OPERATOR/ CREW MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS
There is no lubrication required on the equipment.
Section II. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
a. To ensure that the space 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.
b. The necessary preventive maintenance checks and services
to be performed are listed and described
in table 3-
c. Defects discovered during operation of the unit shall be noted for future correction, to be made as soon as
operation has ceased. Stop operation immediately if a deficiency is noticed during operation which would damage the
equipment if operation were continued. All deficiencies and shortcomings will be recorded, together with the corrective
action taken on DA Form 2404 (Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Work sheet), at the earliest possible opportunity.
3-2. Daily Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
Table 3-1 lists those things the operator must
do before, during and after operation
of the heater
Table 3-1. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
Interval and sequence No.
Item to be inspected
Fill fuel can. Before re-filling inspect can for sediment, dirt and
FUEL LINES AND CONNECTIONS
Inspect for fuel leaks. Check heater base plate for signs of leakage.
Wipe all fuel line connections with dry cloth and inspect for cracks
using a flash light. Report cracks or leaks to higher maintenance
STOVE PIPE CONNECTIONS
inspect stove pipe for loose fitting connections. Inspect stove pipe
joints to be sure they are tightly connected together through roof jack
Remove any trash or other foreign objects.
Section III. TROUBLESHOOTING
This section contains information useful to the operator in diagnosing and correcting unsatisfactory operation or failure of
the space heater.
a Table 3-2 list malfunctions which may occur in this equipment. Each malfunction for an individual component
unit, or system is followed by a list of test or inspections which will help you to determine probable causes and corrective
actions to be taken. You should perform the tests and / or inspections and corrective actions in the order listed.