PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
1. Do your before (B) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE just before you operate the Heater Hot Oil. Pay attention to the
CAUTIONS and WARNINGS.
2. Do your during (D) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE during operation. (During operation means to monitor the Heater
and its related components while they are actually being operated).
3. Do your after (A) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE right after operating the
Heater. Pay attention to the CAUTIONS and WARNINGS.
4. Do your (W) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE weekly.
5. Do your (M) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE once a month.
6. If something doesn't work, troubleshoot it with the instructions in this manual or notify your supervisor.
7. Always do your PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE in the same order, so it gets to be a habit. Once you've had some
practice, you'll spot anything wrong in a hurry.
8. If anything looks wrong and you can't fix it, write it on your DA Form 2404 (Equipment Inspection and Maintenance
Worksheet). If you find some- thing seriously wrong, report it to organizational maintenance RIGHT NOW.
9. When you do your PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE, take along the tools you need to make all the checks. You always
need a rag or two.
10. Keep it clean: Dirt, grease, oil, and debris only get in the way and may cover up a serious problem. Clean as you work
and as needed. Use dry-cleaning solvent (SD-2) on all metal surfaces. Use soap and water when you clean rubber or
DRY CLEANING SOLVENT, SD-2, USED TO CLEAN PARTS IS POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS TO PERSONNEL
AND PROPERTY. DO NOT USE NEAR OPEN FLAME OR EXCESSIVE HEAT. FLASH POINT OF SOLVENT IS
1000F - 1380F.
11. Bolts, nuts, and screws: Check them all for obvious looseness, missing, bent or broken condition. You can't try them
all with a tool of course. But look for chipped paint, bare metal, or rust around bolt heads. If you find one you think is
loose, tighten it, and report it to organizational maintenance.
12. Welds: Look for loose or chipped paint, rust or gaps where parts are welded together. If you find a bad weld, report it
to organizational maintenance.