Lubrication instructions contained in this PMCS are MANDATORY.
The overall view of lubrication points is located at the end of this work package in
Lubrication Instructions. Localized views are located, together with specific lubrication
instructions, in the PMCS table.
The loader is not enrolled in the Army Oil Analysis Program (AOAP).
Refer to FM 9-207 for lubrication in arctic operation.
1. Included in this PMCS are lubrication services to be performed by the operator.
2. Lubrication intervals are based on normal operation. Lubricate more during constant use and less during
inactive periods. Use correct grade of lubricant for seasonal temperature expected. Refer to the KEY on the
3. For equipment under manufacturer's warranty, hardtime intervals shall be followed. Shorten intervals if
lubricants are known to be contaminated or if operation is under adverse conditions (e.g., longer than usual
operating hours, extended idling periods, extreme dust).
4. Keep all lubricants in a closed container and store in a clean, dry place away from extreme heat. Keep
container covers clean and do not allow dust, dirt, or other foreign materials to mix with lubricants. Keep
lubrication equipment clean and ready for use.
Solvent cleaning compound MIL-PRF-680 Type III is an environmentally compliant and
low-toxic material. However, it may be irritating to the eyes and skin. Use protective gloves
and goggles. Use in well ventilated areas. Keep away from open flames and other sources
of ignition. Failure to follow this warning may result in injury or death to personnel.
5. Clean area around lubrication points with solvent cleaning compound or equivalent before lubricating
equipment. Keep all external parts not requiring lubrication free of lubricants. After lubrication, wipe off excess
lubricant to prevent accumulation of foreign matter.
6. Maintain a record of lubrication performed and report any problems noted during lubrication. Refer to DA PAM
750-8 for forms and procedures to record and report any findings.