Table 2-3. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services - CONT.
I t e m to
Not Fully Mission
If NBC exposure is suspected, all air filter
media should be handled by personnel
wearing protective equipment. Consult
your unit NBC Officer or NBC NCO for
appropriate handling or disposal
Check air cleaner service indicator. If red
When red flag is in raised
position. If air cleaner is
flag is raised, filter element requires
Check for defects.
Rim is bent, lugnuts are
loose or missing.
Tires are missing pieces of
Check tires for defects and correct air
rubber, heavily cracked, or
front tires - 40psi
rear tires - 20psi
Reference: TM 9-2610-200-24
Wait at least 5 minutes after shutting off the
engine to allow oil to drain to oil pan
With engine shut off, check dipstick for oil
Class III leaks exist.
level. Never operate the engine oil level
below the L (low) mark or above the II
Check for leaks at all valve cover gaskets.
Class III leaks.