Table 2-2. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES WITH LUBRICATION
INSTRUCTIONS FOR M578 RECOVERY VEHICLE (CONT)
Not Fully Mission
Item To Check/
Dry cleaning solvent (SD2) is toxic and
flammable. Wear protective goggles and
gloves and use only in well-ventilated area.
a .Remove breather (1) and clean with dry cleaning
solvent (item 10, appx C).
b . Dry, inspect, dip in OE/HDO (item 14.1, appx C)
Perform the following semiannually if winch or cable
has not been used.
Unwind and clean entire cable.
B r u s h - s o a k cable and drum with OE/HDO or OEA
(item 14.1 or 14.2, appx C).
Wipe off excess oil and coat cable and drum
with lubricating oil (CWll or GO-75) (item 13.1
or 13.2, appx C).
Cable is unsafe if three broken wires are
found in one strand of 6 x 7 ft (1.8 x 2.1
m) rope, six broken wires in one strand of 6
x 19 ft (1.8 x 5.8 m) rope, or nine broken
wires in one strand of 6 x 37 ft (1.8 x 11.3
Check the boom and tow winch cables for
worn, or corrod-
damage resulting from kinks, bends, crushed
sections, or fraying w h i c h c a u s e p o t e n t i a l w e a k
points and hazards.