Table 2-1. Unit Level Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for M113A2 FOV
Check steering in forward range and
in reverse range.
If earner does not
unusual noise, vi-
make a complete turn after steering
bration or earner
levers are pulled to the left and right,
fails to turn.
troubleshoot steering system (page
Check earner braking. If carrier does
Carrier fails to stop.
not stop when steering levers are fully
depressed, troubleshoot differential
brake adjustment (page 3-176).
Check shifting of carrier in all ranges.
Carrier fails to shift
If carrier does not respond properly to
into selected range.
selected driving range, troubleshoot
gear selection system (page 3-1 77).
Failure to lock the steer-
ing levers and block the
road wheels can allow the
carrier to move and could
result in injury or death.
Always lock the steering
levers and block road
wheels before working
on the carrier.
Immediately after road test, cau-
Any Class III leak or
tiously feel all wheel and idler hubs for
noticeable difference in temperature
between hubs. An overheated hub in-
dicates that bearing is out of adjust-
ment, poorly lubricated, or damaged.
Check temperature of shock absorb-
ers. They should be warm. A cold
shock is faulty.
Visually check inside, outside, and un-
derneath of carrier for fuel, oil, or hy-
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