c. Refer to paragraph 4-61 to service the hydraulic
4-11. Brake Master Cylinder
a. The brake system must be checked and
4-10. Hydraulic Reservoir
serviced at regular intervals.
b. Refer to paragraph 4-33 to fill the master
a. The hydraulic system reservoir and breather
must be serviced at regular intervals.
4-12. Drive Axle
b. Refer to paragraph 4-59 to service the reservoir
a. The drive axle requires addition of lubricant and
c. To drain reservoir, remove drip pan and place a
draining and refilling at regular intervals.
suitable container under reservoir. Remove drain plug
b. To drain axle differential, remove drain plug at
and drain reservoir.
bottom of housing. Fill axle differential through level plug
d. Install drain plug and fill reservoir through level
located on cover side of housing.
gauge hole. Install drip pan.
Section V. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
a. This paragraph contains a tabular listing of
preventive maintenance services which must be
To insure that the fork lift truck is ready for operation at
performed by organizational maintenance personnel at
all times, it must be inspected systematically so that
the indicated intervals.
defects may be discovered and corrected before they
b. Table 4-2 lists preventive maintenance services
result in serious damage or failure. The necessary
in item numbers listed consecutively and indicate the
preventive maintenance checks and services to be
sequence of minimum requirements. The intervals are
performed by the operator are listed and described in
listed under services to be performed by organizational
paragraph 3-4. Organizational Maintenance checks and
maintenance personnel. Columns indicate the interval
services are listed and described in paragraph 4-14.
and sequence number, the item to be inspected, the
The item numbers indicate the sequence of minimum
procedure, and the paragraph reference in this manual
All deficiencies and
where the procedure is described. When operational
shortcomings will be recorded, together with the
checks are to be made, an operator must be seated on
corrective action taken, on DA Form 2404 at the earliest
seat and seat depressed to operate electrical circuits.
4-14. Preventive Maintenance Services
Table 4-2. Organizational Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services.
Time required: 2.8
Time Required: 2.8
Item to be inspected procedure
Check for frayed cables and remove corrosion. fill to 5/8 inch
above plates. Clean vent holes in caps. Charge at regular
charge and with finish charge (para 4-26).
LIFT, TILT AND SIDE SHIFT CYLINDERS
Check operation and check for leaks (para 2-2).
Clean and inspect chains (para 4-56).
Check operation. Adjust if brake pedal does not have ¼1 inch free
travel (para 4-32).
SERVICE BRAKE LINING
Check brake lining. If lining is worn to less than i/8 inch
thickness, replace brake shoes (para 4-34).
Check hoses and tubes for leaks and deterioration.0.2