LUBRICATION/SERVICES NOTES (CONT)
Dry Cleaning Solvent (P-D-680) is TOXIC and flammable.
Wear protective goggles and gloves;
use only in well-ventilated area; avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothes, and do not breath
Keep away from heat or flame.
Never smoke when using solvent; the flashpoint for
Type I Dry Cleaning Solvent is 100
F (38 C) and for Type II is 138 F (50 C).
Failure to comply
may result in serious injury or death to personnel.
If personnel become dizzy while using cleaning solvent, immediately get fresh air and medical
If solvent contacts skin or clothes, flush with cold water.
If solvent contacts eyes,
immediately flush eyes with water and get medical attention.
Failure to comply may result in
injury to personnel.
17. ENGINE CRANKCASE BREATHER.
Remove crankcase breather and clean with Dry Cleaning Solvent (SD P-D-680)
(Item 65, Appendix D) or equivalent, and replace o-ring seal every 6,000 miles (9,654 km) or once every six months,
whichever occurs first (para 3-5).
18. FRONT AXLE SPRING BOLT and SPRING SHACKLE.
Lubricate front axle spring bolt and spring shackle with
GAA every 3,000 miles (4,827 km) or once every three months, whichever occurs first, using a low pressure lubrication
gun until grease appears between pins and bushings at both ends of spring bolt and spring shackle.
If pins do not
accept grease, notify Direct Support to remove pins.
Clean and inspect pins and bushings, replace if necessary.
operating conditions are severe or abnormal, service at 1,000 miles (1,609 km) or once every month, whichever occurs
19. BATTERY POSTS.
Service batteries in accordance with TM 9-6140-200-14, every 6,000 miles (9,654 km) or once
every six months, whichever occurs first.
20. FRONT AXLE SHAFT UNIVERSAL JOINTS and STEERING KNUCKLES.
Lubricate universal joints every 3,000
miles (4,827 km) or once every three months, whichever occurs first.
Lubricate steering knuckles with GAA every 6,000
miles (9,654 km) or once every six months, whichever occurs first, using a low pressure lubrication gun.
conditions are severe or abnormal, service at 1,000 miles (1,609 km) or once every month, whichever occurs first.
21. BRAKE WEDGE and AIR CHAMBER: BRAKE SPIDER, SELF-ADJUSTER MECHANISM, AND WEDGE
Clean and lubricate (with GAA) areas of spider and hardware that contact the brake shoes.
clean and lubricate the self-adjuster mechanism.
Clean and lubricate the wedge head, rollers and ramps in the plungers.
Clean and lubricate every 6,000 miles (9,654 km).
If operating conditions are severe or abnormal, service at 3,000 miles
(4,827 km) or once every three months, whichever occurs first, or when any of the following occur:
Refer to para 11-4
Seals are replaced
Plungers are removed
Brakes are relined
Grease becomes contaminated or hardened
22. HYDRAULIC TANK (M1089).
Check oil level weekly and make sure oil level indicates FULL.
Units participating in
AOAP will sample oil annually and change oil and filter as directed by AOAP.
Units not participating in AOAP will
change oil and filter every two years.
Drain oil and refill hydraulic tank with OE/HDO specified for ambient operating
Fill hydraulic tank until oil level is at the FULL mark on the sight glass.
Do not overfill.
oil filter (para 19-20) when oil is changed.
Check oil level with Material Handling Crane (MHC) in the stowed position.