Change 6 2-30.7
Although the bilge pump is
considered Not Mission
Essential and will no longer be
supported with spare and repair
parts, this manual contains
operational procedures. For
Your information Only. Notify
Unit Mainenance if the bilge
pump no longer operates.
a. Check bilge pump weekly aand
before any water operations.
b. Feel bilge pump outlet for a
stream of water if there iswater in
the carrier, or feel for a stream of
air if water is absent.
c. Check bilge pump intake
screens for clogging. Clear screen
of all trapped debris.
Inspect winch and wire rope for
damage, hydraulic leaks, loose
mounting hardware, and one or
more cable strands kinked or
Table 2-1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for M-9 ACE - Continued
Class III leak.
If the class III leak can be eliminated by
capping/plugging the supply/return lines
to the winch, thus isolating the winch
from the hydraulic system the vehicle
wwould no longer be considered Not
Mission Capable. Repair of the leak
should be deferred to the next
scheduled maintenance session.