S e c t i o n I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIEL
4-1. Inspecting and Servicing the Equip-
sists of the following procedures:
(1) If you are preparing the unit for initial use,
open the container of electrolyte and fill the dry
a. Before you install the lubricating and servicing
charge batteries so that the electrolyte is up to the
unit, inspect the equipment as follows:
required level. If possible, charge the batteries for 10
(1) Inspect for cracks, dents, and other damage
or 15 minutes before connecting and applying the
that may have occurred during shipment.
(2) Inspect for loose or missing hardware.
charging instructions, Make sure you have securely
Tighten all loose hardware.
connected the batteries. Note that the positive lead is
marked +. The electrical system has a negative
(4) Inspect the hoses and hose reels for damage.
Hoses must pull easily from reels. Check all dispen-
Do not smoke or use an open flame in
sers for cracks and damage.
the vicinity when servicing the bat-
(5) Remove the tape from all engine and com-
pressor openings that have been sealed,
gas, which is highly explosive.
(6) Using the starter switch with the ignition
(2) Fill the fuel tank with gasoline. Fuel tank
switch to OFF, jog the engine. The engine and com-
capacity is 10 gallons.
presser shall turn freely without binding or scraping
(3) Lubricate the unit per LO 5-4930-218-12.
or other signs of faulty operation.
damaged controls and instruments.
This equipment is designed for mobile operation
(8) Open the drawers and check that all auxiliary
and not for permanent installation. After servicing,
equipment is present and in good condition.
no installation procedures are required. The unit
(9) Remove any paper from between drive belts
transports lubricants to the equipment which is to be
(10) Report any damage to your supervisor.
b. Servicing the lubricating and servicing unit con-
Section Il. MOVEMENT TO A NEW WORKSITE
4-3. Dismantling for Movement
4-4. Setup after Movement
a. Position the unit so that the back end faces the
a. Open the air receiver drain valve (4, fig, 2.4) to
release air from the air receiver.
equipment to be serviced. This will facilitate your ac-
b. Apply the hose reel locks (6) to lock the hose
cess to the dispensing equipment.
reels, preventing hoses from unwinding. Make sure
b. Remove the wheel chocks (10, fig. 1-1) from fen-
each dispenser (1, 2, and 3) is mounted in its bracket.
der mounting brackets and install them under the
c. Close and latch lubricant tank covers.
d. Make sure all drawers are latched and locked.
c. If the towing vehicle is going to be disconnected,
lower the landing gear before you uncouple the
e. Close and secure all enclosure doors.
f. Tow the unit to the new worksite. Proceed as
lunette of the lubricating and servicing unit from the
(1) Attach a suitable towing vehicle to the
d. Position the safety stands (5, fig. 1-2) under the
trailer; connect the trailer air brakes, safety chains,
rear of the frame. Use the landing gear crank to raise
and electrical systems. Check condition of systems
the front of the unit so that the frame rests firmly
against the safety stands. Unit should be reasonably
for proper operation before movement.
level for operation,
(2) Retract the landing gear. Secure in the travel
position. Remove the wheel chocks and stow on fen-
e. Open the enclosure doors to provide adequate air
der mounting bracket. Remove the safety stands (5,
circulation for proper cooling of the engine and com-
fig. 1-2) from under the frame and stow them behind
the fenders. Secure with the T-handled bolts.