S e c t i o n I I I . S E R V I C E U P O N R E C E I P T O F M A T E R I A L
This section tells you how to service your carrier when it is first received from
information on administrative storage.
M741A1 (M163 Weapon System) suspension
will be damaged if the suspension lockout
system is locked while driving. Be sure the
suspension lockout system is NOT locked.
See your -10.
If you find anything wrong during this preliminary check, or during break-in
a depot. It also give you
period, report it to your
supervisor. These must be correct before carrier can be placed in service.
You are required to report any serious problems which appear to involve unsatisfactory design or material.
Prepare the Equipment Improvement Recommendations (EIR) using SF-368, Quality Deficiencies Report, as
stated in DA PAM 738-750.
All new or reconditioned carriers, when first received by using soldiers, must be reprocessed. Unit mechanics
must decide if carrier has been properly prepared for service. The carrier must be in condition to perform its
Dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 is toxic and flammable. Wear protective goggles and
gloves use only in well-ventilated area; avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothes,
and do not breathe vapors. Keep away from heat or flame. Never smoke when
using solvent; the flash point for Type I dry cleaning solvent is 100°F (38°C) and for
Type II is 138°F (50°C). Failure to do so may result in injury or death to personnel.
Remove rust-preventive coatings from all exterior surfaces. Use dry cleaning solvent (Item 13, App C).
Read DD Form 1397 (Processing and Reprocessing record for Shipment, Storage, and Issue of Vehicles and
Spare Engines). Follow precautions checked on the form. Form should be in a waterproof cover attached to one
of the headlight. A duplicate copy should be in the driver's compartment.
Read all warning tags attached to power plant components and those in the drivers compartment. Follow
instructions on these tags.
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