What is a PM (Preventative Maintenance)?
To insure the safety and reliability of the fleet, preventative maintenance schedules are in place to reduce costly repairs and downtime. All vehicles and equipment are scheduled for preventative maintenance as follows:
|Gas & Diesel Powered Vehicle||7.5K miles or 6 months|
|Police Patrol Vehicles||4K miles or 4 months|
|Off Road Diesel Equipment||Varies from EQ to EQ, up to 6 months|
|Heavy Equipment Gasoline||7.5K miles or 6 months|
|Heavy Equipment Diesel||3K miles or 3 months|
Corrective Maintenance, Repairs, Inspectors, and Additional Services
Basic preventative maintenance (PM) care accounts for only a third of the services Fleet Operations provides. The majority of services performed by Fleet is highly technical work allowing for a full vehicle life cycle that includes mandatory inspections meeting legal and environmental regulations, vehicle customization’s tailored to individual customer requirements, manufacturer warranty repairs performed in house to avoid the costs of transporting vehicles to and from the dealer and repairs that keep vehicles functioning longer and avoids expensive early replacement.
The shop hourly rate covers all shop costs including salaries, benefits and supervisors. Rates are set at each fiscal year…