PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES Continued
ITEM TO BE
a. Check shock absorbers. After a good run on
rough terrain or bumpy coarse shock absorbers
should be warm enough so you can tell they
have been operating properly.
broken or cold
Any Class III
b. Check for missing or loose roadwheel arm or
shock absorber mounting bolts.
Any bolt loose
Torsion Bars and
a. Check for bent, broken, or missing road wheel
arms and torsion bars. With crowbar, try to lift
each road wheel. If any road wheel comes up
easily, you have a broken or missing torsion bar.
Notify unit maintenance of any broken or
missing torsion bar.
Torsion bar or
arm is bent,
b. Check that torsion bar plugs are fully seated and
retaining screws are tight.