Preventative Maintenance – WhaleCare

WhaleCare is a field based preventative maintenance programme to maximise the safety, performance and life of your vehicle† at minimum cost and with minimum downtime. It guarantees the highest levels of technical support to ensure that your vehicle stays in excellent shape and performs to the very best of its potential.

Under the WhaleCare contract we take full responsibility for planning your routine preventative maintenance programme which, for tankers, over a period of one year, which includes:

After 3 Months

  • Full inspection and detailed report on all tank, pump and drive equipment.
  • Lubrication of all tank, tipping, drive, jetting pump and exhauster.
  • Pump filters check.
  • Oil levels check.

  • After 9 Months

  • Full inspection and detailed report on all tank, pump and drive equipment.
  • Lubrication of all tank, tipping, drive, jetting pump and exhauster.
  • Replacement of all Whale disposable filters.
  • Replacement of lubricants in tanker system.
  • After 6 Months

  • Full inspection and detailed report on all tank, pump and drive equipment.
  • Lubrication of all tank, tipping, drive, jetting pump and exhauster.
  • Pump filters check.
  • Oil levels check.

  • After 12 Months

  • Full inspection and detailed report on all tank, pump and drive equipment.
  • Lubrication of all tank, tipping, drive, jetting pump and exhauster.
  • Replacement of all Whale disposable filters.
  • Replacement of lubricants in tanker system.
  • Ultra sonic tank test and report.
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    Each vehicle† inspection is comprehensive and entails testing every working component so that any remedial work can be identified early.

    The aim is to minimise the need for repair work by isolating any problems before they happen. You will be advised immediately of any critical safety items.

    On completion of the inspection you will be provided with a detailed written report, explaining the safety margins relative to levels of wear, with a quotation on any further work necessary in order to comply with legislative standards or advisable to maintain the vehicle’s† performance.

    Small repairs can be carried out straight away if required.

  • Warranty extended to two years*
  • Costs less than £100** per month
  • Available for most makes of vehicle
  • †Chassis not included.
    *Applies to Whale vehicles only. See warranty conditions.
    **Normal operation.

    The WhaleCare contract excludes repairs and maintenance on items not covered by warranty, any rectification due to misuse or abuse of equipment and out of hours service.

    If you have any questions about WhaleCare please contact Richard Austin
    Service Department,
    Whale Tankers Ltd,
    Ravenshaw,
    Solihull
    West Midlands
    B91 2SU
    Tel: 0121 704 5710
    Fax: 0121 704 5702
    E-mail: service@whale.co.uk