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These helpful guidelines outline work and material deficiencies in new homes and residential condominium units covered under the statutory warranty [...]

Oil Leaks, Grease Fitting, Bearing Seals Shall Be Free Of Leaks Or Defect

Article Number

6.10

Condition

OIL LEAKS, GREASE FITTING, BEARING SEALS SHALL BE FREE OF LEAKS OR DEFECT

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Elevators equipped with oil fitting, packing, valves, pumps, reservoir tank (hydraulic elevators), or bearings (sealed or unsealed), deflector sheaves, sprockets, oil buffers, etc. shall be free of oil leaks or grease escaping or leaking from the fittings.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials

Action

Equipment not meeting the Acceptable Performance/Condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

Ensuring that all components are operating as intended (leak free) is important for the longevity and proper operating of the components. Leaking bearings can result in a premature failure and seizing of the component. Leaking cylinders or coupling can be the result of excessive heat or component failure or could be the result of construction dust entering the packing.

  

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