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Lifting safely - Episode 2 - Smart Fortwo

How do I lift a Smart Fortwo safely and correctly with a 2-column lift?

Disclaimer: The guidelines provided by NUSSBAUM GROUP in this video are for educational purposes only.
The OTTO NUSSBAUM GmbH & Co KG is not to be held liable for any incidents that may occur when following the instructions given in this video. Always follow the equipment specification made available by the vehicle manufacturer. The usual safety measures must be observed at any time during lifting and lowering.

Special features of the vehicle: The pick-up points of the Smart Fortwo are very close to each other.

1. For optimal door opening and ideal weight distribution, always drive in the car dead center between the columns.
2. Place the car so that the left and right rear-view mirrors are aligned with the column.
3. Position the carrying arms.
4. Roll up the pick-up pads so that they touch the vehicle. That will give you more stability.
5. Lift the vehicle up, stop once. Now check the gearing and that all arms kept their correct position under the car.
6. Lift the vehicle to the desired height.

 

Bonus: How to lift a Smart Fortwo with a 5-ton 2-column lift with double-jointed arms?

In this video: 2-column lift POWER LIFT HL 2.35 NT
2-column lift POWER LIFT HL 2.50 NT DG

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Online on: November 15, 2016

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