The Loader will not require any new
or special maintenance considerations.
All maintenance functions
can be accomplished within the current maintenance concepts
established for construction equipment.
consists of daily checks, servicing and adjustments to obtain and
maintain a specific mission profile.
Repair by operator/crew is
limited to minor adjustments which ,do not require disassembly.
will be accomplished by adjusting or replacing accessible parts,
assemblies and modules.
A module is an item assembly or
Organizational maintenance is designed to be handled
as a single unit to facilitate supply and/or maintenance which
does not require disassembly, special tools or test equipment.
Direct Support Maintenance:
Direct Support Maintenance provides quick response
to on equipment repairs consisting of complete adjustment and
replacement of designated parts.
Assemblies and modules to
return the item to operation ready status.
Direct support maintenance performs off equipment
repair to designated assembled modules and replaces special kits
and authorized piece parts.
General Support Maintenance:
maintenance repairs and returns to the supply syskem.designated
assembled modules which overflow from or exceed the capability of
direct support maintenance.
General support maintenance performs
limited piece part repair and overhaul of selected major
assemblies or components designated by the area support command
for return to stock.
Depot maintenance overhauls end
items and selected major assemblies when they are required to
satisfy overall Army requirements.
Overhaul of the end item may
also be performed by contract with manufacturer.
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Maintenance Allocation Chart.
Maintenance will be
performed as necessary by the category indicated in the
Maintenance Allocation Chart (MAC) to retain or restore
All authorized maintenance within the capability
of a using organization will be accomplished before referring the
item to support maintenance.
Higher categories will perform the