Section I. GENERAL
(2) Gasoline Engine. Pierce or smash cylinder
block. Damage crankshaft and camshaft.
This manual is for your use in maintaining the Army
(3) Transmission and Differential. Pierce or
Model MHE-229 Fork Lift Truck.
smash transmission and differential case.
(4) Steering Gear. Pierce or smash steering
Maintenance Forms and Records
(5) Wires, Cables, and Lines. Cut, rip out, or
Maintenance forms and records that you are required to
otherwise destroy all wires, electrical cables, and fuel, oil,
use: DA Form 2408 (Equipment Log Assembly-
or water lines.
Records), DA Form 2408-1 (Equipment Daily and
(6) Carburetor and Manifolds. Smash these
Monthly Log), DA Form 2408-5 (Equipment Modification
Record), DA Form 2408-9 (Equipment Control Record),
(7) Alternator, Distributor, ignition Coil, and
DA Form 2408-10 (Equipment Component Register),
Spark Plugs. Destroy these components by smashing.
and DA Form 2408-14 (Uncorrected Fault Record).
(8) Radiator. Drive large holes through core
and tank. Break off drain cock.
Reporting of Errors
(9) Battery. Break cam and plates of battery.
You can help improve this manual. If you find any
mistakes or if you know of a way to improve the
procedures, please let us know. Mail your letter, DA
a. Select the best available site for administrative
Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and
Blank Forms), or DA Form 2028-2 located in the back of
storage. Separate stored equipment from equipment is
this manual direct to: Commander, US Army Tank-
Conspicuously mark the are "Administrative
Automotive Command, Warren, MI 48090, Attn: DRST-
MB. A reply will be furnished to you.
b. Covered space is preferred. When sufficient
covered space for all items to be stored is not available,
priority should be given to items which are most
Destruction of Army Material to Prevent
susceptible to deterioration from the elements. SB 38-8-
1 should be used s a guide for establishing the items
most susceptible to deterioration.
a. General. Do not destroy the truck except on
c. Open sites should be improved hardstand, if
order of proper authority, and demolish it only to prevent
available. Unimproved sites should be firm, well-drained,
capture and use of the truck by the enemy. Destroy the
and kept free of excessive vegetation.
same parts on all similar equipment to prevent enemy
d. Trucks, vans, CONEX containers, and other
use through cannibalization.
containers may be used if they provide the best available
Smash all controls, including
Section II. DESCRIPTION AND DATA
The truck has a rated capacity of 2000 pounds, and is
designed for high maneuverability and operation in
confined areas. The maintenance paragraphs of this
four cylinder gasoline engine driven, torque converter
manual contain detailed descriptions of the various
coupled, solid rubber tire-mounted unit. The fork lift
components of the truck.
truck utility hydraulic power for its lift and tilt functions.
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