1. ARMY OIL ANALYSIS PROGRAM (AOAP).
4. ENGINE CRANKCASE AND OIL FILTER.
Check daily for level between ADD and
For Active Army units, obtain samples from
FULL marks on dipstick. Add oil (OE/HDO)
engine and automatic transmission every 50
as required. Drain crankcase only when oil
hours of operation or 60 days (whichever
is hot. Replace oil filter and refill to FULL
comes fires). Reserve and National Guard
mark on dipstick. Operate engine for three
activities will use 50 hours or 90 days as the
minutes, stop engine, and recheck level.
prescribed sample intervals. Reserve and
Add OE/HDO if necessary. Replace engine
National Guard equipment in frequent use
oil filter at each oil change.
during active training period will adhere to the
schedule for Active Army units.
minimum, one sample from each unit's two
5. When AOAP laboratory support is not
week active training period will be submitted
available, drain crankcase oil, replace oil
for each item of equipment. Send these
samples to the nearest AOAP laboratory.
Refer to TB 43-0210 for sampling instruc-
tions. When or if AOAP laboratory support is
6. TRANSMISSION. Check oil level with
unavailable, hard time intervals will apply.
engine off. Add oil untiI level reaches ADD
mark. Start engine and warm oil. With
engine at idle speed, check oil level. Add oil
until level reaches ADD mark. Drain trarns-
mission oil only when oil is hot. Clean suc-
tion screen and breather using SD-2 every
Do not hold oil samples. Submit oil samples
oil change and replace oil filter. Use new
as soon as they have been taken.
gasket when installing suction screen.
Seasonal oil changes will be made due to
expected temperatures. (See Temperature
7. When AOAP Iaboratory support is not
available, replace oil and filter each 500
hours or six months.
2. NEW SCOOP LOADERS. If loader is
8. DIFFERENTIAL FRONT AND REAR.
filters (engine, steering hydraulic, and
Drive loader for 10 minutes to warm lubri-
hydraulic) after first 20 hours.
cant. Clean area around fill and drain plugs
before removing using clean cloth moist-
3. HYDRAULIC RESERVOIR. Check level
ened with SD-2. After draining, install drain
plug and fill to just below fill plug opening
daily at sight gage. Lower loader bucket to
then install fill plug.
ground and turn off engine. Oil must be
seen in sight gage, Clean area around fill
cap using clean cloth and SD-2 before
removing. Drain oil only when hot. Remove
suction screen and clean using clean cloth
and SD-2 every oil change. Replace both
steering hydraulic and hydraulic oil filters
9. PLANETARY WHEEL ENDS. To check,
each 500 hours or when HYDRAULIC
start engine and move loader until plan-
FILTER light is on.
etary wheel end leve/fill plug is at nine
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