loyal customer in the area. This customer’s unit suffered a major failure when the pressure valve at the rear of the unit did not function properly.  Once the equipment reached Seattle’s yard the technicians and welders got to [...]

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Jib Crane Strut Repair

Crane Jib Inspection This month WHECO Richland repaired a Jib Strut for a customer from out of state. A new replacement was no longer available which made a repair the logical way forward. Both main chords on the strut were damaged and one was beyond straightening.  Samples of the chord material were taken to determine [...]

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