5-2. SPECIAL TOOLS, TMDE, AND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT.
The MAC, appendix B, identifies the authority and responsibility for maintenance tasks listed in this manual. Tool
kits, test equipment and diagnostic equipment required for performing direct and general support maintenance tasks
are also identified in the MAC. The Mixer, Rotary Tiller Repair Parts and Special Tools List (RPSTL),
TM 5-3895-369-24P lists Special tools, TMDE and support equipment required to perform direct and general
support maintenance procedures contained in this manual.
5-3. REPAIR PARTS.
Repair parts are listed and illustrated in the Repair Parts and Special Tools List, TM 5-3895-369-24P, covering direct
and general maintenance for vehicle.
Section II. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT
Section Ill. DIRECT AND GENERAL SUPPORT PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS
AND SERVICES (PMCS)
5-4. MAINTENANCE INTRODUCTION.
Instructions in this section provide general procedures to be followed for inspection, removal, cleaning, repair,
replacement, or installation of components, and testing authorized at the direct support/general support maintenance
level as specified by the Maintenance Allocation Chart (MAC).
a. Servicing. All services are performed at the unit support level of maintenance according appendix B,
Maintenance Allocation Chart.
c. Operational Checks. All operational checks included in the maintenance procedures will include the
techniques and methods required to assure the satisfactory performance of vehicle. Reference the operator's
instructions, Chapter 2, for start, run-up, and shutdown procedures.
d. Inspection of Components.
(1) Inspect all surfaces in contact with gaskets, packings, or seals for nicks and burrs which might damage the
new seal upon assembly. If any defect is found, remove it before assembly.
Defects which may cause bearing binding or misalignment are cause for rejection. Nicks or gouges
outside race load areas are not cause for rejection.
(2) Inspect bearings for rusted or pitted balls, races, or separators. Inspect balls and races for abrasion and