Section III. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS), LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS, AND
MANDATORY REPLACEMENT PARTS
Lubrication instructions are part of the Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS). All lubrication instructions
GENERAL LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS.
Clean Fitting Before Lubricating. Clean parts with drycleaning solvent or equivalent. Dry before lubricating.
Lubricate After Fording. If fording occurs, lubricate all fittings below fording depth. Fording is not
Lubrication After High-Pressure Washing. After washing, lubricate all grease fittings and oil can points
outside and underneath Heater.
Warranty Hard-time Statement. For equipment under manufacturers warranty, hard-time oil service
intervals shall be followed. Intervals shall be shortened if lubricants are known to be contaminated or if operation is under
adverse conditions (such as longer than usual operating hours, extended idling periods, or extreme dust).
PMCS means systematic caring, inspecting, and servicing equipment to keep it in good condition and to prevent
breakdowns. To be sure that the Heater is ready for operation at all times. it must be inspected systematically so that
defects may be discovered and corrected before they result in serious damage or failure. Use a DA Form 2404
(Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet) to record any deficiencies and shortcomings. You DO NOT need to
record faults that you fix.
PMCS, Table 4-1, lists inspections and care required to keep your Heater in good operating condition.
The "INTERVAL" column of Table 4-1 tells you when to do a certain check or service.
The "PROCEDURE" column of Table 4-1 tells you how to do required checks and services. Carefully follow