Section V. UNIT MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
4-12. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS.
This section contains instructions for performing unit level maintenance on the Lubricating and Servicing Unit.
Chock wheels when unit is not on a level surface or during maintenance
Unit could roll and cause injury.
To ensure safety of personnel, proper care should be used when handling assemblies and parts. Many
assemblies are heavy The assistance of another person, lifting device, or other support equipment may be
required to move or position heavy items.
Personnel must remove all items of jewelry (rings, bracelets, watches, necklaces etc.) and loose clothing
before working on the equipment Jewelry and loose clothing can get caught in moving parts and result in
injury to personnel. Jewelry can cause electrical shorts or severe injury when working around electrical
Obtain proper equipment before beginning maintenance This includes hand tools and/or special tools, receptacles
for storing small parts, and expendable materials required by the maintenance task.
Preparation For Disassembly.
Dry cleaning solvent is flammable and toxic Keep solvent away from open
flames or sparks. Avoid inhaling solvent fumes. Avoid contact with skin.
Unit, tools, work area, and hands should be clean before maintenance is started Dry solvent will clean most items
encountered. A steam cleaner will clean caked on mud and grease. Use suitable soap or hand cleaner for your
hands. Dirt and debris on parts can cause premature aging, breakdown or failure of equipment
Identify all parts that you remove with numbered or lettered tags This procedure will allow you to quickly
and correctly reassemble the equipment you are working on
Protect yourself and your equipment. Get help when working with heavy items.
Before reassembling equipment, coat all bare metal surfaces with light oil. Oil will prevent rust, corrosion, and
ensure easy removal in the future.