6-1. TRANSMISSION MAINTENANCE (CONT)
a. T r a n s m i s s i o n ( c o n t ).
( 2 ) S e r v i c i n g.
This task covers servicing of transmission. Transmission ser-
vicing consists of checking oil level, d r a i n i n g a n d r e f i l l i n g o i l , a n d r e p l a c i ng
transmission oil filter. Check transmission oil level every 50 hours of operation or
every week; change transmission oil, clean transmission suction strainer and brea-
t h e r , and install a new oil filter after the first 500 hours of operation and every
500 hours of operation afterwards.
TOOLS: No. 1 Common Organizational Maintenance Tool Kit
Fixed open end wrench set
Socket wrench set, 3/8 inch drive
Container, ten gallon capacity
MATERIALS/PARTS: Clean cloths
(Appendix C, item 1)
Cleaning solvent P-D-680 (Appendix C, item 2)
REFERENCES: LO 5-3805-262-12
o i l ( r e f e r t o c u r r e n t l u b r i c a t i o n o r d e r)
73342 PN 688702)
10988 PN A61234)
PRELIMINARY PROCEDURE: Engine side panels removed (page 9-14).
OIL LEVEL CHECK (SHEET 1 OF 2)
( a ) U n l o c k t r a n s m i s s i o n d i p s t i c k.
(b) Start engine and operate at idle speed. If CONV TEMP gage pointer is not
in green area, go to step (c) below otherwise go to step (g) below.
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