I N T R O D U C T I O N AND SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF EQUIPMENT
SECTION 1. INTRODUCTION
This manual contains preventive maintenance information, checkout procedures, alignments, and
adjustments pertaining to organizational maintenance of the turret for the 165 MM Gun Full Tracked
Combat Engineer Vehicle M728.
SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF EQUIPMENT (Chapter 1 Section 2).
This section contains procedures to be done when receiving a vehicle that has been prepared for shipment.
Whenever practicable, the crew will assist in doing the procedures outlined in this section.
This chapter describes the periodic preventive maintenance and other preventive maintenance that you
should perform at various times.
Each paragraph contains a checkout procedure for an equipment area or system. The paragraphs can
be performed individually or as a whole, and can be referenced from other parts of this manual as
well as other TMs.
ALIGNMENT AND ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURES (Chapter 3 Section 2).
Each paragraph contains an alignment or adjustment for an equipment area or system. They are usually
performed when alignment or adjustment is required after installation of a new part.
Lubrication information used during maintenance is given.
This appendix supplies a table of expendable supplies and materials you will need to operate and
maintain the vehicle. An explanation of how to use this table is also given.
The maintenance allocation chart provides information designating overall responsibility for performance
of maintenance functions on all end items or components in the turret. This appendix also gives an
explanation on how to use the maintenance allocation than.
EQUIPMENT NOMENCLATURE LIST (APPENDIX C).
In parts of this manual, component/assembly nomenclature may differ. Refer to Appendix C for the
component/assembly name used in the Maintenance Allocation Chart and the associated common name
used in the maintenance procedures.