Please Read Carefully
and information is supplied to you for your protection and to provide you
with many years of trouble free and safe operation of your Richmond Gear
Read ALL instructions prior to operating
transmission and/or ring and pinion. Injury to personnel, transmission or
ring and pinion failure may be caused by improper installation,
maintenance or operation.
- It is dangerous to get under a jacked-up
vehicle. The vehicle could slip off the jack and fall on you. You could
be crushed. Never place any part of your body under a vehicle that is on
a jack. Never start or run the engine while the vehicle is on a jack. If
you need to get under a raised vehicle, take it to a service center
where it can be raised on a lift.
- Hot oil can cause severe burns. Use extreme
care when removing lubrication plugs and when working close to a unit
that has been in operation.
- Check lube level between scheduled lube changes
to insure that proper lube level is maintained. Inspect vent plug to
insure it is clean and operating. Inspect the tightness of mounting
bolts, misalignment of connecting shafts, lube leakage, excessive
heating, or any unusual noise or vibration.
- Serious personal injury may occur as a result
of improperly performed maintenance, adjustments or repairs.
- Do not attempt any of the maintenance, checks
or repairs described on the following pages if you are not fully
familiar with these or other procedures with respect to the
transmission, or are uncertain as to how to proceed. Have the necessary
work done by a properly equipped and qualified workshop.
- Always be extremely careful when working on the
transmission. Always follow commonly accepted safety practices and
general common sense. Never risk personal injury.
- Do not operate the transmission or ring and
pinion without proper lube and correct amount.
- For safe operation and to maintain the unit
warranty, when changing a
factory installed fastener for any reason, it becomes the responsibility
the person making the change to properly account for fastener grade,
thread engagement, load, tightening torque and the means of torque
- Mounting bolts should be periodically checked
to ensure that the unit is
firmly anchored for proper operation.
- These instructions are not intended to cover
all details or variations in equipment, nor provide for every possible
contingency to be met in connection with selection, installation,
operation, and maintenance. Should further information be desired or
should particular problems arise which are not covered sufficiently for
the Buyer’s purpose, the matter should be referred to Richmond Gear.
In the event of the resale of any of the goods, in
whatever form, Resellers/Buyers will include the following language in a
conspicuous place and in a conspicuous manner in a written agreement
covering such sale:
The manufacturer makes no warranties or
representations, express or implied, by operation of law or otherwise,
as to the merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of the
goods sold hereunder. Buyer acknowledges that it alone has determined
that the goods purchased hereunder will suitably meet the requirements
of their intended use. In no event will the manufacturer be liable for
consequential, incidental or other damages. Even if the repair or
replacement remedy shall be deemed to have failed of its essential
purpose under Section 2-719 of the Uniform Commercial Code, the
manufacturer shall have no liability to Buyer for consequential damages.
Resellers/Buyers agree to also include this entire
document including the danger, warnings and cautions above in a
conspicuous place and in a conspicuous manner in writing to instruct users
on the safe usage of the product.
This information should be read together with all
other printed information supplied by Richmond Gear.