Section V. UNIT MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
4-10. UNIT MAINTENANCE INTRODUCTION.
Instructions in this section provide general procedures to be followed for inspection, removal, cleaning, repair,
replacement, or installation of components and testing authorized at the unit level as specified by the Maintenance
Allocation Chart (MAC).
4-11. SERVICING EQUIPMENT.
Perform the PMCS contained in table 4-1.
Lubricate all points as shown in the lubrication table, Chapter 3, figure 3-1.
Schedule the next preventive maintenance checks and services on DD Form 314, Preventive Maintenance
Schedule and Record.
4-12. GROUND HANDLING.
Towing Forward. Sweeper must be properly attached to towing vehicle before use. Tow pole must be properly
attached to towing pintle of towing vehicle. Safety chains must be properly attached to towing vehicle. The appropriate
wiring hookup must be attached to the towing vehicle.
Towing Backward. Sweeper must not be towed backwards.
Jacking. Jacking of vehicle must be done with wheels blocked and hand brakes set. Select jack points only on
the main frame. Jacks will not be used to support vehicle during maintenance procedures. Personnel must be careful to
keep body parts out from under sweeper while it is in raised position. Jacks and jackstands must be capable of lifting
and/or supporting 3000 lbs (1361 kg).
Parking. While parked, sweeper must have hand brakes set and wheels blocked.
Mooring. Sweeper can be moored by attaching tiedowns to lifting shackles.
Hoisting. Sweeper can be hoisted by attaching lifting devices to lifting shackles on sweeper. Water tank must he
4-13. OPERATIONAL CHECKS.
All operational checks included in the maintenance procedures will include the techniques and methods required to
assure the satisfactory performance of the sweeper. Reference the operator's instructions for starting, run-up and
4-14. INSPECTION OF COMPONENTS.
Examine bearings for rusted or pitted rollers, balls, i aces, or separator. Examine balls and races for abrasion
and/or serious discoloration. The following are conditions for bearing rejection.