5 July 1984
(Supersedes LO 5-3805-240-12-1, 22 DECEMBER 1969, -2, 25 JULY 1969, AND -3, 22
DITCHING MACHINE, DIESEL ENGINE DRIVEN;
WHEEL MTD, LADDER-TYPE 6 FT DEPTH
OF CUT, 24-INCH WIDTH OF CUT
(PARSON MODEL 624 VL) (NSN 3805-00-050-4638)
Reference: TM 5-3805-240-12 and FEDERAL SUPPLY CATALOG C9100-IL.
Intervals (on-condition or hard time) and the related
Clean parts or fittings with dry cleaning solvent (SD),
man-hour times are based on normal operation. The
Type II or equivalent. Dry before lubricating. Dotted
man-hour time specified is the time you need to do all
arrow shafts indicate lubrication on both sides of
the services prescribed for a particular interval. On
equipment. A dotted circle indicates a drain below.
condition (OC) oil sample intervals shall be applied
Relubricate all items found contaminated after fording or
unless changed by the Army Oil Analysis Program
(AOAP) laboratory. Change the hard time interval if your
lubricants are contaminated or if you are operating the
The lowest level of maintenance authorized to lubricate
equipment under adverse operating conditions, including
a point is indicated by one of the following symbols as
longer-than-usual operating hours.
The hard time
appropriate: Operator/Crew (C) ; and Organizational
interval may be extended during periods of low activity.
If extended, adequate preservation precautions must be
taken. Hard time intervals will be applied in the event
Reporting errors and recommending improvements.
AOAP laboratory support is not available.
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Dry cleaning fluid is flammable. Do
and Blank Forms) direct to: Commander, US Army
not use near a flame or excessive
Tank-Automotive Command, ATTN:
Use only with adequate
Warren, MI 48090. A reply will be furnished to you.
breathing of vapors and minimize
*The time specified is the time required to perform all services
at the particular interval (on-condition or hard times).
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