198. Maintenance shall comprise all the planned interventions intended to maintain the heavy vehicle in good working order. More particularly, it shall pertain to the items referred to in subdivisions 2 to 11 of Division III of Chapter II in order to ensure that the vehicle complies and remains in compliance with the provisions of that Division.
When servicing the vehicle, the mechanic shall follow predetermined steps, that is, inspections, adjustments or changes. Furthermore, where the mechanic observes an anomaly making him foresee the poor operation of a part of the heavy vehicle before the next service, he shall repair, change or adjust it immediately or plan to do it before that service.
O.C. 1483-98, s. 198; O.C. 623-99, s. 13.