Table 3-1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (Operotor and Crew)
Item to be inspected
Check for proper inflation.
Drain moisture from tank. Inspect for
Air brake reservoir
leaks and loose mountings,
Check for proper operation and defec-
Check condition of the fire extinguisher
and inspect for full charge.
See that it is properly mounted.
Check condition of batteries. Maintain
proper electrolyte level, Make sure
all cables are tight.
Inspect for proper operation, leakage
and secure mounting.
Inspect condition and tension of gener-
ator drive belt.
Inspect condition and tension of
See that all tools and equipment used
Tools and equipment
with the unit are in a serviceable
condition. Clean and properly stow all
tools and equipment.
Inspect cylinder head and cooling fins
for any accumulation of dirt or rust.
Check all gages for broken glass and
secure mounting. Check all gages for
Inspect filter sediment bowl for accu-
mulation of water or dirt. Clean bowl
and screen if dirt or water is present.
Check fuel supply. See that fuel tank
fins for accumulation of dirt and
Check for lubrication or air leaks.
Check swivel joints at hose reel inlet.
Open air receiver drain cock for a short
Air receiver drain
time to release moisture.
Inspect lubricant pumps for leakage.
Inspect pump hoses for leaks or
Section IV. OPERATOR'S TROUBLESHOOTING
action recommended is described opposite the proba-
This section provides information useful in diagnos-
3-9. Troubleshooting Table
ing and correcting unsatisfactory operation or failure
Table 3-2 lists operator and crew troubleshooting
of the lubricating and servicing unit and its compo-
malfunctions, probable causes and corrective action
nents. Malfunctions which may occur are listed in
to be taken. Refer to TM 5-2805-203-14 for the mili-
table 3-2. Each malfunction stated is followed by a
tary standard engine troubleshooting symptoms.
list of probable causes of the trouble. The corrective