Table 3-1. Unit Level Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) for IHMEE. -- Continued
Item to be
Not Fully Mission
In areas where it is common for the
temperature to vary by approximately
30 °F (17 °C), small amounts of water can
accumulate in the air system due to
a. Drain air tanks (Para 15-4). If any moisture Moisture is milky, blue, or
is forced out, inspect air dryer and replace green.
moisture is milky, blue, or green, serious
internal malfunctions are indicated.
Loose mounting, bends,
b. Inspect eight air tank reservoirs, attaching
dents, cracks, loose air
valves, lines, and connections for loose
lines, or air leaks are
mountings, bends, dents, and cracks that
could cause leaks.
Differential and Hub
Excessive metal shavings
Drain and fill front and rear differential oil
Excessive grease is
Check upper and lower axle ball joints for
excessive grease. Excessive grease indicates evident.
worn or damaged seal.