MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS (OPERATOR)
Section I. SPECIAL ORGANIZATIONAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Special Tools and Equipment Which Are
Supplied With or Issued for Use With the Equipment
28. On Vehicle Material (OVM)
No special tools or equipment are required for
List of tools and parts attached to the equipment
operator maintenance of this shop set.
Special tools and equipment required for operator
Section II. LUBRICATION
A lubrication order is issued for each item of
instructions for the protection of equipment under
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.
Wipe off all excess lubricant after lubricating.
30. Detailed Lubrication Instructions
c. Points of Application. The points of application
are illustrated in the applicable lubrication order. Follow
lubricants, make certain the container is clean and
the detailed lubrication instructions illustrated beneath
securely covered to prevent dirt, dust, or other foreign
each lubrication point, indicating procedures to be
matter from entering. Be sure that the lubricant is clean
followed at each point. Apply the lubricant indicated on
before using. Keep lubrication equipment in a place
the lubrication order.
where it will be safe from damage and free from dirt.
Section III. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE SERVICES
b. Before Operation Service.
This is a brief
a. Responsibility and Intervals.
service to ascertain that the equipment is ready for
function of preventive maintenance is to prevent
operation; it is essentially a check to determine if
breakdowns and therefore the need for repair.
conditions affecting the equipment's readiness have
Preventive maintenance services which are the
changed since the last "after operation" service.
responsibility of the operator will be performed before
c. During Operation Service. This service consists
operation, during operation, at halt, and after operation
of the detection of unsatisfactory performance while the
equipment is in operation.