SECTION IX-2 MAINTENANCE
2-1. Maintenance Concept
mitted in accordance with DA Pam 738-750.
The loader will not require any new or special mainte-
2-5. Equipment Readiness Reporting
nance considerations. All maintenance functions can be
Readiness Reporting will be accomplished as required by
accomplished within the current maintenance concepts es-
current DA Pam 738-750.
tablished for construction equipment.
2-6. Maintenance Expenditure Limits
a. Operator/Crew Maintenance. Operator and crew
The average life expectancy for the loader is 15 years.
maintenance is limited to daily preventive maintenance
PERCENT OF REPAIR
checks and services.
b. Organizational Maintenance. Organizational main-
tenance consists of scheduled preventive maintenance
services, minor repairs and adjustments.
c. Direct Support Maintenance. Direct support mainte-
nance consists of repairs on-site or in a direct support unit
shop. Repairs are accomplished with a minimum of tools
2-7. Shipment and Storage
and test equipment; the assemblies and end items thus
Shipment and Storage. Refer to TB 740-97-2 for proce-
repaired are returned to their users.
dures covering preservation of equipment for shipment
d. General Support Maintenance. General support
maintenance overhauls selected assemblies and repairs
items designated by the area support command for return
2-8. Destruction to Prevent Enemy Use
e. Depot Maintenance. Depot maintenance overhauls
Refer to TM 750-244-6 for procedures covering de-
end items and selected major assemblies when they are
struction of equipment to prevent enemy use
required to satisfy overall Army requirements. Overhaul
of the end item may also be performed by contract with
2-9. Fire Protection
a. A hand operated fire extinguisher may be installed
at the discretion of the using unit.
2-2. Maintenance Allocation Chart
b. Approved hand-portable fire extinguishers are listed
Maintenance will be performed as necessary by the
in TB 5-4200-200-10.
category indicated in the Maintenance Allocation Chart
2-10. Basic Issue Items List (BIIL)
All authorized maintenance within the capability of a
See Appendix D for a list of items which accompany the
using organization will be accomplished before referring
end item or are required for operation and/or operator's
the item to support maintenance. Higher categories will
perform the maintenance functions of lower categories
2-11. Maintenance and Operating Supply
when required or directed by the appropriate Command-
ers. Using and support units may exceed their authorized
See Appendix J for a fit of maintenance and operating
scope and functions in the MAC when approval is granted
supplies required for initial operation.
by the next higher support maintenance Commander.
2-12. Special Tools and Equipment
No special tools or equipment are required for operation
Modifications wig be accomplished by the end item
and maintenance of the Loader.
manufacturer after TACOM approves the field cam-
2-13. Maintenance Forms and Records
2-4. Equipment Improvement Recommen-
Operational Maintenance and Historical Records will be
maintained as required by the current DA Pam 738-750.
Equipment Improvement Recommendations will be sub-
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