Table K-1. Operator/Crew Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
Equipment is not ready/
Procedure Check for and have repaired,
filed. or adjusted as needed
PERFORM WEEKLY AS WELL AS BEFORE PMCS'S
a. You are the assigned operator but have not operated
vehicle since the last weekly.
b. You are operating the vehicle for the first time.
MAKE THE FOLLOWING WALK AROUND CHECKS:
(Exterior of vehicle)
Class III leakage is evident. No fuel leak is
a. Check for evidence of leakage (oil, fuel, hydraulic fluid, or
coolant) on or under the scoop loader.
Cracked welds, buckled or split seam and
b. Check roll over protective structure (ROPS) for obvious
loose or missing mounting bolts.
damage or loose mounting.
Tires have cuts or abrasions which would
c. Check tires for obvious damage or low pressure (correct pres-
result in tire failure during operation. One
sure is 45 psi).
or more tires missing or unserviceable.
Check oil level at dipstick Add as required to FULL mark.
Check indicator during operation. Clean or replace element when
red Bag completely fills indicator window
TRANSMISSION and TORQUE CONVERTER
Check fluid level at dipstick. With engine running at operating
temperature, transmission in neutral level should be between "L"
and "H". Add as required.
Check lights for proper operation
Gages not within ranges specified
Check for normal readings as follows:
22 to 28½ volts
b. OIL PRESSURE
Low Idle (min)
165 to 185° F
Max 250° F or Red Area
.95 to 110 psi
e. AIR PRESSURE GAGE..
Controls are not operable
Check for proper operation.
Open drain cock IO release accumulated moisture Close cock.
Check oil level with engine shutdown and bucket on ground.
Level should be at FULL mark. Refill as necessary
Check coolant level. Fill to the overflow.
Belt missing or broken
Check and refill as required.
Do not smoke or allow open flame in vicinity while
checking or filling battery. The battery generates hy-
drogen, a highly explosive gas.
Check level of electrolyte. If low, fill with clean water (distilled if
possible) to the split ring In freezing weather run engine at least 15
minutes to allow added water to mix with electrolyte.