Upon receipt of a new, used or reconditioned FRS, the receiving organization must see if it has been
properly prepared for service and is in good condition (TM 9-4940-568-10). Inspect all assemblies,
subassemblies and accessories to be sure they are in proper working order. Secure, clean and correctly
adjust and/or lubricate (Para 2-9 and TM 9-4940-568-10) as needed. Check all tools and equipment to be
sure every item is there (SC 3990-CL), in good condition, clean and properly mounted or stowed
Follow general procedures for all services and inspections given in TM 9-4940-568-10.
Inspection and Servicing Equipment.
When FRS is received, inspect all items for damage that may have occurred during shipping and
unloading operations. Pay close attention to any loose or missing nuts, bolts, screws, access plates, drain
plugs, draincocks, oil plugs, assemblies, subassemblies, or components that may be easily lost or broken
in transit. Check Basic Issue Items (BII) against checklist to make sure all items are accounted for and
are in good condition (TM 9-4940-568-10). Carefully list all discrepancies.
Drycleaning Solvent (P-D-680) is TOXIC and flammable. Wear protective goggles, face
shield, and gloves; use only in a well-ventilated area; avoid contact with skin, eyes, and
clothes, and do not breathe vapors. Keep away from heat or flame. Never smoke when
using solvent. The flashpoint for Type II Drycleaning Solvent is 140 degrees F (60 degrees
C) and Type III Drycleaning Solvent is 200 degrees F (93 degrees C). Failure to do so may
result in injury or death to personnel.
If personnel become dizzy while using cleaning solvent, immediately get fresh air and
medical help. If solvent contacts skin or clothes, flush with cold water. If solvent contacts
eyes, immediately flush eyes with water and get immediate medical attention.
Clean all exterior surfaces coated with rust-preventive compound with drycleaning solvent (Item 38,
Perform the Semiannual (6-month) Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS), Table 2-1.
Lubricate specific points shown in Para 2-9 and TM 9-4940-568-10 regardless of interval. Check
processing tag for engine oil. If tag states the oil is good for 250 hours of operation and is of the proper
grade for local climatic operation, check oil level but do not change oil.
Schedule a semiannual service in accordance with DA Pam 738-750.