PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS), INCLUDING
LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS Continued
Table 16. Semi-Annual Unit Level Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for M548A1 and M548A3
ITEM TO BE
Be sure that all operator level PMCS in
your -10 have been completed prior to
performing unit level PMCS.
a. Perform a road test. Drive carrier at least 5
miles (8 km).
When conditions prevent a road test,
perform engine idle (Step 82a. )and
governed no-load test (Step 83a. ).
Check instruments, gauges and warning lights
for normal indications as outline in your -10.
Do not allow engine to operate for
prolonged periods if outside air
temperature is less than 85 degrees F (29
degrees C) and gauge is above 200 degrees
F (93 degrees C), or outside air
temperature is above 85 degrees F (29
degrees C) and gauge is above 225 degrees
F (107 degrees C). Serious damage to
engine may result.
Left and Right
Power plant can be damaged. Do not pivot
steer when carrier is moving except in a
track failure emergency.
a. Check steering in left and right turns. If carrier
does not finish a complete turn when wheel/
laterals is turned to left or right, troubleshoot
steering system (WP 0006 00).