SPARK PLUGS. Replace spark plugs that have cracked insulators and burned
electrodes. Clean and set spark plug gaps for 0.028 to 0.033 inch. Torque
spark plugs to 30 foot-pounds. Replace leads which are frayed or broken.
Clean and tighten lead connections. Reference TM9-8030, par. 124.
Add oil as indicated by level gage. Reference current
OIL LEVEL GAGE.
HORN, MIRRORS, WIPERS, AND BLADES. Tighten loose mounting and electrical
Replace worn or damaged horn, mirrors, wipers, and blades.
Reference TM9-8030, par.179 and 269.
TURN SIGNAL AND BRAKE LOCK SWITCHES. Tighten loose mounting and electrical
Replace worn or frayed wiring and damaged or defective switches.
GENERATOR-WELDER AIR FILTERS. Clean a dirty filter. Replace a defective
TRUCK FUEL TANK FUEL FILTER. Tighten fuel tank cover if gasket is leaking.
Clean a dirty filter element. Reference TM9-8030, par. 139.
ARMATURE, COMMUTATOR, SLIPRINGS, AND BRUSHES. Check for worn or frayed
wi ring. Tighten loose mounting and electrical connections. Clean dirty
commutator and slipring surfaces. Replace exciter brushes if worn to less
than 3/4 inch in length. Replace ac generator brushes if worn to less than
7/8 inch in length. Correct brush spring tension for all brushes is 32 ounces
STEERING. Add oil as indicated by level plug; reference L09-8030. Check
steering for free-play, bind, wander, shimmy, or side pull. Adjust steering
as necessary. Replace defective steering components. Reference TM9-8030,
pars.230 thru 237.
CLUTCH. Proper clutch pedal free travel is 1 inch. Check clutch for drag,
noise, chatter, grab, or slip. Reference TM9-8030,pars. 186 thru 189.
BRAKES (SERVICE AND HAND). Proper brake pedal free travel is 3/4 to 1 inch.
Check brakes for side pull, noise, chatter, or grabbing. Fill brake master
cylinder. The pawl of the handbrake lever should be engaged in the third to
fifth notch of the sector for full application of the brake. Replace worn
or defective brake system components. Reference TM9-8030, pars.213 thru 224.
FUEL FILTER. Tighten blind nut if gasket is leaking. Clean a dirty filter
element. Reference TM9-8030.
TIRES AND WHEELS. Inflate tires to 40 psi. Remove imbedded foreign matter.
Replace worn, cut, or broken tires. Replace missing valve caps. Tighten
wheel capnuts to between 200 and 225 foot-pounds. Check front wheel bearing
adjustment. Rotate tires. Reference TM9-8030, pars.225 thru 229.