4. FUEL SYSTEM.
Fuel Tank Strainer. Refer to TM 10-3930-669-20, remove fuel cap and strainer and clean with
Fuel Filter. Fill replacement filter with fuel, and refer to TM 10-3930-669-20 to bleed fuel system.
Fuel/Water Separator. Clean canister during each filter change.
Fuel Tank. Drain fuel tank only when fuel is contaminated.
Fuel Tank. To drain the fuel tank, remove drain plug from drain located on bottom of tank.
5. DRIVE AXLE.
Initial oil change for new drive axles must be done after the first 100 hours of operation. Following oil
changes will be made at the normal interval of 2000 hours. Remove front plate prior to drain and fill,
refer to TM 10-3930-669-20.
b. Initial level checks for the axle will be made from the housing side plug. Drive axle oil cannot be
checked until oil has cooled. Oil level should be at the bottom of the hole. Each planetary wheel end
oil level check is performed with the plugs at the three or nine o'clock position.
Planetary wheels must be drained first. Align each wheel drain plug at the six o'clock position.
Remove plug and drain one wheel at a time. After draining the wheels, remove drain plugs from
under axle and drain housing. During all lubricant changes, remove metal particles from magnetic
d. Align each planetary wheel drain plug at the three or nine o'clock position. Fill planetary wheel
slowly through the hole until oil runs out. Install plug. Remove two check/fill plugs from axle
housing. Fill left and right sides of axle housing through each check/fil1 hole until oil begins to run out
and install check plug.
6. STEER AXLE.
King Pin and Tie Rod. To prevent seals from being pushed out of bore when greasing fittings on
steering gears, use only two pumps from a manual grease gun or two clicks from a pneumatic grease
Wheel Bearings. Be sure to clean bearings with drycleaning solvent and inspect for pitting, recesses,
and visible damage. Pack bearings with clean grease only.
7. OIL CAN POINTS.
Lubricate doors, side panels, engine cover hinges, locks, and pivot points every 1000 hours. Lubricate
door rotary locks and latches with lubricant cleaner.
b. Lubricate linkage at connections and friction points liberally.
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