MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS (OPERATOR)
Section I. SPECIAL ORGANIZATIONAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
individual items of equipment are listed in the technical
Special Tools and Equipment Which Are
manual for the specific item.
Supplied With or Issued for Use With the Equipment
28. On Vehicle Material (OVM)
No special tools or equipment are required for
operator maintenance of this shop set. Special tools
and equipment required for operator maintenance of
Lists of tools and parts attached to the equipment
are listed in the technical manual for the specific item.
Section II. LUBRICATION
where it will be safe from damage and free of dirt.
for the protection of equipment under unusual
A lubrication order is issued for each item of
equipment and is to be carried with it at all times.
b. Cleaning. Clean all surfaces surrounding the
Lubrication orders prescribe approved lubrication
points to be lubricated before applying lubricant. Use an
procedures. The instructions contained therein are
approved cleaning solvent wash the surfaces. Wipe off
all excess lubricant after lubricating.
c. Points of Application. The points of application
30. Detailed Lubrication Instructions
are illustrated in the applicable lubrication order. Follow
the detailed lubrication instructions illustrated beneath
each lubrication point indicating procedures to be
lubricants, make certain the containers are clean and
followed at each point. Apply the lubricant indicated on
securely covered to prevent dirt, dust, or other foreign
the lubrication order key.
matter from entering. Be sure that the lubricant is clean
before using. Keep lubrication equipment in a place
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 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;