MAINTENANCE ALLOCATION CHART
LOADER, SCOOP 2½ CU YD (CCE)
CATERPILLAR MODEL 950BNS/950BS
Section I. INTRODUCTION
1. General: This Maintenance Allocation Chart designates responsibility for
performance of Maintenance functions to specific Maintenance categories.
a. Inspect: To determine the serviceability of an item by comparing its
physical, mechanical and/or electrical characteristics with established standards
Test: To verify serviceability and detect incipient failures by measuring
the mechanical or electrical characteristics of an item and comparing those
characteristics with prescribed standards.
c. Service: Operations required periodically to keep an item in proper
operating condition, i.e., to clean (decontaminate), to preserve, to drain, to paint,
or to replenish fuel, lubricants, hydraulic fluids, or compressed air supplies.
d. Adjust: To maintain, within prescribed limits, by bringing into proper or
exact position or by setting the operation characteristics to specified parameters.
e. Align: To adjust specified variable elements of an item to bring optimum
or desired performance.
Calibrate; To determine and cause corrections to be made or to be
adjusted merits or test measuring and diagnostic equipment used in
precision measurement. Consists of comparisons of two instruments, one of which
is a certified standard of known accuracy, to detect and adjust any discrepancy in
the accuracy of the instrument being compared.
Install: The act of emplacing, seating, or fixing into position an item,
part, or module (component or assembly) in a manner to allow the proper
functioning of an equipment or system.
h. Replace: The act of substituting a serviceable like type part,
subassembly, or module (component or assembly) for an unserviceable counterpart.
i. Repair: The application of maintenance services or other maintenance
actions to restore serviceability to an item by correcting specific damage, fault,
malfunction, or failure in part, subassembly, module (component or assembly), end
item, or system.