severe burns will result if acid is spilled
(8) Open battery box, remove the battery
caps and pour sufficient electrolyte into each cell to
cover the plates to a depth of 5/8 inch. Re-install
b. Perform lubrication service as instructed
c. Perform daily preventive maintenance
Use care in handling the electrolyte as
SECTION II. REPAIR PARTS, SPECIAL TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT
4-4. Maintenance Repair Parts
4-2. Tools and Equipment.
Tools, equipment and repair parts issued with or
Repair parts and equipment will be listed and
authorized for the mixer are listed in the Basic
illustrated in the repair parts and special tools list
covering organizational maintenance for this
4-3. Special Tools and Equipment
equipment in TM 5-3895-342-20P.
No special tools or equipment are required by
organizational personnel for maintenance of the
SECTION III. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
Preventive maintenance is detecting/correcting
Dry cleaning solvent, SD-2, used to
problems before they happen, or fixing little
clean parts is potentially dangerous to
problems before they become big problems. Table
personnel and property. Do not use
4-1 contains a list of preventive maintenance
near open flame or excessive heat.
checks and services to be performed by organiza-
Flash point of solvent is 138 .
tional maintenance personnel. Attention to these
checks and services will increase the useful life of
c. Make cleanup a part of your preventive
the equipment, but every possible problem cannot
maintenance. Dirt, grease, oil, and debris may
be covered in the PMCS. You need to be alert for
cover up a serious problem. Use drycleaning
anything that might cause a problem. If anything
solvent (SD-2) to clean metal surfaces. Wipe off
does look wrong, and you can't fix it, write it on a
excess grease and spilled oil. Use soap and water
DA Form 2404 and report it to your supervisor. Be
when you clean rubber or plastic material.
sure to record any corrective action.
d. Watch for and correct anything that might
cause a problem with the equipment. Some things
4-5-1. Organizational Preventive Maintenance
you should watch for are:
Checks and Services
(1) Bolts, nuts, and screws that are loose,
missing, bent, or broken.
a. Perform the checks and services at the
(2) Welds that are bad or broken.
(3) Electric wires and connectors that are
bare, broken, or loose.
(4) Hoses and fluid lines that leak, or show
MAINTENANCE checks and services once each
signs of damage or wear.
e. You should know how fluid leaks affect the
MAINTENANCE twice a year, or each six months.
status of your equipment. Learn and be familiar
with the following types/classes of leakage. When
MAINTENANCE once each year.
in doubt, notify your supervisor!
Leakage definitions for PMCS are:
MAINTENANCE once each two years.
CLASS I Seepage of fluid (as indicated by wetness
or discoloration) not great enough to form
MAINTENANCE at the hour interval listed.
b. If the mixer doesn't work properly and you
CLASS II Leakage of fluid great enough to form
drops but not enough to cause drops to
can't see what is wrong, refer to Section IV for
drip from the item being
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