5 . Place range selector in N position and
SAMPLING REQUIREMENTS. Samples may
keep engine running.
be taken without WARMING a component to
operating temperature if the equipment has
been operated within the last 30 days. If the
Remove driver's power plant access
equipment has not been operated within the
panel (TM 9-2350-266-10).
last 30 days, the components must be
brought to operating temperature. These
7. With engine running, remove dust caps
requisites apply to both routine and special
from engine and transmission oil sampling
sampling. Oil samples must not be taken
immediately after oil is added. When oil
sampling valve is not available to take oil
Open sample valve on engine oil filter
sample, use vampire pump to take samples.
and drain small amount of oil into a suitable
container to clear valve of grit and contami-
nation. (Properly dispose of container and oil
upon completion of sample taking.) FiII sam-
pling bottle to neck shoulder and seal it.
Attach DA Form 2026 to sample bottle.
DO NOT ADD OIL immediately
prior to taking oil samples.
When Daily operation checks
and services indicate the need
to replenish oil levels, WAIT
until after taking samples. New
oil added immediately prior to
taking samples or before pro-
longed operation of compo-
nents will adversely affect oil
For location of nearest AOAP
laboratory and complete infor-
mation about AOAP, refer to TB
9. Close oil sample valve and reinstall dust
Perform Daily operation checks and
10. Take oil sample from transmission in
same manner (steps 7 thru 9).
Obtain two sample bottles (NSN
2026s from unit AOAP monitor.
11. Shut off engine (TM 9-2350-266-10).
3. Start the engine (TM 9-2350-266-10). If
required (refer to Sampling Requirements),
Install driver's compartment power
operate carrier to bring engine and transmis-
plant access panel and secure carrier.
sion up to normal operating temperatures.
Deliver sample bottles to unit AOAP
4. Stop carrier and set steering levers (TM
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