INTRODUCTION - Continued
When checking fluid levels, vehicle must be on level surface.
Oil filters shall be serviced/cleaned/changed when they are known to be contaminated or
clogged, service is recommended by AOAP, or hard time service is required.
Dispose of used lubricants in accordance with local Standing Operating Procedures (SOP).
For arctic operation, see FM 9-207.
For desert operation, see FM 90-3.
Clean all grease fittings before attaching grease gun.
When using grease gun, operate until grease appears around seals or out of relief valve and
check escaping grease for contamination. If contamination is found, notify support maintenance.
If no other treatment is directed, paint or clean and coat unprotected metal surfaces with
cleaner, lubricant, preservative (CLP).
Clean around filler necks/drain plugs/openings before servicing to keep dirt from entering
Lubricate oil can points as they become accessible while performing PMCS procedures. Use the
applicable lubricant identified and lubricate the following items as a part of PMCS:
Headlight removal nuts
Grille door hinges
Fender stowage box latches and hinges
Control rod clevises
Towing hooks (hinge pin)
Ammunition box latches
Drivers and commanders
Transmission support guide
seats moving parts
rails and rollers
Hatch locks and hinges
Drivers escape hatch late
model (clean and coat pins, plungers,
Drivers night viewer hatch
and all unpainted surfaces)
door pivot pin and latch
Oil Can Points Lubricants
For arctic operation, see FM 9-207
not lubricate the following items:
Air cleaner blower motor
Hydraulic powerpack electric
Gas particulate fan motor
Tachometer drive adapter
Ventilator blower motor
Any item not pointed out.