Section II. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT
Level A or level C methods are used to prepare the vehicle for shipment. The following procedures provide
instructions for unpacking and preparing the vehicle for use. These instructions will apply to both levels of
preparation. Service Upon Receipt instructions are divided into three areas: unpacking, inspection, and servicing.
4-4. UNPACKING UPON RECEIPT INSTRUCTIONS.
Components with unpainted and exposed surfaces are wrapped and taped to protect them during shipment. Packing
materials and tape must be removed from the following components before inspecting them:
Hydraulic fluid vacuum gauge
Gate cylinder piston rod
Air restriction indicator
Spray bar cylinder piston rod
Instrument panel covers
Rotor boom cylinder piston rod
Front and rear floodlights
Seat back and cushion
Throttle control lever
Transmission control lever
Three valve bank assembly levers
4-5. INSPECTION UPON RECEIPT INSTRUCTIONS.
a. Make a visual inspection to ensure all basic issue items, publications, accessories, and attachments are present.
b. Check all gauges and instruments for damage that may have occurred during transport. Refer to Table 2-l for
locations of control and instruments (gauges).
c. Check for loose attaching hardware and tighten as necessary.
d. Check all electrical connections and tighten as necessary.
Check additive system hoses for damage and/or loose connections. Repair any damaged components.
4.6 SERVICE UPON RECEIPT INSTRUCTIONS.
b. Remove all preservative barrier material from vehicle components.
d. Install batteries and cables (paras 4-87,4-88 and 4-90).
Crankcase is tilled with preservation oil, MIL-P-21260. This preservation oil can remain in crankcase
until the first scheduled oil change.
e. Drain preservation oil from crankcase oil (para 4-24) and add oil as necessary; refer to Lubrication