MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS (OPERATOR)
Section I. SPECIAL ORGANIZATIONAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
29. On-Vehicle Material IOVM)
28. Special Tools and Equipment
Lists of tools and parts attached to the equipment
No special tools or equipment are required for
are listed in the technical manual for the specific item.
operator maintenance of this shop set. Special tools
and equipment required for operator maintenance of
individual items of equipment are listed in the technical
manual for the item.
Section II. LUBRICATION
Lubrication instructions for the protection of equipment
A lubrication order is issued for each item of
equipment and is to be carried with it at all times.
Lubrication orders prescribe approved lubrication
b. Cleaning. Clean all surfaces surrounding the
procedures. The instructions contained therein -are
points to be lubricated before applying the lubricant.
Use an approved cleaning solvent to wash the surfaces.
31. Detailed Lubrication Instructions
Wipe off all excess lubricant after lubricating.
c. Points of Application. The points of application
lubricants, make certain the containers are clean and
are illustrated in the applicable lubrication order. Follow
securely covered to prevent dirt, dust, or other foreign
the detailed lubrication instructions illustrated beneath
matter from entering. Be sure that the lubricant is clean
each lubrication point indicating procedures to be
before using. Keep lubrication equipment in a place
followed at each point. Apply the lubricant indicated on
where it will be safe from damage and free from dirt.
the lubrication order key.
Section III. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE SERVICES
service to ascertain that the equipment is ready for
operation; it is essentially a check to determine if
a. Responsibility and Intervals.
conditions affecting the equipments readiness have
function of preventive maintenance is to prevent
changed since the last after operation service.
breakdowns and, therefore, the need for repair.
Preventive maintenance services which are the
c. During-Operation Service. This service consists
responsibility of the operator will be performed before
of the detection of unsatisfactory performance while the
operation, during operation, at halt, and after operation
equipment is in operation, the operator should be alert
for any unusual
b. Before-Operation Service.
This is a brief