ment parts that must be replaced during
c. M a n d a t o r y
PMCS whether they have failed or not.
d. Lubrication. T h e l u b r i c a t i o n p r o c e d u r e s
· If no other treatment is directed,
identified in the PMCS table are for unit main-
coat unprotected metal surfaces
tenance. Lubrication intervals (on-condition or
hard time) are based on normal operation.
Lubricate more often during constant use or
· Clean around filler necks/drain
pIugs/openings before servicing t o
(1) Use only authorized
tified in the lubricant table.
(2) Dispose of used lubricants in
(7) Perform a quarterly lubrication as soon
as possible after water fording operation.
accordance with local Standard Operating
(8) Type of lubricants used at each point
a r e identified by arrows as follows:
(3) For arctic operation, see FM 9-207.
(4) For desert operation, see FM 90-3.
(5) Clean all grease fittings before attaching
Observe the following:
Never use the wrong type of grease.
Never use too much lubrication.
(6) When using grease gun, operate until
· Always clean grease fittings before
grease appears around seals or out of relief valve
and check escaping grease for contamination. If
· Always use the Lubrication Instructions.
contamination is found, replace the grease.