OPERATOR AND ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE
Section I. OPERATOR AND ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE
REPAIR PARTS, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
for the fork lift truck are listed in Appendix B.
3-1. Special Tools and Equipment
No special tools or equipment are required by
3-3. Organizational Maintenance Repair
the operator or organizational maintenance per-
sonnel for the maintenance of the fork lift truck.
Organizational maintenance repair parts are
3-2. Basic Issue Tools and Equipment
listed and illustrated in TM 10-3930-609-20P.
Tools and repair parts issued with or authorized
Section II. LUBRICATION
proved cleaning solvent. Remove all excess
3-4. General lubrication Information
lubricant after lubrication.
a. This section contains lubrication instruc-
(3) Drain plug and breather. Keep the
tions which are supplemental to, and not specifi-
area clean around the drain plug, and hydrau-
cally covered in the lubrication order.
lic reservoir breather. Remove the drain plug
b. For current lubrication order, refer to LO
only when necessary to remove hydraulic oil.
(4) Bearings. Clean and lubricate un-
Figure 3-1. Not used.
sealed bearings ( (a) and (b) below).
(a) Wash all of the old lubricant out of
the hearings with volatile mineral spirits or
3-5. Detailed lubrication Information
drycleaning solvent and dry the parts
a. Care of Lubricants and Lubrication Equip-
ment. Keep all lubricants in closed containers
Caution: Bearings must not be spun
and store in a clean, dry area away from heat.
dried with compressed air.
Do not allow dirt, dust, water, or other foreign
(b) Pack the bearings by hand or with
matter to come in contact with the lubricants at
a mechanical packer, introducing the lubricant
any time. Keep all lubrication equipment clean
carefuIly between the balls and rollers. Do not
and ready for use.
smear grease only on the outside of the bear-
ings and expect it to work in. Great care must
be exercised to insure that dirt, grit, lint, or
(1) General. Keep the fork lift truck clean
by wiping it regularly with a cloth dampened
other contaminants are not introduced into the
lightly in an approved cleaning solvent and dry
bearings. If the bearings are not to be installed
thoroughly. Clean lubrication points and area
immediately after repacking, wrap them in
around hydraulic reservoir fill before lubrication.
clean oilproof paper to protect them from con-
(2) Grease fittings. Wipe grease fittings
with a clean, dry cloth before lubrication. Re-
c. Usual Conditions. Service intervals specified
move old or hardened lubricants with an ap-
on the lubrication order are for normal opera-