4-78. PROCEDURES FOR COMMON COMPONENTS AND MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS
b. Air Lines and Reservoirs. Drain air lines and reservoirs of condensation, and leave draincocks open.
Attach a caution tag, annotated to provide for closing of draincocks when equipment is exercised. Place tags in a
c. Seals. Seals may develop leaks during storage, or shortly thereafter. If leaking persists, refer to the
applicable maintenance section in this manual for corrective maintenance procedures.
4-79. REMOVAL OF EQUIPMENT FROM ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE.
a. Activation. Restore equipment to normal operating condition in accordance with instructions contained in
Chapter 4, Section Il.
b. Servicing. Resume the maintenance service schedule in effect at the commencement of storage, or
service the equipment before the scheduled dates in order to produce a staggered maintenance workload,
4-80. PREPARATION OF EQUIPMENT FOR SHIPMENT.
a. Refer to TM 55-21, TM 55-601, and TM 743-200-1 for additional instructions on processing, storage, and
shipment of material.
b. Semitrailers that have been removed from storage for shipment do not have to be reprocessed if they will
reach their destination within the administrative storage period. Reprocess only if inspection reveals any corrosion, or
if anticipated in-transit weather conditions make it necessary.
c. When a semitrailer is received and has already been processed for domestic shipment, as indicated on
DD Form 1397, the semitrailer does not have to be reprocessed for storage unless corrosion and deterioration are
found during the inspection upon receipt. List on SF 364 all discrepancies found because of poor preservation,
packaging, packing, marking, handling, loading, storage, or excessive preservation. Repairs that cannot be handled
by the receiving unit must have tags attached listing needed repairs. A report of these conditions will be submitted by
the unit commander for action by the ordnance maintenance unit.
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