PREPARATION FOR STORAGE AND SHIPMENT - CONTINUED
STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS - CONTINUED
Apply insulating varnish or equivalent to all exposed electrical wires, cables and connectors.
Coat steering cylinder rod with preservative oil and then cover with barrier material.
Prepare air intake assembly:
Disassemble air cleaner assembly (WP 0024 00).
Preservative oil will damage non-metallic air filter parts. Care should be used when applying preservative
oil to air filter non-metallic parts.
Dip removed air cleaner components in preservative oil (Item 34, WP 0323 00).
Install air cleaner elements and components (WP 0024 00).
Wrap air intake restriction indicator in barrier material.
Loosen hose clamp at turbo air inlet and pull off air inlet hose (WP 0026 00).
Spray inside of air inlet hose and turbocharger inlet impeller with preservative oil (Item 34, WP 0323 00).
Attach air inlet hose and tighten clamp (WP 0026 00).
Prepare exhaust system:
Remove muffler (WP 0051 00).
Spray inside of exhaust pipe leading from engine with preservative oil (Item 34, WP 0323 00).
Install muffler (WP 0051 00).
Place barrier material over exhaust exit. Secure with tape (Item 58, WP 0323 00).
To prevent damage to alternator ensure that plug-in lead to alternator is disconnected.
Disconnect plug-in lead to alternator (WP 0062 00) and tape (Item 58, WP 0323 00).
Discharged batteries will be damaged if stored in below freezing temperatures.
Remove batteries (WP 0106 00) and tape (Item 58, WP 0323 00) battery cable ends. Store batteries where they can
be checked periodically and recharged.
Cover seat with barrier material.
Tag forklift as "STORED LONG TERM." List all work done on forklift on the tag.
Check forklift every 45 to 60 days for signs of damage or deterioration. Repeat procedures if damage is detected.
Removing Forklift from Long Term Storage.
Remove all coverings and tape.
Install fully charged batteries or new batteries (WP 0106 00).
Connect plug-in lead to alternator (WP 0062 00).
Perform all Operator PMCS (TM 10-3930-660-10) and Unit Maintenance PMCS (WP 0011 00).
On first day of operation, check forklift periodically for leaks and proper operation. Troubleshoot as required (WP