Fork prong does not lower

When an electric forklift breaks down midway being used, is it normal that fork prongs cannot be lowered by gravity?
It is quite a concern because:

1. it is as safety hazard when the fork prongs are protruding at mid height.
2. it adversely affects operations if this happens while cargo is being handled. It would inconvenience operations as a second forklift would be needed to lift the cargo off the first forklift.

Is this by design or merely a faulty forklift? According to supplier, to lower it, it would require mechanic to attend to it and lower it (I assume by adjusting some hydraulic valve)
  • Posted 3 Mar 2023 12:50
  • Discussion started by chewingyu
  • Singapore, Singapore
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Upz post for response. Any manufacturers able to respond?
  • Posted 24 Mar 2023 17:43
  • Reply by chewingyu
  • Singapore, Singapore

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